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Wow! Time travels fast!
Here it is Saturday 6 th June , and I think we've done 3 sensational places since last reported.
No wifi as I write this, so can't check on......wait a mo...yes I can...Since I wasted so many hours on previous trips by losing stuff that I'd laboured over for hours and then to have the dodgy ...
... and the price of each pour. They have every Brunello produced available for tasting, from the 40 Euro per bottle to the upper end 300+ Euro ones. Samuele is quite knowledgable and helpful. And the 2010 Fanti Vallocchio we selected is superb! Samuele ships free to the US so he may hear from us again!
That night, tired from the day’s travels we elect to have dinner in the hotel restaurant. What a great choice by two road-weary travelers. Pam had the best dish ...
Our morning started with a quick breakfast and stroll through town to Siena's "Duomo". (Does every city have on of these !?!) The massive cathedral was built while Siena was a world power rivaling Florence and the other city states in Europe. Once the huge cathedral was completed, the city population was decimated by the Black Plague and the population was cut by two thirds for several generations. This drop-off in population and production and wealth, relegated the ...
Had a look around the spa town that we had parked up in, then drove to Pienza. Flat horse statues, great outlook from walkway around the edge of town out along classic tuscany views. Lots of painters set up all over town (must have been an American tour grouop). Off to Montepulciano .. much bigger town on top of a hill. ...
... accent asked for a zucca. Our host who had virtually no English looked puzzled so Wendy reemphasized zucha...zucho....zuchi... but our host continued to looked puzzled so I said juice with an italian accent and he understood. He advised that we want succo and that zucha is a long green vegetable aka zuchini! Merriment over he carried on cutting our bread slicing the proscuitto and cheese etc and we enjoyed a very relaxed ...