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Chianti Wine

Chianti Wine

Chianti is undoubtedly the best known and most highly regarded wine in the world, even more than champagne. The Chianti DOCG is produced in the heart of Tuscany, in the area between the provinces of Arezzo, Florence, Pisa, Pistoia,…Continue Reading

Visit Tuscany olive oil producers

Visit Tuscany olive oil producers

Olive oil is undoubtedly one of the jewels of Tuscany: there are more than 400 mills, 70 different kinds of olive trees, over 50 thousand production companies, and most importantly several local consortia that Guarantee the authenticity of the…Continue Reading

Rosso Fiorentino exhibition

Rosso Fiorentino exhibition

The beautiful hill-top town of Volterra, with fabulous views of the Tuscan countryside, steeped in Etruscan and Roman History and the production of Alabaster, is now home to an exhibition celebrating the great artist Rosso FiorentinoContinue Reading

Special visit of Siena

Special visit of Siena

I love Siena and among the nicest things I did there is a visit to the upper part of the duomo: “la porta del cielo”, the gate to heaven.

The Cathedral truly deserves a visit too, but that  passageway above the vaults of the church really offers a breathtaking view.

I also love…Continue Reading

I FEEL TUSCAN: Pistoia Special Visit

I FEEL TUSCAN: Pistoia Special Visit

It is a Saturday morning. I am walking along the Sant’Andrea street.

I have almost reached the Church of Sant’Andrea. Amazed by the still originally simple Romanesque church, I enter the gate. Although I read many times about the Pulpit of Giovanni Pisano, I still remain astonished by its elegance and beauty. The superb example of…Continue Reading

Restoration of glass window of the Cathedral of Florence

Restoration of glass window of the Cathedral of Florence

At last! After much anticipation, the restoration of the beautiful stained glass window of the Cathedral in Florence has been completed.

The glass window depicts the Assumption of the Virgin, made by the glass master Niccolò di Piero Tedesco, on…Continue Reading

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