Farm Holiday La Canonica
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
We were blessed that Rick and Donna brought the Colorado sunshine to Florence with them! Yesterday we walked 10 miles showing them the main highlights of the old city. Last night we made chili (Donna brought me the beans and seasoning) which we took to our church's International Dinner at Erik and Clair's apartment. 31 people from all over the world attended. This morning we took a bus about 1 hour south of Florence ...
... only to discover is is closed to all visitors. A disgruntled employee had caused major loss by dumping wine from 2006 through 2012 vintages. He's been sentenced to jail. Meanwhile the price of wine for some of the years is soaring. After wandering a bit, we happen upon a wine store. Peter has been looking for any Soldera wine, and this store has some. It is even reasonably priced (it's all relative) ...
(Terry) Today is a rest day and laundry day. First we walk into town, which doesn't take long. There are a few stores, a coop and once a week, today, a fresh food market. We buy meat and cheese from the coop and fruit and veggies from the market. We plan to have a picnic tonight. The hotel staff send us to a nearby town, Sinalunga, to a laundry they recommend. The land is very dry ...
... in wine in all of Italy. He even gave me his card and said I could call him from the wine stores in Canada anytime I wanted and he will tell me whether I should buy the Italian wine or not. Sure, I'll get right on that Patrick (as I ripe up his business card). We left giggling and headed for a great (but stinky) cheese shop for even more cheese. Home we go for wine and cheese! I seriously can't get enough. Up next, Montalpuchiano. This time, my winery selection ...