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Places We Love

  • Castelmuzio Photostory

    Castelmuzio Photostory

    The first of the season's Tuscan olive oil is released in the commune of Trequanda in the Orcia Chiana Ridge. We went to the taste Castelmuzio's oil at this, the first Olive Oil Festival of the season !

     
  • Sunday Morning Garden Tour at La Foce

    Sunday Morning Garden Tour at La Foce

    On beautiful Summer's day we headed out to take the garden tour at La Foce Historic Tuscan Estate near Montepulciano. La Foce really is Tuscany at it's best and we consider a visit to this estate an essential visit for anyone stopping for a day or two in this part of Tuscany...

     
  • Wine Tasting at Podere Le Ripi

    Wine Tasting at Podere Le Ripi

    Podere Le Ripi is a biodynamic vineyard in Montalcino and Francesco Illy's personal project. An hour away from the house, but a superb journey we consider this an absolutely essential visit for any Wine Lovers coming to this part of Tuscany!

     
  • Bagno Vignone; Winter Holiday Passeggiata

    Bagno Vignone; Winter Holiday Passeggiata

    Bagno Vignone is a tiny Tuscan hill town in the Val d’Orica. High up in the valley, it’s a Spa Town with several spas old and new, but the focal […]

     
  • A Winter’s day in Cortona with friends

    A Winter’s day in Cortona with friends

    If you’re with us (or in our area) for only 2 nights – Cortona is unmissable… we love it. ¬†On a crisp bright Sunday between Christmas and New year, we […]