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Day Trip To Trebbio, Wine And Conspiracy In One Tuscan Castle

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Tasting wine in an authentic 12th century, Tuscan castle. It doesn’t get much better than that, right? Well what if said castle was home to one of the biggest conspiracies in Florentine history, and a love story? It starting to sound a bit more like a plot to a Hollywood thriller, but luckily for us living in Italy, this all just comes with the territory. Trebbio Castle is the perfect day-trip from Florence, the location being strategically only about 25…

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Monteriggioni: An Afternoon Going Back in Time

Earlier this year, the weather was never very stable, the only thing that was consistent, was the inconsistency itself: rain, sun, rain, storm, snow, sun – which meant that one must always plan things very spontaneously. Alas, one day we got up early this February looked out the window, the sun shining bright in my face saying “The weather is gorgeous, then we have a day off … then we go somewhere where we’ve never been before.” The only condition was…

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