Category Archives: Tuscany

A Typical Day in Tuscany

Caro Diario (Dear Diary) I am sipping an espresso in our tiny cucina here in the middle of the Chianti region while trying to recapture some of our experiences over the last few days. During the last few days, we … Continue reading

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Last day at Poggio Asciutto

Our last day at agritourismo Poggio Asciutto. Continue reading

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How do you say “too much” in Italian?

October 1, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy How do you say “too much” in Italian? Picture me, at the Saturday market in Greve trying my hand at buying olives from one of the vendors. Luigi felt that it was … Continue reading

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Horseback riding in Chianti

September 29, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy I am back in my “office” this sunny, warm Chianti morning.  It is getting busy here on the terracotta steps of Poggio Asciutto.  There is another couple (from Vancouver!) that are also … Continue reading

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Dodging tourists…..

September 26, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy I am sitting here at our “cucina” table in our apartment named Sambuca at Poggio Asciutto in the middle of the Chianti region; Italian music is playing on the iPod, Luigi is … Continue reading

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About sampling Chianti “pre-pressed” 2009

September 23, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy Buonasera… We have had a couple of tuscan sunny days…I think the our purchase of (Italian made of course) rubber boots has guaranteed us nothing, but sun and heat (+29-30) for the … Continue reading

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A Tuscan morning….cappuccino under the sun

September 22, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy Buongiorno! Here I sit this morning on the same terracotta steps outside Massimo’s office at Poggio Ascuitto. Massimo just brought me a cappucino..he makes the best cappucino (but don’t tell Luigi). It … Continue reading

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