Category: Food & Wine Events

Enjoy a Renaissance dinner eating at the Borghese Palace

While you are in Florence, do not miss the chance to enjoy a typical Renaissance dinner, hosted in a charming place, the Borghese Palace, where you will be able to feel the charming atmosphere.

Take part in the rich banquet, which is fully served by waiters dressed in original Renaissance costumes, giving you the idea of being a true ancient noble of that age.

A 4-course … Read the rest

What to do in Tuscany?

According to what you like and what you don’t like, you can easily plan what to do in Tuscany even before arriving there.

If you like museums and galleries, you have to go to Florence, of course and spend at least half a day in the Uffizi museum before visiting all the other beauties of the city. This region is full of art galleries, statues (think about Michelangelo’s David) … Read the rest

Mama’s Bakery in Florence: a touch of American food in Tuscany

Are you visiting Florence all day long at in the afternoon you get hungry? Mama’s Bakery is the your solution, since it is the go-to spot for American food in the city. Order a plain bagel with some good cream cheese (which is made of herb and garlic), or a club sandwich, or all the American food you can think of.

Tourists are crazy about the place, the … Read the rest

Vino Nobile from Montepulciano goes in the Museum

montepulciano winesVino Nobile from Montepulciano is a special red wine, one of the jewels of Tuscany, dating back in Etruscan age. It is protected with a Docg (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) and appreciated worldwide since its production has been developed in the sixties. Sangiovese, here called Prugnolo Gentile (70%), and Canaiolo Nero (20%) are the two grape varieties combined in this superb wine.

Today Montepulciano opens the … Read the rest

Terre di Toscana – The best wines arrive in Versilia (7-8 March)

terre di toscanaTerre di Toscana arrives to its third edition in 2010. Two days (7 and 8 March) devoted to the best Tuscanian wines in Lido di Camaiore, in Versilia, the coast near Lucca and Pisa.

More than 500 operators will create a peaceful and participatory atmosphere, offering their best products in free tastings. Almost all districts of Tuscan wine are represented, with different stylistic impulses that enrich them.… Read the rest