Tag: Montepulciano

Markets and Tastings in Tuscany on the Weekend

November 26, 2010

The cold winter has come all at once. After weeks of heavy rain, it suddenly became cold. The weather has become unpredictable, even here in Tuscany. Even though the weather forecasts will predict rain for this last weekend in November, today we still publish the main events in Tuscany for the upcoming weekend that will…

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Goblets of stars

August 3, 2010

On the night of Saint Lawrence, August 10th 2010, most of the wine cities in Tuscany will be animated by “Calici di Stelle” (Goblets of stars). For all night there will wine and food tastings, concerts, craft markets, guided tours and stars watching. In the Chianti Classico region there will be many events: in Greve…

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Two days in Cortona and Montepulciano

April 28, 2009

This Easter and the day after we took a short yet relaxing vacation in the Valdichiana area we like a lot. The valley lies between the Tuscan regions of Arezzo and Siena and the Umbrian regions of Perugia and Terni. Our destination was Cortona and Montepulciano. Cortona welcomed us with beautiful sunshine despite the uncertain…

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Montepulciano – Bravio delle Botti

August 29, 2008

photo by ellepizero This is just a quick post to let our readers know that this Sunday, August 31 the town on Montepulciano in southern Tuscany will be the set of the annual competition between the town’s 8 contrade (or districts) known as the Bravìo delle Botti. The event is a contest between the various…

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