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September 13, 2021
LIFESTYLE

Cocktails make a comeback (not that they ever left)

Quality mixology returns as Florence Cocktail Week resumes a weeklong smorgasbord of shaking from September 20 to 26. A mainstay on the city’s social scene, Paola Mencarelli organized the first showcase focused on fine drinks in 2016. Since then, FCW has gone from strength to strength, and now from region to region as the showcase […]
December 10, 2020
FOOD + WINE

5 Florentine cocktails to make at home

It’s exactly 101 years since the Negroni was first created in a Florence cocktail bar—a heady mix of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth mixed up for Count Camillo Negroni by bartender friend Fosco Scarselli. A century later, cocktails are just as much part of the city’s social scene, as witnessed by the variety and creativity […]
December 4, 2018
FOOD + WINE

Christmas cocktails in Florence and where to find them

The mover and shaker of Italy’s mixology scene, Florence’s holiday drinks will have you toasting the town all winter long.     The truffle one Savini Tartufi Truffle Restaurant, Via Porta Rossa 19 FB Savini Tartufi – Firenze The name: Truffle Martini Cocktail The backstory: Noël Coward famously said, “A perfect martini should be made […]
February 2, 2018
FOOD + WINE

Pint of View: food, beer + cocktails

Cached in a quieter quarter of Florence's Oltrarno, Pint of View is fast becoming The Place to Pint and eat Korean-inspired mains.
November 26, 2021
FOOD + WINEHighlight

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 Poggio Casciano wine estate, just 20 minutes from central Florence, is the perfect place to experience the magic of Christmas with its Tuscan restaurant, wine […]
November 11, 2021
events-articles

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

ART/ Restoration Conversations: The New Woman Behind the Camera 6.30pm, November 16   Tune in for curatorial conversations     From the 1920s to the 1950s, women photographers changed history by capturing it. On November 16, Restoration Conversations will feature exhibition curator Andrea Nelson with sights and insight from The New Woman Behind the Camera, […]
October 2, 2021
FOOD + WINENEWS

Europe’s first centre of coffee excellence opens in Florence

La Scuola del Caffè, Europe’s first centre of excellence centred on coffee, has opened in Florence.     La Scuola del Caffè was inaugurated on October 1, on the occasion of International Coffee Day. Housed in a coffee shop open to the public and run by Simone Amenini, the academy aims to spread coffee culture […]
September 16, 2021
events-articles

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

SIP/ Florence Cocktail Week September 20-26       Quality mixology returns as Florence Cocktail Week resumes a weeklong smorgasbord of shaking from September 20 to 26. A mainstay on the city’s social scene, Paola Mencarelli organized the first showcase focused on fine drinks in 2016. Since then, FCW has gone from strength to strength, […]
September 13, 2021
LIFESTYLE

The Florentine Cocktail: straight up and on the rocks

At The Florentine, we’re shaken but not stirred. One thing’s for sure: a well-made drink settles the nerves and what better cocktail than our very own The Florentine! Getting to know the creative team of Harry’s Bar The Garden at top hotel Sina Villa Medici in Florence’s via il Prato sparked the idea to join […]
August 31, 2021
NEWS

Piece by piece: Editor’s letter

The policy makers are coming to town. On September 17-18, G20’s agriculture ministers will meet in Florence. People, planet and prosperity are the three interconnected pillars of action as ministers from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK […]