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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]