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Eating Italy

We’ve been back state-side for a few weeks now and already our time in Italy feels to be slow slipping away. Of course it’s not really, because as those of you who travel know, once you have been somewhere, spent time with its people, immersed yourself in the food, or the language, the art, the architecture, the sounds and smells of the streets, they become a part of you, they change you, they give you new perspectives and new appreciations, but even so it’s easy to get sucked back into the day-to-day routine. 274 more words

Italy

Tuscany - the good, the not so good, and the dead bodies

Pt.1 – The Good: Siena

Leaving Rome was as much of an adventure as arriving.  The train station is the biggest that I’ve ever seen with constant arrivals, departures and blaring announcements that would be unintelligible even if we spoke Italian. 1,361 more words

Places

#MindfulMonday: Lessons from the Vine

Buono Sera.

It’s been a full day of exploring the Chianti & Toscana Wineries today (post on those winery visits to come later). After being awoken by the serene sounds of church bells ringing from the Duomo in Florence the day was punctuated with poignant quotes that I couldn’t get out of my head. 345 more words

Adventure

Consorzio Vino Chianti 'Chianti Lovers’ Tasting at The High Line Hotel, NYC 2015 [Part 1]

I had the pleasure of attending the Consorzio Vino Chianti ‘Chianti Lovers’ Tasting held at the Refectory Ballroom at The High Line Hotel in Manhattan on April 27, 2015. 726 more words

Italy

Serate con musica dal vivo

Il ristorante dell’agriturismo Fattoria di Corsignano alle porte del Chianti, in Loc. Corsignano, Vagliagli, vi aspetta …

Chianti

The Elevated Experience of Wine and Friendship

My friend Cori came over the other night. Our plan was to have some dinner and watch some tv and, wonderful friend that she is, she supplied a bottle of red wine that she’d brought back from a trip to Italy last fall. 468 more words

Wine

Mary Magdalene in Chianti/Tuscany

Most wine enthusiasts among yourselves associate the name Chianti with the world-famous region south of Florence where the grape variety of the same name is cultivated and the typical Tuscan wine is pressed. 131 more words

Spiritual Journey With Ingrid Auer