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Women and Wine – Donatella Cinelli Colombini in Tuscany

In 1998, Donatella Cinelli Colombini took over the running of the family Tuscan wine estates, comprising Casato in Montalcino and Fattoria del Colle in Trequanda. She sought out a professional cellar master at the local oenologist school in Siena. She … Continue reading

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Wild about boar – wild boar lunch in Tuscany

Sunday lunch in Italy is traditionally a day to spend with the family, lingering around the dining table for hours and enjoying an abundant meal comprised of traditional, home-cooked dishes made from local produce, and enjoyed with a glass or … Continue reading

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UTOPIA: the ideal art exhibition in Florence

          Utopia, a coin termed by Sir Thomas More in writing his treatise of the same name, has its origins in the term ‘no place’. The meaning of the title which was first published in the … Continue reading

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Something old, something new: VINNOVO

The word, or rather drink on everyone lips right now in Tuscany is ‘Vinnovo’!   An adaption of the words ‘vino nuovo’ (new wine) it is, as the name suggests, the first wine produced from the year’s harvest.

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