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April 11, 2018

What are we going to drink in Tuscany in 2018?

Every February the region showcases the new vintages that will be released to market. Press and trade have the opportunity to taste almost everything produced “under the Tuscan sun”. The bad news is that there’s so much going on we would need an entire magazine to cover it all. The good news is that wine […]
April 6, 2018

Spring 2018 wine events in Tuscany

Fill your glasses this April as wine-centric events are decanted throughout the region. From exhibitions to tastings, winery visits and festivals, you’ll be saying cin cin to Tuscany all month long.     Wine and art in the Valdarno The springtime exhibition Alchemies between Land and Sky. Wine Culture in the Organic Age at Il Borro […]
March 22, 2018

Easter 2018 in Florence and around Tuscany

Although the icy temperatures wouldn’t have you believe it, it’s technically spring, which in Florence means the unofficial ushering-in of the tourist season, vaguely pagan-inspired pyrotechnics in piazza Duomo, that delightful dove-shaped cake known as the colomba and chocolate eggs galore. Translation: Easter weekend is around the corner! From the religious rites of the Christian […]
March 2, 2018

Breakfast in Tuscany

Anyone who’s seen Mean Girls knows that health classes in United States high schools, of which this author is a survivor, are taught by coaches and marked by a fear-mongering approach to wellness. Twin to the film’s famous line “Don’t have sex, ‘cause you will get pregnant and die” is “Don’t have a large dinner, […]
February 28, 2018

Utopia Italy in Tuscany

Inaugural edition to focus on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
December 6, 2017

Tuscany’s hidden truffle town

At this time of year there’s no better thing to eat in Tuscany than black truffles, whether they’ve been shaved and scattered liberally onto our dinner or drizzled over it in the form of a delicately infused oil. But quality and price are often issues. If you’re looking for the best place to eat them […]
November 30, 2017

Tuscany’s top 12 albums in the year 2017

As December whisks by and we ready our glasses to toast to the New Year, I’ve come up with a selection of 12 albums. Yes, 12, not 10, one for each month of the soon-to-be-gone 2017 to celebrate the cream of the crop of Tuscany’s 2017 music yield. Whether you’re looking to cement your Florentine […]
November 25, 2017

No more violence against women: events in Tuscany

On November 25, thousands of people throughout Tuscany are expected to take to the streets as a mark of solidarity for the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
November 16, 2017

2018 Michelin starred restaurants in Tuscany

Here’s an overview to 2018 Michelin-starred restaurants in Tuscany, which vaunts three new entries: Poggio Rosso, Osteria Perillà and Cum Quibus.
October 3, 2017

It’s showtime in Tuscany

From photography in Lucca to sculptures in Pistoia, Escher in Pisa and Canova in Carraia, autumn in Tuscany has something for everyone on the exhibition front.   Visual Passions #PISTOIA The first retrospective on Marino Marini’s sculptures has taken up suitable residence at Palazzo Fabroni. The “Passioni Visivi” exhibition examines all the phases of the […]