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On A Mission At The White Truffle Festival

Tartufo Bianco…the white truffle! Each November, the smell of truffle perfumes the entire hilltop town of San Miniato, Italy.  During the last three weekends of the month, the town plays host to a magical event – the White Truffle festival, better known as the “Mostra Mercato Nazionale del … Continue reading

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Do you personally know your Olive Oil maker?…..

One of the most interesting adventures in Italy in November was the visit to Renzo Baldaccini’s olive oil “farm” – Villa Baldacinni – complete with miniature horses, Golden Retrievers, and his very own chapel on the property. With over 900 olive trees, some … Continue reading

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