It’s worth a step away from the beaten path to visit Panzano in Chianti. And of course Dario, the Dante-reciting Butcher of Panzano.
In February of 2020, we drove from Rome through Tuscany and beyond. Little did we know this really was a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Wander, eat, and drink through Tuscany with me!
Modena. It’s the birthplace of the real balsamic vinegar and of opera great Pavarotti, the home of Ferrari and Maserati, and – Chef Massimo Bottura.
What will you find at Opera|02? A bit of everything the region is famous for. And if you only have a short time in the area, this is the place.
Wander the streets of old Orvieto and be enchanted. Of course, it’s even better after a delicious meal with local wines.
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