Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

Sardinian Mirto is a popular liqueur made from myrtle and comes in two distinct flavours: Mirto rosso which is made from the myrtle berries and Mirto bianco which is made from the leaves of the myrtle plant. Mirto is often served as an after dinner digestive and is served chilled. Most restaurants will offer a homemade mirto which is stronger and has less sugar.

Mirto by Jennifer Avventura 2013

This is my response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination.

Have you tried Sardinian mirto?

About Jennifer Avventura

Canadian Freelance writer living in Sardinia, Italy. A serial expat who lived in Australia, England and Cayman Islands. She eats Nutella with a spoon and hides under the bed during lightning storms. When she's not out running 6k you will find her sitting at the computer - writing her novel and searching for worldwide waitress work.
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21 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

  1. Nice take on ‘illumination’, Jennifer! In vino veritas, perhaps?

  2. taniamend says:

    it made me thirsty… nice shot :)

  3. Paul says:

    I bring back to Canada all I can get through customs every time I visit Sardinia; all my friends love it, to my chagrin!!!!!!!

  4. Debra Kolkka says:

    We tried it and liked it a lot.

  5. wow, i would like to try that! z

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  9. Jennifer…..proprio in questi giorni stiamo raccogliendo le bacche per prepararlo!!!!! il mirto fatto in casa è tutta un altra cosa ;-)

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  14. Rosemarie says:

    Hi Jennifer
    Beautiful photo and a very interesting wine that we will have to try next time we visit family in Sardegna! Have a great day! May God Bless!

    The Sard/American,
    Rosemarie

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  16. The Hook says:

    Interesting and clever answer!

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