vinoteca centro storico

I’m burning up a lot of bandwidth for this big photo, but I liked the dog (he got the scraps), and I LOVED the restaurant.This little “enoteca” had some of the best food Susan and I had in Italy. It’s about a kilometer up the road from Sergio’s in the village of Serralunga, under the old castle.Alessio (the owner) married well (Stefania, his wife) because his mother-in-law (don’t know her name) prepares food like you wouldn’t believe.My capacity for raw meat is surprising, but when you have a bunch of Dolcetto and Barbera to wash it down…yum! If you’re visiting […]

travels in tuscany

It’s a view that inspires the singing of “Amazing Grace.”After a wonderful dinner with Susan (which I cooked, thank you), we took a short walk up to the dairy, and looked over the valleys and hills of Colli Fiorintini – fireflies blazing in every direction.The shadows were not yet deep enough to hide the textures of distance, the night not yet black enough for stars, so we waited…This place, Fattoria Corzano e Paterno, will teach you to love Chinati, and love life.Posted by David Moore