Friday was vineyard day, and we visited two: One in Montalcino and the other in Montepulciano. The vineyard in Montalcino, although housed in an old estate, was quite new. The enormous oak barrels used for fermentation come from France and … Continue reading
On Thursday… Florence. What can you say about Bella Firenze? Filled with art, architechture, ambience and culture, Florence is one of the world’s beautiful cities. I have visited Florence previously on a couple of occasions, but this is the first … Continue reading
On Wednesday we had the pleasure of having a Tuscan chef, Marco, come to the villa to teach us how to cook. Because I was fighting back a slight cold, I opted not to participate and get my hands into … Continue reading
On Tuesday we celebrated the marriage of Christine Klase and Craig Taylor in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Out of courtesy to the bride and groom, I will not be posting any photos of the wedding unless they do so. But … Continue reading
On Monday, Ida and I decided to take a ride to San Gimignano, a 13th century medieval, walled hill town known for its towers. Famous for its Romanesque and Gothic architecture, it is not uncommon to see art students sitting … Continue reading
After a great flight from Boston to Rome, we arrived a bit tired but ready for our adventure. Of course we had some laughs along the way, but then we got our Alfa Romeo and hit the road to our … Continue reading
Getting ready for the next trip. Will be travelling through Tuscany and sipping wine along the way. Stay tuned… more to come.