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Tasty Note: Santa Caterina – Chianti DOCG 2011

The Wine: Santa Caterina – Chianti Vintage (=year): 2011 Producer: Castelvecchio Classified: DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) I Paid: ~$11 Grape: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo Region/Location: Chianti – San Casciano Val di Pesa – Firenze (Tuscany) A.B.V (Alcohol … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s Bacchus: God of Wine & Lessons in Patience

Visitors to Florence would do well to sneak a peek at the sculpture collection inside the city’s Bargello Palace (Via del Proconsolo, 4).  Among other impressive pieces, this prison/barracks-turned-art museum holds Michelangelo Buonarotti‘s sculpture of Bacchus, the Roman God of … Continue reading

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