Agriturismo La Sovana
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... most famous (in Australia anyway) for Baci chocolates. It was created to use up left overs of broken hazelnuts. The wife of the owner decided to batch up, add a chocolate centre, a whole hazelnut on top and then covered it in chocolate. The creation was originally called a "punch" because it looked like a fist, but the marketers weren't happy, and the wife decided to add a love poem and called it a Bacio – a kiss. ...
... We do not disagree. Unfortunately for us they were engaged in restorative work on the exterior front. The inside was pristine. The church is rich with paintings and frescoes. In fact Mike (aka Michelangelo) reviewed the ceiling and wall art before painting the Sistine Chapel. Bird is also especially impressed with the alternating black and white stone work. Rather surprising they could build such a structure in a fairly out of the way place during the middle ...
... from a few others that Cortona was: a) great or b) wasn't great or c) it was too touristy or d) was authentic ...... However, as much as we didn't want to join the herd and be "tourists" and ....that's exactly what we were.
So, here we were, just around the corner from Cortona, it had to be done ...so off we went, and we are glad we did.
Cortona is charming.
... actually tricky work. Luckily they called all of us volunteers in after about an hour ,when the first oil started flowing ............
The family that own Il Fontanaro -the Pinellis, are fantastic hosts. They put on a wonderful harvest celebration at the mill. Home made bread was toasted over an open fire for the first oil to dribble all over. It is amazingly green, quite breath-takingly pungent and peppery. We drank their Pinelli sagrantino ...
... went to Civita Di BagnoRegio.
The city of BagnoRegio was founded the Etruscans more than 2,500 years ago. It was quite a big city and important on trade routes. The city was built on what's known as friable volcanic TUFF. A hard layer of clay then soft, quite porous tuff. The upper part of the city started crumbling centuries ago and a 16 century earthquake didn't help matters. By the 19th century, Civita's was turning ...