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Prepping for pasta...

I don’t always make homemade pasta, sometimes preferring the chewy bite of a dried pasta.  Never for things that require an extruder – although that is on my bucket list. 96 more words


Taming Firenze: Chianti

Some stories need to be told with words. Others with pictures. Chianti is a difficult story to tell with either. It is the humming wind, the fresh mountain air and the rows of grape trees lining the hills. 278 more words


ITALY: Renting a Vespa & Touring the Chianti Region

Hey folks!  I know it’s been awhile since my last post.  Ugh, sometimes blogging does not work out the way I want it to when I have life going on! 983 more words


Castello di Verrazzano, Italia

July 23, 2012

After leaving San Gimignano, we made a stop at Castello di Verrazzano for a tour, wine tasting, and a light dinner.

The drive up to the castle was a narrow dirt path meandering on the edge of steep cliffs falling down to rolling fields of grapes lines and olive trees. 223 more words


Castello di Gabbiano Chianti Classico DOCG 2014, Tuscany, Italy

See-through purple.  Nose of sweet strawberries and spring flowers, very intriguing.  On the palate I get more strawberries and nutmeg.  The wine is juicy but not biting with acidity.   85 more words