Italian Wine Pairing 101

Italy has been making wine for over 2800 years and is the largest wine producing country in the world. Italian wine is often named after the region or town where the grapes are grown – which can become confusing. This easy to use interactive infographic from Charming Sardinia shows exactly which Italian wine to pair with your food or vice versa.

Blood Diamonds On The High Street

In 2003 the United Nations introduced the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) to certify that diamonds are conflict free. The KPCS defines conflict diamonds as those which are funding rebel armies in areas of conflict. One flaw in the process is that it does not recognize governments who are committing acts of violence in their own country.