Monday, November 1, 2010

Castello del Trebbio in the heart of Tuscany

was built in 1184  by the Pazzi family.  It  is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and is one of the longest inhabited castles.IMG_1301

                                      It is here when I knew I was in love with







We learned that “Chianti” is the name of the region, not the wine.

At the Castello del Trebbio, they use 100% Sangiovese grapes.

We were treated to a couple different wines as well as a taste of their  Virgin olive oil pressed right there. 


This area is all that I had dreamed and hoped it would be….


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