Travel Blogs from Montepulciano
... to what I usually have but nothing spectacular - I guess this is what the locals eat at home. The packaged biscottate was basically just a toast substitute. I also had pear juice and tea.
Chiave secondi: The key to the foyer broke off in the lock when I tried to turn it - I only turned it once and it just twisted off like it was really soft. I immediatley went up to Maria's to tell her, thinking that no one in the apartment block would be able ...
... oil tasting and saw how it was made extra virgin style. Following that was a wine tasting back at the restaurant called "The Zeppelin", he really liked Led. I won't have another real meal for another few days to say the very least. I will never look at CheezWiz the same ever again. I have tasted the best of the best and there is no going back now. Till next time kids! ...
... cut it thin enough, marble becomes translucent and gives off an amber or golden glow as light passes through it.
Near the church, is a street filled with artisan shops. Most stores showcased handcrafted ceramics, which is something that Orvieto is known for. I happened across one shop in particular that I absolutely loved. Everything in the shop was hand carved out of olive wood. He was the only one in that town that ...
... we have ever seen. The vaults were sometimes several stories high. We walked through a literal labyrinth of caves until finally we found an Etruscan well.
Entering the tasting room we met Enrico Trabalzini who claimed to be royalty and proudly showed me his family tree painted on the wall. After sampling some wines and grappa, we purchased a few bottles for now and a few more to be shipped ...
Rick had always intended to spend several days in Umbria, Orvieto to be specific. But I didn't want to leave our little cottage in Chianti. We purchased a Garmin GPS in Florence and used it every time we got in the car. It makes life so easy and it's a must for driving unfamiliar back-roads at night. A mostly nice British female voice (sometimes "curt") leads the way ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed