Much Ado About Something

Nestled into the hills of Chianti is a magical place called Vignamaggio. The name has nothing to do with the month of May (Maggio in Italian), but is rather a direct reference to its prominence as a vineyard (vigna) that is the best (maggiore). Lucky me that I got to visit it on a balmy…

Class is Not Water

Or so they say in Italian (La classe non è acqua!)  Maybe it's Brunello, or Amarone, or Chianti, or Prosecco, or Furore. See what I mean? That phrase could have been the caption for Wednesday night's super gala dinner for Le Donne del Vino (the Women of Wine Association). The event is called Finitaly, a play…

This Must Be the Place!!!

Are you a foodie? Do you love to settle down with a good glass of wine, preferably in good company? Have you dreamt of living in a Tuscan farmhouse, or in a pastel-colored stucco villa overlooking the Mediterranean?Do you want to live La Dolce Vita? If so, then… This must be the place!!!                               …