Monthly Archives: October 2010

My favourite time of year….

When you’ve watched the vines bud, flourish, produce bunches of grapes, see the grapes being picked …. I wait with impatient anticipation for the autumn colours to unfold. …Especially the Sagrantino leaves.  When you look across the gently rolling hills … Continue reading

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Olio Nuovo

Yes, yes, yes, I know that it’s not WINE, but this region has the most SPECTACULAR olive oil, and this weekend (30,31 Oct, 1 Nov) the frantoii (Olive oil mills) are open to the public to show off their fabulous … Continue reading

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