Casale di Brolio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... the16th century and kept by the family until the end of the 19th century. Our room is in the servants quarters of the time and breakfast is either served in their converted barn or on the patio which overlooks a panoramic view of the vineyards and olive groves surrounding the property. If this is true to the reviews, this is going to be another incredible few days! I am already imagining a Jane Austen novel… I know, wrong ...
... where they have had another earthquake this morning. It was at 9am our time, but we did not feel anything even though we are only 2 hours south. We are very pleased to have completed most of the tower climbs we hope to do and understand they have closed some of the climbs we did in Florence. It really would not take much to bring some of these down looking at the huge cracks on the outside.
We managed one last walk around our local village this morning. ...
... factory that you could tour through in a little village called Lari. What made it unique was the fact that it was Tuscany's oldest pasta making factory and run by the same family since 1926. There is no admission charge - you just knock on the door and ask to be shown around! This was great and very interesting. Lucas, who showed us around even gave us some fresh spaghetti pasta for our dinner tonight!
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Next was "Fattoria del Cerro" in Montepulciano. Here we did a tasting over a good lunch. It was probably the favourite for many of the group, but although I enjoyed it very much it wasn't actually mine. This vineyard is owned by a larger Italian company, who also own a vineyard in Umbria. I think what wowed many of the group was the sweet red Montefalco Sagrantino from that vineyard. Apparently that wine was originally for communion, ...
... so we were all grabbing RAs out of the hallway to check us out! Kendra's parents arrived and she left early, she was the first to go which made us all realize this was really it! Danielle and I went to Hermes for one last egg sandwich and we sat and had a nice long chat. We all finally had time to breathe! After lunch and check out, Jordan went to do a load of laundry so he could have clean clothes for our 2 weeks and the rest of us just sat around watching movies ...