Category: Italy

Jan 26

The Best Destinations of 2018: In November you get Italy all to yourself

  This isn’t just a tip from a random trip or forum, we lived in Italy for years and dealing with tourists is just another fact of life most of the time. However the month when the streets were deserted and it felt like everything was most accessible and enjoyable is certainly November.

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Oct 10

The best place in the world to buy Brunello di Montalcino wine

  As of the writing of this article is my favorite expression of the drink called wine is Brunello di Montalcino. I try everything from every region I can when traveling or at home. The simple truth is I’ve not found a drink that rivals this for its power and smooth beauty. 

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Sep 30

Montalcino, the unassuming capital of Italy’s liquid gold: Brunello

A romance with the Brunello di Montalcino wine began ages ago at a restaurant in Rome when George our travel advisor urged us to try this after we asked his recommendation for “a good red wine.” 

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Sep 20

Castiglion del Bosco embodies a Tuscan sense of Time and Place

  Being both a luxury hotel enthusiast and a Tuscany aficionado the chance to experience Castiglione di Bosco was a dream come true. Driving up the hot, dusty roads around Montalcino in late August was like arriving to a long awaited promised land. 

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