Tuscan Primavera: April Showers

After a long winter in California we have returned to Tuscany for our 10th primavera in Molino. Sunshine greeted us and very dry conditions. After months of very little precipitation in the Vald’Arno, April 2012 is bringing us much needed rain… and the countryside is flourishing as a result…

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Autumn’s Glory and Halloween in Tuscany!

Caroline Zimmermann, Firenze, Autumn 2011

Enchanted October! The Sun continues to shine and spectacular days unfold as autumn colors here in Tuscany are the best they’ve been in years. The fabulous weather continues to draw us outside.. filming for John’s independent film Terroir
and a pleasant distraction from my work: a return visit from our dear friend Mike Dunn from Santa Barbara.
Time spent with Mike is consumed with re-tracing old wine tasting routes through Chianti,
visiting friends and of course the practice of Il Dolce di Far Niente… the sweetness of doing nothing, save occupying ourselves with the tasting of some very fine wines.

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