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Taste: gourmet food festival at Fortezza da Basso

Three days of tastings and talks, designed for food lovers.

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Autumnia, a celebration of colours, flavours and traditions

The community comes together to celebrate the best of the season.

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Thanksgiving in Florence 2023

Where to give thanks this November 23 in Florence.

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Autumn indulgence at Castello di Casole

This Belmond hotel in Tuscany organizes nature-inspired workshops, spa treatments, and wine + truffle events this fall.

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SALE: Sant’Ambrogio in Festival celebrates local identity

Interfaith and community dinners will place the emphasis on giving back.

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Where to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Florence

Head for the Irish pubs and grab a Guinness.

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Jazz up the Taste 2023

Florence's food fest returns to Fortezza da Basso from February 4-6.

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Pitti Taste food fair returns after two years

Florence’s foremost food festival, Pitti Taste, returns in a bigger format and with a change of venue from March 26 to 28.

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Christmas at Ruffino’s Poggio Casciano wine estate

The holiday season is approaching and there’s no better time to explore the hills of Florence as the temperatures dip and winter-warming reds bring colour to our cheeks. Ruffino’s flagship ...

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Spoon Dinners return at Borgo San Jacopo

You never forget your first Spoon Dinner. Or the most recent one.     All the guests at the Spoon night in June 2021       One torrid late ...

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Italian Chef Charity Night at Forte Belvedere, September 7

On September 7, the Italian Chef Charity Night event at Forte Belvedere’s spectacular terrace returns. The fifth edition of the event brings together the signature dishes by 14 top Tuscan ...

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Florence Cocktail Week 2020

It’s high time to explore some of the best bars in Tuscany with the fifth edition of Florence Cocktail Week, dedicated to bartender brilliance, responsible drinking and reinvigorating the industry after ...

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Celebrity Fight Night gala in Florence

Gala evening held at Palazzo Pitti

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Gelato Festival returns to Florence

The Gelato Festival returns to Florence’s piazzale Michelangelo from September 14 to 17, 2017 to decide Europe’s best gelatiere.

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Il Pagliaio: from farm to fork

Being spoilt for choice, many modern shoppers have abandoned the habit of eating local, seasonal food. Monthly Greve in Chianti market Il Pagliaio is an organic antidote to the pitfalls ...

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Food and wine events in Florence, November 2016

November is always a busy month on the food and wine scene. Here’s a round-up of the best events in Florence.     Vino è       On November ...

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Cookstock: street food for food lovers

Food will be flocking to Pontassieve for Cookstock on September 9–11. Now in its third edition and following last year’s runaway success (more than 35,000 visitors in three days), the ...

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Spoon returns to Borgo San Jacopo

Hot on the heels of the success of the first edition in 2015, Spoon returns to gourmet restaurant Borgo San Jacopo. Once a month until January 2017, Borgo San Jacopo ...

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Fuori di Taste 2016: top events under 15 euro

The most delicious weekend of the year is upon us as the Stazione Leopolda prepares for Pitti Immagine’s annual food and lifestyle fair, Taste. In the lead up to the ...

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Borgo San Jacopo: Spoon dinner series

Risotto with cabbage consommé, trout eggs and black truffles (Peter Brunel)   There’s something extraordinary going on in the kitchen at Florentine restaurant Borgo San Jacopo (borgo San Jacopo, 62).     Michelin-star chefs and top food journalists join resident chef Peter Brunel and pastry chef

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Gastronomic Florence

  This month from November 10 to 30 some of the city’s most adored locations will come alive with a calendar packed with events that are food, wine and beer ...

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Fish to fry

One of Tuscany's best food festivals in spring is Tutti Pazzi per la Palamita, celebrating the bounty of the Etruscan coast and the talent of the local chefs and fishermen in San Vincenzo (Livorno) on May 5 and 6. Here Emiko Davies gives an inside look at this great

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