Blog Posts - Tuscany



Focus on the Foods of Tuscany

Whatever your reasons for visiting Tuscany, eventually you will wind up at table. For many, the foods of Tuscany are enough to make the trip: a combination of simple ingredients with an emphasis on locally-grown vegetables and beans, a few favored...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Dec 16, 2016

Arezzo: Master of Etruscan Gold Artistry

Arezzo’s current population of 100,000 is many tines what it was during Etruscan and, later, Roman rule, but the city has remained a commercial and cultural center for millennia. One of the hallmarks of Etruscan civilization – the working of gold...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Dec 5, 2016

It was discovered, a new painting by Caravaggio ( Martirio di San Lorenzo )

Martirio di San Lorenzo Photo: icavalieridiarianna.forumfree.itA new painting belonging to the famous Italian painter Caravaggio was discovered in Rome, according to L'Osservatore Romano, the official newspaper of the Vatican.Entitled Marti...
by Potent Scientia Est on Oct 2, 2016

Place that you must visit when in Tuscany

Place that you must visit when in Tuscany – Vacation in a beautiful place is the thing that could spoil the eye. especially if done together with the people we love like family. Do you..
by hotel travel on Jun 30, 2016

Piazzano Blend 2 2013 (Tuscany) - Wine Review

Opened up this red wine blend last night. It comes from the family-owned and operated estate of Fattoria di Piazzano in Tuscany, Italy and will be available on LCBO VINTAGES shelves on July 9th.This particular wine is the 2nd of two red wine blends m...

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Tuscany

The romance of Tuscany has kindled many an imagination from writers to painters to philosophers and film crews. From our collective trips to this famously beautiful area here are 10 of our favourite sparkling jewels in the Tuscan crown....
by Globalgrasshopper on Jun 24, 2016

Decorating Your Kitchen with Attractive Backsplash Murals to Increase the Appeal Looks

Here, one of beautiful backsplash murals picture that you can use to decorating your kitchen. Normally located in kitchen, backsplash murals are placed over stove or sink and are designed to prevent oil splatter and heat from damaging or permanently...
by Home Design Ideas on May 27, 2016

The best villas in Tuscany

There are a lot of reasons to Tuscany’s very enduring allure. The first is the over thousands of years of rich history, that has created a mark in the landscape as well as the citizens, coming... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Travel on May 11, 2016

Where to Go in May: 20 Great Spots for a Shoulder Season Trip

Whether you've had enough of the April showers and need a travel respite, or you're trying to hit the tail end of the shoulder season or just itching to add a new stamp to your passport, May is an excellent month to hit the road. Almost no matter whe...
by Viator Travel Blog on Apr 29, 2016

Antinori Pèppoli Chianti Classico 2013 (Tuscany) - Wine Review

I received this wine as a gift during the Christmas holidays and opened it up last night. This is a VINTAGES Essentials product and is always available at the LCBO, with the 2013 vintage being the latest vintage to arrive on our shores.Tasting Note:A...

Terre di Talamo Tempo Morellino di Scansano 2012 (Tuscany) - Wine Review

Opened up this delicious red wine from Tuscany Sunday night and it paired really well with homemade Chicken Fajitas.Terre di Talamo is owned by Marco Bacci and located south of Grosseto in the southern part of Tuscany's Maremma coastal area, facing t...

Spring Break Destinations for Every Kind of Traveler

With spring break just around the corner, now’s the time to cast aside your studies, hunt down those last-minute deals and plan an unforgettable trip. Whether you’re looking for a budget beach break, a romantic getaway or an adrenaline-pumping ad...
by Viator Travel Blog on Mar 9, 2016

2015; A year to Remember

As I thought about 2015 year in review, it struck me that this was a big year for our travel and perhaps equally so for photography. But I couldn’t help thinking back to some other big years. I have made many trips in the continental United States,...

My Favorite Images from the Mediterranean — 2015

Looking back on the series on our Mediterranean Cruise, it occurred to me that I came away with some “favorite” images. I thought I would revisit and showcase those images in a blog all its own. I grew up in the middle Northwest of the United Sta...
by LightCentric Photography Blog on Dec 26, 2015

Tuscany; Florence

We spent less than 2 hours in Pisa, and were on the road again, this time to Florence. Our driver took us up a back road to give us a view of the Tuscany countryside. Again, it was but a taste of what is there for the viewing. Much of this country is...
by LightCentric Photography Blog on Nov 29, 2015

Tuscany; Pisa

Tuscany was another place we missed on the 2013 shortened cruise. Over the years, I have heard and read that two of the most magical places for photographers are Provence and Tuscany. Unfortunately, the motif of a cruise is short glimpses of the port...
by LightCentric Photography Blog on Nov 21, 2015

PoggioVerrano Dròmos 2005 (Tuscany) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is a very special red wine that'll be in LCBO VINTAGES on November 14th.This wine comes from Tenuta PoggioVerrano, located in the Maremma wine region in southern Tuscany. The vineyards are 27 hectares in size with rocky soils of calcar...

Giacomo Mori Chianti 2012 (Tuscany) - Wine Review

Tonight's delicious red wine will be available at the LCBO soon, as part of the November 14 VINTAGES Release.The Giacomo Mori estate is located in San Casciano dei Bagni, at the southern edge of the Province of Siena and Tuscany in Central Italy. Eig...

October 31 LCBO VINTAGES Release: Tuscany + Chile

The October 31st VINTAGES Release will be on LCBO shelves this coming Saturday and the major feature is on wines from Tuscany while minor feature explores the wines of Chile. As we approach the holiday season, the releases (and my wine picks) are get...

It is not only Florence

Yes, by the way, we at Scuola Toscana like to go out of the city, and let you see the many beautiful places all over Tuscany. In summer, the beaches, in winter, the cities, in fall, the countryside. One of … Continue reading →...
by italian in italy on Oct 23, 2015


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