• Great places to stay and eat in Tuscany & Piedmont
    Hotel Savona, Via Roma 1, Alba. Tel +39 0173 440 440 Right in the hear of Alba, beside the pedestrianised shopping district, with loads of cafes and places to eat on the doorstep. A handy halfway base between the wine areas of Barolo and Barbaresco. Ristorante e Albergo La Rosa dei Vini – Loc. Parafada, […]
  • Pietro Beconcini Agricola
    Pietro Beconcini Agricola, San Miniato, Tuscany Leonardo Beconcini and Eva Bellagamba own and run this estate just outside the incredibly pretty village of San Miniato, not far from Pisa. They grow mainly Sangiovese for their Chianti Antiche Vie, a deliciously soft, smooth, round and fruity red wine, and other Tuscan reds. They also, uniquely in […]
  • Castello della Paneretta
    The beautiful castle of Paneretta stands in the Tuscan hills south of Florence amid 300 hectares of farmland and 15 hectares of vineyards devoted to the region’s two native grave varieties; Sangiovese and Canaiolo.  The wines of Paneretta are beautifully focussed, beautifully balanced and concentrated, and wonderfully pure and authentic expressions of the Tuscan soil […]