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FOOD + WINE

Food and wine in Florence and Tuscany, including food stories, restaurant reviews and wineries.

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Giacomo al Salviatino: Florence views and the freshest fish

Dining on the terrace offers sublime vistas and some of the finest fish in Florence.

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Best Pizza in Tuscany

Tuscany now boasts six of the best pizza restaurants in Italy, according to food guide 50 Top Pizza.

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Premier kitchen company Officine Gullo opens events space in Florence

Take a private tour of the masterpieces of Ognissanti Church before savouring dinner and drinks in the striking renovation of a 14th-century chapel.

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Castiglion del Bosco opens Florence Wine Lounge

Taste past and current vintages from the renowned Montalcino winery in historic surroundings along lungarno Guicciardini

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Grocery shopping in Florence

Florence has many markets and supermarkets selling a range of grocery shopping options.

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Outdoor summer venues in Florence

Summer in Florence might be hot, but it makes for lovely long evenings of good food and drinks.

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Borgo Petriolo: the best thing since sliced bread

Borgo Petriolo provides mill tours and bread making workshops as well as a farm shop and wholesome restaurant

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Talking gelato with Vetulio Bondi

We are always in search of the best gelato, so we asked master gelatiere Vetulio Bondi what we should be looking for.

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The Student Hotel Firenze reopens renovated Rooftop Pool & Bar

Cue the new signature cocktails from bar manager Palmira Bertuca and local tapas by chef Gianluca Esposito

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Fluid Specialty Coffee & Sharing: the best way to start the day in the Sant’Ambrogio neighbourhood

Coffee fiends will go wild for Fluid Specialty Coffee & Sharing in borgo La Croce, the innovative coffee shop from Le Piantagioni del Caffè

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Italian Wine Crypto Bank: a world first built on blockchains and cryptocurrency

The Italian Wine Crypto Bank was established to capitalize on digital wine collecting as NFTs become an ever-growing presence in the investment sector.

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San Gimignano: where to eat

San Gimignano is one of the best-loved towns in Tuscany. Here are some top picks for where to spend your calories in the turreted town.

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Top San Gimignano wineries to visit

Often described as a red in white clothing, Vernaccia di San Gimignano is anything but a straightforward wine.

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Red Garter celebrates 60 years

Located on via dei Benci 33 for 6 decades, the longest-running nightclub in Florence marks the occasion with a social media contest.

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Environment first: women in food, wine and beer

Producing food in an environmentally conscious way is best for our bodies. Here are four women-led businesses working in food in Tuscany.

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Cupping at Ditta Artigianale’s Scuola del Caffè coffee academy

We spent one Saturday morning “cupping” coffee at Ditta Artigianale's Scuola del Caffè in the piazza Sant’Ambrogio coffee shop.

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Accademia del Caffè Espresso La Marzocco

The Accademia del Caffè Espresso from La Marzocco aims to further our knowledge about coffee in the hills of Florence.

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Schola Cibrèo: learning from the legacy of Fabio Picchi

We go into the kitchens at Fabio Picchi's Cibrèo dynasty to learn from the experts at culinary academy Schola in Florence.

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Aqua di Venus Cuvée: A sparkling wine for the spring from Ruffino

Ruffino is about to release a sparkling Tuscan wine in addition to the popular Aqua di Venus product line: Aqua di Venus Cuvée.

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Floressence: gin from Tuscany inspired by Caterina de’ Medici

Tuscany’s thirst for gin continues with the latest bottle to hit the shelves: Floressence, a dry gin that's reminiscent of perfume.

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The Stellar: Botany meets mixology

25-year-old bartender Nicola Spaggiari brings his own flair to the innovative cocktail bar and restaurant The Stellar in San Frediano.

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5 favourite happy hours in Florence

Finding discounted drinks in a lavish city like Florence can be tough. Here are 5 of our favourite happy hours.

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Time-honoured traditions and new twists on Florence’s food scene

International influences on cuisine are strong, but Florentine food maintains its place front and centre on the restaurant scene.

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Five gluten-free restaurants for celiacs in Florence

Italy may seem like the worst place for celiacs, but it is quite the opposite. Here are five gluten-free restaurants in Florence.

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