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... who was in the pew praying did not think it was so cool). Next we parked in Montepulciano and walked up the windy cobblestone tiny roads to one of the highest points where there is the Piazza Grande is.... And the clock tower building where the scene was shot. I had a few photos, we had a nice lunch in the piazza and then went to the top of the clock tower for a nice lookout over the rest of Montepulciano. We then began our hour long drive ...
... its edge where Bar/Restaurants/Gelaterias are found.
Dominating one side of the Piazza is the ancient Town Hall, decorated with dozens of coats of arms of the many men of power controlling the city over the centuries.
The floor of the Piazza is raked making it a favourite place for people to sit and when we were strolling through there were men taking down scaffolding from ...
... cheese, salads, grilled vegi's meats and of course wine! Since we were heading to Chianti, we went with Eduordo's recommendation from a family who he used to work for.
Our pizza's came out, but at that point we had all been eating appetizers so we probably didn't enjoy it as much as expected. Long, but great day...ready for tomorrow!
BTW...pics aren't loading well, so will load more once I get better connectivity.
... into the blog.
Since I promised myself I would paint at least one painting either
plein air or a sketch from my photos per day, I have done a couple today that I
enclose with day 4’s blog.
Enjoy traveling with me as I work my way around being stranded
in the country, etc. My challenge for day 5 is that I am giving another college
try to getting to Florence early am this time, pretending I am in class for the
... with a short visit to the city, which took all of 30 minutes to walk, then on to the second and last cellar. This next cellar is in a town just down the Montalcino hill in Torrenieri. The vineyards are in the Province of Montalcino, therefore can still be classified as a Brunello wine. The vineyard is called Abbadia Ardenga. This cellar produces only 7,000-8,000 bottles a harvest and was even better than the last winery. The Manager, Claudio and his ...