Entries from What I Really Think tagged with 'Montalcino'

Day 4 – Montalcino Tour

Originally, the plan for this day was to head to San Giovanni d’Asso for the white truffle festival. Then Chris decided he would like to see the Church of San Pietro in Pianello, home of the UFO painting. So before...

Day 4 – Cocktails

After we returned to Montalcino, we walked over to the café next to the restaurant Porto al Cassero (think that’s the name), and decided to share a bottle of wine and some snacks. It took Chris a moment to communicate...

Day 4 – Dinner – L’Agnolo

In years past, one of our favorite restaurants to visit was Trattoria Sciame. We stumbled upon it during our 2003 trip and returned a couple of times during our 2005 trip. Since then though, it has changed names, now...

Itinerary - Monday November 10 – Montepulciano and Avignonesi

We have nothing on the agenda until noon (well, this has just changed - meeting Dorit for breakfast) in Montepulciano, about 45 minutes away. So we have some options here – one, obviously, is to sleep in and have a...

Itinerary - One Week in Montalcino - Sunday Nov 9

San Giovanni D’Asso This small town is about twenty five minutes from Montalcino. We passed by it on our way from Castelmuzio to Siena during our 2003 trip. They’re known for a Tuscan white truffle (the town has more truffle...

Itinerary - One Week in Montalcino - Background and Arrival

I'm putting together a high level packet of informatin for Andy and Katy, who will be joining us on our trip in November to Montalcino. So I figured I might as well copy the info here too in case anyone...

On The Road Again

Pantheon - Rome 2003 Yep, things are coming together for our fall trip to Italy! It's been 3.5 years since we've been and I'm looking forward to it. First off, we booked our airfare last week. I had wanted...

Wow It's Been a While

Yeah, I know, I'm a bad blogger but what with working and the kids...excuses, excuses. But now, since I've removed one of those impediments (no I didn't get rid of the kids), I'm hoping to have more free time here....

T-516 Days and Counting

I'm not sure anyone expects me to keep udating this blog but since we do have another trip on the horizon, I figure, "What the heck!" Anyway, here's the deal. Originally I'd planned to celebrate my 40th birthday on the...

T-26 Days and Counting

I left off with Day 5 so... Day 5 - Tuscany As I said, I'd like to visit Arezzo today to see the monthly Antique market. I'm figuring if we could hit the road between 9:30 and 10, we'll get...