All posts by: "alice"

HalloWine @ Acquapietra Guesthouse – Special Offer October 31st!

Goditi un coloratissimo HalloWine tra le Colline del Chianti, lontano dal grigio della città! Dal 30 Ottobre al 2 Novembre, 2 notti presso Acquapietra Guesthouse in camera doppia con bagno privato e colazione + visita per 2 persone alle Cantine del Principe Corsini – Villa Le Corti con degustazione dei suoi olii e vini biologici + omaggio

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Amazing pictures of Acquapietra…with love by Jo-Anna Rohmann.

After all the work is done (most of it!) we needed to bring it to the world, and nothing like photography can tell sensations from a long distance just like no-one like a good friend could spot what most represents us. So here we are, in just 2 weeks Jo Anna Rohmann created an amazing

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Dining at Acquapietra

We are happy to arrange private dinners for our guests, either amidst the vines or on our cosy aia, both for couples or for groups.   We will send you some simple & fresh local suggestions with: primo (entrèe), secondo (main dish with side dish) dessert, wine & water & ” Tuscan Crostini apetizer”  (Tuscan liver pate + tomato

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Our unique patio

Outdoors is the best countryside dimension and we wanted to create a special space that nobody would forget. We have a marvellous “aia” (terrace) with a luxuriant wisteria but the gazebo looked a bit old and rotten,   so we started tearing it down,  and thinking about an original structure to be made with recycled construction

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Great Help from irish friends!

Time is flying and works never seem to reach an end, so we looked for some “unusual help” and discovered a great way of finding new friends and a great help, which is Workaway!   Through this platform we met Dave & Zena, an friendly Irish couple who is traveling around Italy to better know

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Relax testing…

End of June, almost July…in the Chianti valleys and hills the sun gets really hot, the crickets keep on singing, the yellowish light makes the green grapevines shine even more…i can’t think of anything more pleasant and appealing than a well deserved nap amongts our cypresses, on my beloved good old mexican hammock!   Yes

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from a burner to a kitchen

In the beginning it was a camping burner. Actually, at lunch our amazing Master mason used to prepare a stunning and flavored barbecue for us, with sausage or chicken or hare perfectly grilled for us…refreshed by tomato and onions salad, for a happy digestion! Ee used to enjoy this simple and tasty food all together

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acquapietra

So here we are…finally we got a site, finally we got a blog, and we can share the steps of our story with those who will be curious! first thing we should probably tell you si why we are called ACQUAPIETRA. “Acqua” means water and it is probably the most important element for life. Well our

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