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Abbey of the Good Harvest and Villa of the Vines of May

The two Chianti wineries with the most beautiful gardens also have the most enchanting names – Badia di Coltibuono (Abbey of the Good Harvest) and Villa Vignamaggio (Villa of the Vines of May.) Coltibuono started off as a Benedictine Abbey and … Continue reading

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Chianti Castles

Today is a real treat for the driver.  The two wineries we’re going to visit are less than 10 kilometres from Gaiole-in-Chianti.  Round trip. There were two things that drew me to Castello di Meleto – the walled medieval garden and the … Continue reading

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