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Music and Wine at Tuscany’s Melodia del Vino
Published on Thursday, June 6, 2013 by What's more harmonious than pairing music with wine? That's the premise behind Melodia del Vino - a series of five classical music concerts combined with wine tastings, hosted at some of Tuscany's finest vineyards between June 27 and July 6, 2013. The wineries taking part in the music series include Cantina Antinori nel Classico in Bargina, Cantna Petra near Livorn...
What’s Happening in Florence and Tuscany for Christmas
Published on Friday, December 7, 2012 by If Florence or Tuscany is on your must-visit list this Christmas season, there are some great Florence events for the holiday season, according to The Florentine.  Here are a few of the holiday celebrations in and around Florence that caught our eye: The German Market in Florence's Piazza Croce runs through December 16th. Enjoy Christmas delicacies from t...
Andrea Bocelli’s Annual Concert in Hometown of Lajatico
Published on Monday, May 14, 2012 by The claim to fame of the lovely small town of Lajatico, 25 miles south of Pisa,  is that it is the birthplace of world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli. While Bocelli now lives on the Tuscan coast in Forte di Marmi, you can spot the house (with big red shutters) he bought for his mother in Lajatico. In 2006, Bocelli persuaded the local government to build an outdoor thea...