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Santini: 20 Years of Eroica

Next weekend, the first weekend of October, the town of Gaiole in Chianti hosts the start of the Eroica Vintage Cycling Tour. Over the past 20 years, … 91 more words


Pizza Time… and Time to Give Lambrusco Another Chance

For a country that makes so much wine, why do some of Italy’s vinous products get such a bad rap?

Perhaps the answer can be found in the question. 492 more words

Food And Wine Pairings/Recipes

Florence, Italy - A Day in Tuscany

June 30, 2016

I love wine. Let us go ahead and get that out of the way right now. As a wine connoisseur (joke, I drink it all) it was absolutely mandatory for my Mom and I to spend a day venturing around the Tuscan countryside.  337 more words

Wine appellations, are really nonsense?

Are wine appellations really nonsense? Are appellations the reason why Lidl sells Chianti at £3.99? Will it make any difference if instead of the “appellation” the label will have the grape? 1,029 more words


Super Tuscan

Tua Rita Perlato del Bosco

Rosso Toscana IGT 2007

By Fergal Gleeson

The front label features some decadent revellers in costume getting boozed. The words “bacchanalian orgy“ come to mind. 357 more words

Red Wine

Day Trips from Florence

Florence is in reach of many smaller cities or towns that offer wonderful sights and activities. Recently I have been able to go to a few places for the day. 965 more words


Tuscany Diary

When I think Tuscany,  I think lovely scenery, serenity  and greenery. Perfect place to enjoy bread & cheese while being under the Tuscan sun

Wearing: Zara Top, Zara pants, Aldo shoes, pearl bracelet and earrings, Michael Kors bag. 100 more words