All posts by: "alice"

the physical sensation of Summer

After a whole year of urban landscapes, grey skies, noisy roads, dirty window-panes, traffic jam, bills, frozen food & cheap wine, dusty air and angry folks,   trust us, and just drive slowly down to the end of this wild bumpy road, enjoy the pebbles, enjoy the stones, let your eyes explore the yellowish skyline,

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Tuscan “OLIO NOVO” on the way to you!

Between the red leaves of October and the first chills of November you can tell Winter is about to arrive, but you can find some comfort with the upcoming “OLIO NOVO”! It is now olive harvest time in Tuscany and in few weeks olive oil lovers (which includes most everyone in Italy) will be able to get

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*Tuscan Wine Cellars open days * May 30th – June 2nd *

Dear friends, we are happy to inform you that  the Movimento Turismo del Vino (Wine Tourism Movement)  has organised for the above mentioned weekend, a national event with the aim of increasing the visits to wine producing areas and the meeting with its producers. The Movimento Turismo del Vino and the associate wine cellars, promote

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Spring at Acquapietra

PRIMAVERA di Gianni Rodari (autore per grandi e piccini) Conosco una città dove la primavera arriva e se ne va senza trovare un albero da rinverdire, un ramo da far fiorire di rosa o di lillà: Per quelle strade murate come prigioni la poveretta s’aggira con le migliori intenzioni: appende un po’ di verde ai

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Eeaster holidays at Acquapietra. ..

Thanks to all the lovely guests who spent their Easter holidays with us, it was a pleasure to work while you were around.                 We are so happy to see our place is attracting such good people, appreciating the beauty of this valley and the simplicity of our

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Sunny Winter Sunday!

Not much to say…when you are so lucky you can enjoy such a bright and clear sky on a quiet Winter Sunday, you just want to share it with the rest of the world! Acquapietra stones shine in this incredibly warm light… …and the wiser thing to do, is a sincere toast to Life and

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A Special night in the Monumental Corsini Castle Kitchens

At the beginning of december we were so lucky to have the chance to access a very special dining night at the Corsini’s Villa historical kitchens, just 1.5 km away from Acquapietra Guesthouse. The family infact decided to open their amazing spaces to the public, and organized a very intimate dinner occasion, with 2 tables for

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Enoteca Falorni in Greve in Chianti…what an amazing place!

A few days ago i was invited by Booking.com to a meeting with all Chianti area B&B and hotels owners at these amazing “Cantine” in Greve in Chianti. I had never had the chance to see them, so i was surprised by the beauty of the premises and the way you could feel history amongst their walls.

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Delicious Restaurants in the surroundings of Acquapietra

Wish to enjoy an amazing Tuscan meal in the surroundings? Here are a few of our favourite spots for dining around here: The most famous is probably Dario Cecchini, our world-famous poet/butcher who sings Dante while cutting the most delicious Fiorentina Steak in front of you! You can have different tastings of excellent meat here…just

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Say Cheese! not only wine in the Chianti…

On a bright and warm October Sunday afternoon we started wandering amongst the surrounding amazing hills looking for some new experience. Close to Greve in Chianti, we found a wild and organic Goat Cheese Paradise, IL PODERE LE FORNACI… Marco, one of the owners, took us through a tour of the farm, with a visit to

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