Category Archives: Wine

Another Image Of Joy

Yep! Their family card arrived via a gracious nephew visiting family here. And with it, three of her choice libations: Two Pinots and a Chardonnay, from her choice wineries. Woohoo! It’s time for a Snoopy jig! This post is in … Continue reading

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Volterra: Not Just For Twi-hards and Oenophiles

One of the last towns we visited in our week in Tuscany was the town of Volterra.  According to Rick Steves*, this vibrant and history-laden town was recently in the international limelight because it was used as the backdrop for … Continue reading

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A Little Town Called Volpaia

  During our recent trip through the Tuscany region, we stayed at a Villa in the outskirts of Florence. The Villa was up one of the hills in the municipality of Bagno a Ripoli. The place was called Borgo I Vicelli. Beyond the gates … Continue reading

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