One of the overarching themes in this month's Wineletter is 'family-owned and operated'. Pasqua fit unequivocally into that category. One of Italy's leading independent and privately owned wine companies, Pasqua are headquartered in the Veneto region, close to the city of Verona. In balance to their urbane air, the family have 80 years of experience working the land here, and have been big drivers of the region's success, ensuring wines like Soave and Valpolicella are known throughout the wine-drinking world. While they produce exceptional value entry-level wines, Pasqua also have a reputation for crafting beautifully made, top-end and Amarone-style expressions. Things have gone next level with the company now in the hands of the third generation: Riccardo, Alessandro, Cecilia and Giovanni. Since Easter is descending upon us, it seems only appropriate to mention that the Italian word for Easter is... Pasqua! Say hello, then, to Mr and Mrs Easter and the kids. In celebration of this momentous and slightly surprising fact, we're giving away TEN pasta machines so you can continue to dine in style in your own home. All you have to do is purchase one of the Pasqua wines on this page and you're in the draw – not too hard a task when the wines are this good, we think. Buona Pasqua!