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Autumn in Tuscany: grape harvesting and wine festivals

A lot in programme in Tuscany during Autumn for wine lovers. A brief overview of what the region has to offer. Continue reading

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Schiacciata alla Fiorentina: The Soft, White Queen of Carnival

Florence has a very interesting, and above all delicious, tradition of dishes. Here one of its cakes, traditionally for the Carnival period, today it can be found in all the best pasticcerie. Continue reading

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Wine&Siena 2018

From January 27th to 28th Siena will be hosting the Italian food and wine event Wine&Siena. Continue reading

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Manarola, the Cinque Terre’s Nativity Scene

When a family tradition becomes part of a large community and lightens up not only a hillside. Manarola and its magnificent Nativity Scene. Continue reading

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The Monet Experience

If you’re visiting Florence these days, don’t miss the Monet Experience in the church of Santo Stefano al Ponte near Ponte Vecchio. A different kind of way of seeing paintings. Continue reading

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