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Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor for the FOURTH year in a row!

We are absolutely delighted and extremely chuffed that our wonderful wine guests have once again given us the opportunity to shout from the roof tops that we have received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the 4th year in … Continue reading

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Tasting Sagrantino with Jody Ness of Wine Portfolio & Gusto Wine Tours

A couple of years ago, Jody tries Sagrantino for the first time at Cantina Tabarrini, Montefalco ….

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Happy New Year for 2014 from Giselle & Mark – Gusto Wine Tours!

Many exciting things in store for 2014 …. Take a look at some of the new Gusto ventures! TASTER TOURS WITH GUSTO! Come out with us for a morning or an afternoon and visit a couple of fabulous local cantine! … Continue reading

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Looking back, to look forward …. Our Loves and Life in Umbria.

Sometimes all it takes is to flick through past photographs to relive the laughs, the memories, the friendships …… I took a peek at just the past few months .. Here’s what I came up with …..   There were, … Continue reading

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Life, Montefalco style …

Life is funny sometimes – the longer you stay in one place, the more you can take it for granted. Then something happens or you see something that brings you right back to why you chose to be in that … Continue reading

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Bevagna – Il Mercato delle Gaite. A little snapshot of the festival.

WE try and go every year ….. Every June Bevagna, in central Umbria holds a 10 day medieval festa – the whole town gets involved and dresses up as medieval folk.  They dress the town up too, hiding modern day … Continue reading

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Another Typically Non-Typical Gusto Wine Tours Day!

We get enquiries sometimes that cause us to do a double-take! This year we had a request from a very nice man from the States asking if we could organise a special event for him & his fiancé while they … Continue reading

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A walk in the vineyards of Terre Margaritelli to discover wild herbs and greens.

OH!  This is going to be GREAT!! Sunday 14th April 2013   PROGRAMME:  10:00 Arrival at Terre Margaritelli and a guided tour of the winery.  11:00 Meeting with the “Erbaroli” (herb experts) to learn to recognize the herbs of     … Continue reading

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****STOP PRESS****Wine Tourism and the Future of the Montefalco Wine Industry

LATE NOTICE!!! Thursday 28th March 2013 Wine Tourism and the Future of the Montefalco Wine Industry (Translated from the Strada del Sagrantino events page.)   The American wine tourism is one of the segments of the wine industry in Europe … Continue reading

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New Occasional Feature – The Wineries (we know) of Umbria…..

I wrote this back in 2010, but I’d like to include it here and say that this is the start of our local Umbrian Cantina features! We need to introduce everyone to the delights of Cantina Tabarrini, they are, to our … Continue reading

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