A visit to the Cheese Farm: Podere le Fornaci

  I always bring my groups to visit Nora Kravis at the Cashmere goat farm in Radda but I want to have an arsenal of choices for my guests so I decided to try something new. Podere le Fornaci is also a goat farm but instead of producing cashmere, they produce cheese. On the way […]

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For Nancy and her friends

A collage of ¬†photos ¬†from Tuscany. Enjoy the slide show!    

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Writing Workshop in Tuscany, March 2016

In March 2016 Prontomarcella is thrilled to welcome Jessica Barksdale Inclan who will lead a writing workshop and retreat at Il Colle in the Tuscan countryside, 30 minutes from Florence. Jessica writes: In this lush and lovely landscape, we will be exploring narratives: the stories you want to tell about yourself, your home, your family, […]

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Five San Franciscians discover the Secret Tuscany, Sept 2015

Day 1 Sept 21, Monday Giovanni and Marcella meet the group at Firenze airport and whisk them to Agriturismo Il Colle where we have antipasto and prosecco outside of our farmhouse. Dinner is frittata and of course, more wine. Day 2 Sept 22, Tuesday Figline Market for early risers: Carol, Marcie and Lois while Bill […]

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