Custoza

Custoza

(ko͞ostô`tsä) or

Custozza

(–tôt`tsä), village, Venetia, N Italy, near Verona. It was the scene of an Austrian victory over Sardinia in 1848 (see RisorgimentoRisorgimento
[Ital.,=resurgence], in 19th-century Italian history, period of cultural nationalism and of political activism, leading to unification of Italy. Roots of the Risorgimento
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) and of an Austrian victory over Italy in 1866 (see Austro-Prussian WarAustro-Prussian War
or Seven Weeks War,
June 15–Aug. 23, 1866, between Prussia, allied with Italy, and Austria, seconded by Bavaria, Württemberg, Saxony, Hanover, Baden, and several smaller German states.
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).
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On the battlefield, Italy was defeated in Custoza (Land battle) and Lissa (Battleship), but the defeat of Austria in Koniggratz and the politics of Napoleon III offered Venice to the Italians (Stiles, 1998: 80-81).
Indeed, the screen versions of the Risorgimento produced in Italy in the sound era always limit their field to the nineteenth century, and to specific events, mostly avoiding obscure or even only problematic moments in the revolutionary process, such as the battles of Custoza and Novara, which find only occasional representation in the history of Italian cinema--and most notably in Luchino Visconti's splendid rendering of his personal interpretation of Italian Risorgimento in Senso (1954).
In February 2011, the Swiss- based Count of Custoza Family Office launched a classic car fund.
A glass of Custoza Pinot Grigio, a delicate, flowery number, was just right for a midday tipple.
Bianco di Custoza is a lookalike Soave, located in Verona, but often better value.
Try crisp, fresh Italian dry white Ca'Donini Bianco di Custoza 2000 (Sainsbury's, pounds 1 off at pounds 2.
Bianco di Custoza 1999, Cantina di Custoza, Verona (pounds 5.
Dopo essersi diplomato dall'Accademia Militare di Modena, partecipo alla battaglia di Custoza ed alla presa di Roma nel 1870, maturando la convinzione che all'esercito ed all'istutuzione scolastica sarebbe spettato il compito di dar vita ad una nazione culturalmente unificata e coesa.
Infatti, le versioni cinematografiche, per cosi dire, della scrittura sul Risorgimento si limitano a specifici evenfi ma evitano tutti quei momenti dello sviluppo rivoluzionario che rimangono oscuri o anche solo problematici, quali la battaglia di Custoza del 1866 e quella di Novara del 1849.
Bianco di Custoza is one of those Italian dry whites that is the bane of the wine-writer's existence in that there's virtually nothing sensible you can say about it.
79 until Tuesday) and pert, crisp Italian white Ca'Donini Bianco di Custoza 2000 (Sainsbury's, 70p off at pounds 3.
The first is Bianco Di Custoza 1998, Chiaro di Luna, Santi - a refreshing Italian white with lemony, almost boiled-sweet fruit.