Last week between apocalyptic rainstorms, I met Ben O’Donnell, a correspondent for Francis Ford Coppola’s Encyclopedia, for a drink at Al Vino Al Vino in Rome’s Monti district. Ben is on this incredible three month long journey through Europe visiting vineyards and wine bars and speaking to wine experts and enthusiasts. We chatted a bit over a couple of glasses of wine and Al Vino Al Vino’s famous caponata and the contents of our discussion were recounted in Ben’s recent blog entry A Rome With A View . You can read the full article here.