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Wine tasting in Italy: the wine train to Montalcino

25 April, 2020
If you want to do some wine tasting in Italy with a difference, you could try the “treno del vino” or wine train, which passes through the Val d’Orcia and wine growing region of Montalcino, Tuscany.The next events are October…

Chianti wine: Villa Petriolo wine tasting in Tuscany

23 April, 2020
The grand finale for me of the Best of Wine Tourism Awards was our Chianti wine tasting at the Villa Petriolo, Cerreto Guidi, not far from Florence. I realise that “beautiful” is in no way a technical term to describe…

Great Wine Capitals Florence Best of Wine Tourism awards

16 April, 2020
The Great Wine Capitals Florence branch announced the 2011 winners of the Best of Wine Tourism in Chianti last week, and DolceVita participated in the event and the subsequent tour of the winning locations. The awards were announced at the…

Touring Piedmont: medieval town of Ricetto di Candelo

4 April, 2020
Touring Piedmont means plenty of wine tasting in Barolo, but also visits to medieval towns and castles. In this case you could visit a “ricetto”, a fortified structure that was built to protect villagers and It was also used to…

2010 Vinitaly program and bookings

21 March, 2020
Italy’s famous wine fair, Vinitaly, will take place in Verona from April 8-12 this year, and will continue the constant growth in the event. More than 4,000 exhibitors will be on display as part of a program with Italian wine…

Tuscan farmhouse stays and cooking lessons

17 March, 2020
If you were looking for the perfect weekend in Tuscany, with wine tasting, wellness centres and Tuscan cooking lessons, you could try the Country Resort Monsignore della Casa near Florence. The country resort offers traditional Tuscan style with rustic rooms,…