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Under the Tuscan Sun

Getting up the next morning, I was not surprised to see two empty beds where the crazy Kentuckians had once slept. But I had no time to dwell on their absence. 1,709 more words

Encountering a Lion in Chianti

I could probably make all 100 art cards from pictures of fountains I’ve taken! But for now, here’s just one of them for card #13 – the lion fountain in Radda in Chianti. 151 more words


Wine Review: Piandaccoli Cosmus Chianti Riserva 2012

Italians are famous for liking wines with high acidity. But many Italian wines also have tantalizing bitter flavors that give them dimension and personality. This one gets its distinctive  personality from that bitterness highlighted against unusual wood notes. 132 more words

Wine Reviews

Tuscan Style Beef Stew

This was an interesting recipe, mostly from the standpoint of what the end result was. In my experience, a beef “stew” (or any stew really) contains more than just the meat. 402 more words


A morning in Tuscany with Tuscan Wine Tours by Grape Tours

During our stay in Florence, we wanted to experience surrounding Tuscany. To make this happen, we registered for a tour of the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany with a company called… 551 more words