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Castello di Vertine in Chianti – Tuscany

Chianti, the legendary domain in the heart of Tuscany between Firenze and Siena, spanning provincial borders and several millennia.  The heart of Chianti enfolds many extraordinary, peaceful towns, country monasteries, castles, villas and vineyards, and the ruins of a thousand years of war.  … Continue reading

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Tuscany – Badia Coltibuono – The Good Harvest

High in the Monti del Chianti, looking out across the Val d’Arno to the villages on the Pratomagno far to the east, Badia Coltibuono (Abbey of the Good Harvest!) occupies a unique place in history, and yet has a welcoming and contemporary uniqueness today.  The stewards of … Continue reading

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