Italian Good Living | Lake Garda

Lake Garda

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The mild climate on the brescia side of lake garda, with its mediterranean features, has favored the cultivation of lemons, introduced by the franciscans as early as the thirteenth century. Active since the sixteenth century, production flourished over time due to the appreciation of this cultivar throughout Europe, both to delight the palates of the nobles and to combat scurvy. Instead, the twentieth century marked the abandonment and rapid …

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A millenary history of culture, where time seems to have stopped. From whatever point you look at lake Garda, it mirrors a millenary history of culture, wise transformation and enhancement of fine quality raw materials. This lake, the largest one in Italy, is the heart of appellations of excellence that unfold among castles, around small picturesque ports and in small villages, where time seems to have stopped. The Garda …

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