Tag: siena house


  • The Saffron Is UP !

    As the tourist season draws to a close (in glorious sunshine) the real work of the year begins.. the Saffron Harvest ! The new patch is in bloom first, an additional 3,000 plants, soon to be followed by a further […]

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  • Tuscany in Winter

    Tuscany in Winter Pictures by Dumitru Brinzan of Hermes Themes Dumitru and Alina came to Tuscany in Winter this year – they are both photographers, and were interested in experiencing Tuscany in winter.¬†During their visit they took many pictures in […]

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  • Image of Date Tomatoes on the vine in July at Siena House, Tuscany.

    Too many Tomatoes !

    The Kitchen Garden has been prolific to say the least this year. ¬†We’ve harvested the Tomatoes twice for bottling now and there’s probably a third batch (as well as Patrice’s Green Tomato Jam) still to do! Fully exposed to the […]

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  • Green Tuscany: 50 shades in Spring

    Green Tuscany landscapes are beautiful year round, but for photographers interested in capturing a wider spectrum of greens then the time to be here is just as the trees are coming into leaf

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  • Image showing a summer garden scene at a tuscan country house two lounge chairs close to a wall in siena red red bricks and stone bright green grass lit by the setting sun and a hilltown visible from the garden in the background with cypresses and olive trees

    Where to base yourself in Tuscany

    Wondering where to base yourself in Tuscany? so did we. To get the best of Tuscany a balance between blissful escape and easy access (for authentic hill towns top wine zones and romantic experiences) for days out is optimal. Some advice from year round Tuscany residents about their preferred base.

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