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Wild boar alla cacciatora with Brunello Poggio Landi

Wild boar alla cacciatora with Brunello Poggio Landi

It’s Thursday, and the sun is high over the earth and our homes. The wind tickles the vines, and our chef Monika Filipinska is with us to shed new light on our cooking once more.  She does it with a special pairing, one that smells of the horizon and tastes of the hills. Wild boar …Read More
May 14, 2020
Food in Tuscany
Braised beef in Dievole Chianti Classico

Braised beef in Dievole Chianti Classico

In a land like this you don’t just savour the magical smell of the vines at sunrise, the paths from hill to hill, the grapes, the glass of wine in the evening. You also savour the flavour. So let’s continue our journey through the tastebuds with Dievole’s chef extraordinaire Monika Filipinska, who this week shows …Read More
April 7, 2020

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Food in Tuscany
Pizza with wild herbs from Dievole

Pizza with wild herbs from Dievole

😇 From March 23rd to April 16th 2020,get 1 bottle of Chianti Classico for free,on every purchase of minimum 6 bottles. Visit our D’WineClub. In times like these, many things become suddenly important: keeping the company, finding new ways to take care of oneself, rediscovering mindfulness, drawing new habits. As well as tastes. That’s also …Read More
March 30, 2020
Italy Travel
Dolomites travel guide: Winter Sports & Wine in Northern Italy

Dolomites travel guide: Winter Sports & Wine in Northern Italy

The Dolomites are the winter destination of many Italians, not only for the winter sports, but also for the excellent wine produced in nearby regions. The magic of this mountainous area and its blend of cultures has always beckoned those who enjoy blistery, winter landscapes that seem straight out of a fantasy novel. Its craggy …Read More
December 18, 2019
Food in Tuscany
Handmade Gifts: edibles from the heart for Christmas

Handmade Gifts: edibles from the heart for Christmas

Think ahead this year to avoid the stress of choosing Christmas gifts: try handmade edible gifts like these traditional sweets from Tuscany. Siennese Christmas sweets as handmade gifts Christmas cookies are always a big hit, and I propose traditional Sienese ones to give this season as handmade gifts. Cavallucci are not elegant or beautiful cookies, …Read More
December 11, 2019
Italy Travel
Christmas Markets in Tuscany

Christmas Markets in Tuscany

Christmas is in the air in Tuscany. It’s that time of year when the cooler weather makes you want to cuddle up by the fire with a nice glass of Chianti Classico wine and listen to Michael Bublé’s classics… Or, head out and get into the mood with holiday markets, photos of your child making …Read More
December 1, 2019
Food in Tuscany
An olive oil cake from Tuscany

An olive oil cake from Tuscany

Extra virgin olive oil is a precious ingredient in desserts, making it possible to eliminate milk products as we’ll see in this vinsanto-flavoured cake! Picture, in your mind’s eye, a delicious and fragrant cake made with extra virgin olive oil… citrus scented and perfect for the upcoming winter, delicious for breakfast or as a snack, …Read More
November 20, 2019
Food in Tuscany
Truffle Hunting in Tuscany: finding, cooking & pairing

Truffle Hunting in Tuscany: finding, cooking & pairing

Truffle hunting is a superb Fall activity, and something that is quite unique to Italy’s Piedmont, Umbria and Tuscany regions. It’s possible to go truffle hunting in Tuscany with Italy’s largest truffle trader, Savini Tartufi. In their half-day experience, you’ll find the famous earthen tuber and enjoy it prepared by their chef. But whether you …Read More
November 6, 2019
Italy Travel
Train Travel in Italy: a Short Guide

Train Travel in Italy: a Short Guide

When traveling throughout the major cities of Italy, the train system is the best method of transportation for doing so. The efficiency and quickness of train travel in Italy between main cities is unmatched; they are the wisest choice for traveling long distances in the country. Trains are also great for day trips between local …Read More
October 23, 2019
Wine Guide
Wine Advent Calendar: How to Make your own with Great Tuscan Wine

Wine Advent Calendar: How to Make your own with Great Tuscan Wine

The weather is getting cooler and the year is winding down to a close, which means it’s time to start thinking about the holiday season. It’s a time for family and friends — and of course, great food and drink. But why wait until December 25 to indulge? Counting down the days til Christmas, instead …Read More
October 18, 2019
Italy Travel
Tipping in Italy: When and How Much 

Tipping in Italy: When and How Much 

“To tip or not to tip” that is the question and often enough, people visiting any country for the first time will not be aware of the local culture in terms of how people tip and more importantly, if they do at all. For travelers visiting Italy for the first time, the question of tipping …Read More
October 16, 2019