Tuscan Treasures in Italy Tour
June 2 – 10th, 2015
June 6th Saturday Chianti – Our Cookery Class then on to
This glorious day brings with it our cooking class…we had such
fun here last tour that we must do it again. Tenuta di
Corsignano, Its name is tied to that of the Piccolomini Pope and
to his native town Pienza, which was previously named Corsignano.
In the Chianti Classico Gallo Nero area, at just 8 kilometres
from Siena, on the road to the antique hamlet Vagliagli, this
land of 54 acres was one of the final borders of the Papal
Patronage. Mario and Elena have devoted themselves to this
enchanting earth, and little by little, with constancy and
passion, they have made of it the reason of their lives.
‘Whoever loves nature, history, art will find at Corsignano a
climate of freedom, friendship and why not....of pleasant
‘We are the Chefs! …everyone gets involved and so enjoyed their
experience here…but the best part was sitting down and eating
because I can tell you that after a couple of hours of smelling
the aroma of these foods we were starved!! After all was
prepared, we took our appetizers to the winery to sample our
first wine and learn a bit more about this super special place.
The owners are so passionate and hard working…we just fell in
love with them…Back to the prep area where the tables were set
up and we were ready to start tasting the fruits of our labour
(the food) and the fruits of their labour (the wine). Yes, the
drinks are included too!’ Donna
From here we make our way along some of the most lovely
landscape to Montecatini Terme to begin another adventure.
This video is mostly on the spas but it also gives you a
wonderful idea of just how special this place really is and just
look at the archituecture!
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