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The Italy Mix: Dan Brown’s New Book, Prisoners Making Wine
Published on Saturday, June 1, 2013 by

inferno-white-borderThe Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week:

Dante Fever in Florence: Dan Brown’s latest book The Inferno has tourists flocking to Florence to follow in Robert Langdon’s steps.  (The Daily Beast)

Venice’s Hidden Neighborhood:  The working-class district of Castello Orientale is place to take in authentic Venice . (The New York Times)

Italy’s Most Unlikely Vintners: A group of inmates on a remote prison island off the coast of Italy have started producing their own wine. (The Telegraph)

Dance in the Birthplace of Pesto: Danza Contempo Ligure, a small festival based in Genoa, puts the area on the map as more than just the home of pesto. (The New York Times)

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