Relais Borgo di Stigliano
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The first thing that came to mind as I awoke today was what the hell were you thinking staying up so late and drinking so much? By the time all was done we had had a few Spritz's, polished off a few liter bottles of Peroni birre, two bottles of Chianti, finished half of one bottle of Limoncello and two thirds of a second. The trouble was that today was the day that Niccolò would be taking us around for a tour of the Chianti Classico region, so there ...
... but still favours lemone.
The highlight of our time in Tuscany was attending a cooking course. We met Fulvio at the designated meeting place outside a Bar in Uliguano, he pulled up beside us in his beat up VW and said "maybe I looka for you?", we followed him up the road to his B & B and Cooking School run from his domestic kitchen, I don't know if it would pass Standards in NZ for being working kitchen but we managed ...
... task was to make sure they were all mostly vertical within the metal wiring contraptions so that the grapes had sufficient space to grow and also be pruned. It was easily over 90 degrees fahrenheit, with a fair amount of humidity and, here's the kicker: no clouds. There were times where my sweat got so bad that it went directly into my eyes and rendered me blind; worse than cutting onions for an hour. I went to rub my eyes and one of the workers warned me not ...
... period. Lunch has been pretty small because it's me bringing lunches to school, as we're responsible for our own lunch and our host families provide breakfast and dinner. Dinner is the main event here; it's served in several courses and includes a first course (usually some form of carbs, like pasta or rice,) a second course (some meat and vegetable thing,) and a third course of fruit or dessert. Some Italians choose to have coffee afterwards. Wine is traditional at ...
... as me as a passenger but I am not driving so he misses out. Siena we are here About 15 minutes and the heavens open up and starts to hail kids are outside filling there drinks up with these ice balls, another Monty first and again magical for me as a mum to these three bush kids. Ok off we go to explore Siena. Bus is easy enough just 100m out the front door on we get into town. We walk around this town weaving up and down the streets, very easy to get lost here. ...