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Franco had mentioned there were markets at Panzano so we took off early, about 11.00am. We are getting used to the roads so found the drive to be quite nice. The markets were huge and we then enjoyed a lovely pasta lunch with sparkling rose. From Panzano we drove onto Castellina in Chianti, a beautiful village with shops to browse ...
... and of course the olive oil comes from their trees) that the salad oil is the first year oil, then the oil that is left over is only used for cooking. Never oil more than 12 months old for salads and bread dipping ! The garlic was like a bomb going off in your mouth, so strong. We all laughed about not kissing our partners, then Forese said but it's ok because each one is eating the garlic and oil , so lots of winks and giggles again.
By this time the dusty old bottle ...
... so I asked if I could fit the GPS, Ken, to the bike. but I needed a bracket and cord to attach him. None of either, as cord went missing last Friday , again I think, this is Italy . So I have to ride the bike following the massive van through Firenze looking for a bike shop to buy the cables for Ken. Lucky I am not in a hurry today ! !
Followed the van around the old city and then stopped in the roadway behind the van and into a bike ...
... with a 10min break between each, wine for the table was included too. By 10pm it was time to leave some people went out Pete and I decided to go home with a few others on the bus. The bus driver that we had for today was new and one of his first shifts and got lost so we were driving around and finally made it back to the hotel at midnight even people who went out got home before us. Ahh well made the bus ride home interesting. Time for sleep. ...
... were the Mona Lisa model was born. It is definitely where "Much Ado About Nothing" was filmed nearly 20 years ago.
For dinner, we headed another 3 miles, further uphill along a curvy, one and half lane road next to a steep incline, dodging a couple of deer, to Ristoro di La Mole, Via di LaMole, 6, Greve in Chianti, www.ristorodilamole.it. We were warmly welcomed by Filippi to his 21 year old restaurant.
Proudly, he poured two local La Mole ...