There’s nothing like a hot beverage to warm up on a crisp winter day. In my current hometown, Munich, they do an excellent job at serving piping hot glühwein, mostly at the city’s many Christmas markets. When I wrapped my fingers around a giant mug last weekend, freezing, I reminisced about my time in Rome. There, too, I was freezing more often than you’d think. It does get quite chilly. And, like many Romans, I was living in a poorly insulated apartment with a tiny heater.
What did I drink to stay warm, there? Simple, I went out and drank wine. Lots of it…

….read the rest of my guest blog post on Casa Mia Italy Food & Wine’s blog.

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