March 29, 2016

Coral Jewelry is Red Hot!

Jan's stash of red coral beads

Jewelry artisan Jan Dempsey found her latest inspiration in Sicily.  Read more from Jan's blog post.


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February 25, 2016

Book your dream Italian farmhouse vacation now!

Alfresco dining at Podere Erica

If you are dreaming of an Italian vacation this summer, don't miss out on this special last-minute discount of 20% off our Tuscan villa rental rate!  

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November 10, 2015

Flea Market Shopping in Palermo, Sicily

Massimo at the Palermo Flea Market

On a recent trip to Sicily, we scoured the Palermo Flea Market for treasures!  Read all about it here and see what we found.

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October 14, 2015

Harvest at Podere Erica

This year’s grape harvest at my family’s vineyard in Chianti was an exceptional gathering of friends and family complete with hard work, great food, plenty of wine, and dancing!  Read on for highlights and great recipes from our harvest celebration.

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July 01, 2015

Vintage steamer trunk bars fresh from Massimo's workshop

Massimo has set a new "bar" for himself with his most recent steamer trunk bars.  

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