Tag Archive: Flaccianello Della Pieve

The Butcher, The Baker and The Flaccianello Maker – A trip to Dario Cecchini and Fontodi in Panzano

I had forgotten how small the village was. That was my overridding thought when we arrived in Panzano, my base for a week during my recent visit to Italy. For a village that… Continue reading

Picture Perfect Italy

Having just returned from a three week trip in Italy with stops in Milan, Camogli and Verona, not to mention many days in Tuscany with visits to Tenuta di Valgiano, Querciabella, Fontodi, Montevertine… Continue reading

Liberty Premium Tuscan Wine Tasting – Return To My First Love

Tuscan wines were my first love. Everyone has one, the bottle that once you taste it makes you realise that much of the wine you’ve been drinking previously was mere plonk and this… Continue reading

Tuscan Wine Evening in Ballymaloe House

Last week, I attended a “Wines of Tuscany” Winemaker’s Dinner and New Season Tuscan Olive Oil tasting at Ballymaloe House. The winemakers present on the evening were Beatrice Contini Bonacossi of Capezzana and… Continue reading