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Vino Novello in Tuscany

October 30, 2017

Ya–hoo! October 30th signals the official opening of the vino novello market. This event is  just in time for a pairing with a wide array of fall flavors and colors. If you haven’t already considered it, then make sure to make room on your itinerary of activities this fall in Tuscany for some “vino novello wine tasting“. There are many…

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Pistoia: the city to visit in Tuscany in 2017

Pistoia: The 2017 Italian Capital of Culture

December 22, 2016

The city of Pistoia was awarded the prestige of Italian Capital of Culture for 2017. With a calendar packed full of theater, music, art, and activities, Pistoia is gearing up for a full year of cultural enrichment. The program includes renovating historic monuments to create space for exhibits and will be featuring events showcasing local, Italian and…

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Grapes and Chestnuts: Tuscany celebrates fruits of the land

September 28, 2012

September and October are two very important months for the agriculture in Tuscany as in this period there are the harvest of grapes, one of the outstanding Tuscan products, and chestnuts picking. It must be said that this year has been very critical for the agriculture in Tuscany: the scarce rains of the Summer have…

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Medieval Harvest Festival this weekend in San Gimignano!

June 13, 2012

The Ferie delle Messi  or Medieval Harvest Festival returns to San Gimignano this weekend! The festival represents an ancient feast that commemorates the cavalier tradition of San Gimignano. The association of the “Knights of S. Fina” organizes this festival rich in cultural events every June to give visitors the chance to step back in time…

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