Paul Balke

IS IT OK TO PARTY ?

Three days ago my friend, Paul Truszowski (a wine journalist from Berlin born in Poland), posted on social media about enjoying and partying at this time of the year. 1)   He describes his Polish grandfather who was taken away…

MONFERRATO & EXPO

MONFERRATO AND EXPO Millions of visitors will visit the EXPO event in Milano. Many politicians have been speaking of the opportunities EXPO will bring to Italy and it´s suffering economy. Italy needs impulses so any economic boost will be wellcome.…

MY(S)THICAL PUGLIA

It is late afternoon in June, sun radiations heat the terrace in the centre of Barletta, a little town at the Adriatic coast north of Bari. Youths are wandering down the park, some elderly people having their daily talks and…