Tag Archives: wine tasting in Tuscany

Villa di Piazzano

When I asked Lori what she wanted for her birthday this year she said she’d like to go to Tuscany and visit our friends at the Villa di Piazzano. We’ve been to the Villa many times and always return because … Continue reading

Share
Posted in B&B, Italian, Italy, Tuscan | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ristorante Walter Redaelli, Bettolle, Tuscany, Italy

Back home on the ranch in the Cortona area of Tuscany, we decided to try some new places.  We had a conversation with Alessandra the owner of Villa di Piazzano inquiring about any new and exciting restaurants in the area.  … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Brunello, Italian, Italy, Tuscan | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

La Bucaccia, Cortona, Tuscany, Italy

[flickrset id=”72157622906386322″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] In the Famous hilltop village of Cortona, La Bucaccia is conveniently located near the center of town. The owner and manager, Romano personally greets all of his guest with his unique style of humor. The … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Italian, Italy, restaurant, Tuscan | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Biondi Santi, MONTALCINO, ITALY

[flickrset id=”72157603644016049″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] We were honored to have a private tour and tasting at Biondi-Santi the birthplace of Brunello di Montalcino. Private tours are the only type available at Biondi-Santi.  I recommend booking well in advance because they … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Brunello, Italian, Italy, Tuscan, Wine | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Ristorante di Poggio Antico, Tuscany, Italy

The Ristorante di Poggio Antico is located on the vineyard Poggio Antico and is run independently by Roberto Minnetti is another true fine dining experience in Tuscany. We enjoyed Lori’s birthday lunch out on the patio so much we returned … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Italian, Italy, restaurant, Tuscan | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Palazzo del Capitano

[flickrset id=”72157622360159848″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] Located in the center of the small Tuscan town of San Quirico d’Orcia is this charming boutique hotel Palazzo dell Capitano. San Quirico is conveniently located near MONTALCINO, PIENZA, MONTEPULCIANO making it a nice hub … Continue reading

Share
Posted in B&B, Italian, Italy, Tuscan | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment