Lucca is a small medieval Italian town just 75 kilometers west of Florence and an easy bus or train ride from most cities in Tuscany. It is a popular destination for travelers with a Tuscan itinerary. There are over 30 tourist attractions in Lucca including the Teatro del Giglio, the Torre delle Ore and Torre [...]
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Sicily is a fairytale, a step outside the norm. It is clich√© but true that Sicily feels like a different country from mainland. Sicily is a mix of passion, delight, enigma, beautiful archeology with a rich and enigmatic history. And not to mention: food and wine. Here are some reasons why we consider Sicily one [...]
The Arnaldo Caprai winery was founded in 1971 with the purpose of recovering and restoring value to the very ancient indigenous Sagrantino grape that has been growing in the Montefalco area for more than 400 years. Today Arnaldo Caprai isthe leader in the production of Sagrantino di Montefalco wine, with an estate covering an area [...]
The word aperitivo is the Italian word of the french word aperitif which is basically a pre-dinner drink. Aperitivo drinks are made with bitter flavored liqueurs and spirits and are designed to stimulate appetite. These drinks usually involve campari, vermouth, martini rosso, aperol, soda and/or prosecco. In Florence Italy, one of the most popular aperitivo [...]