Tuscany

Exploring Tuscany; Máté Winery, Montalcino, and Montepulciano

October 8, 2017
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During our four days in Pienza, we took several day trips in the car out to the surrounding towns. The nice people at La Bandita helped us set up several things including a private visit to Máté Winery and a visit to a working farm (covered in a later post). Máté winery is near the town of Montalcino so […]

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La Bandita Townhouse and Restaurant, Pienza Italy

October 1, 2017
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The first stop of our 20th-anniversary trip was the tiny hilltop town of Pienza, in Tuscany.  We arrived, jet-lagged and sweaty in the 100-degree heat, after getting directly off the plane in Rome and into a rental car at the airport. The drive to Pienza was easy enough and we even stopped at my favorite AutoGrill. La […]

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