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Evantra meets Pontedera

Evantra meets Pontedera

Made in Tuscany is proud to invite you at the event “Evantra incontra Pontedera” (Evantra meets Pontedera) that will takes place in Pontedera, piazza Curtatone e Montanara on 13th September 2013 at 21.15, a chance strongly supported by Simone Millozzi (major of Pontedera) and Luca Mazzanti, for all the people that will be there to…

Sting opens up his Tuscan villa

Sting opens up his Tuscan villa

The leader of The Police has already turned Il Palagio, a 16th century estate near Florence, into an active farm, producing honey, olive oil and critically acclaimed “biodynamic” wine. Now the Newcastle-born singer, 61, has decided to give up some of his privacy by renting out six cottages on the estate at the rock star…

Fashion as art, the Gucci Museo in Florence

Fashion as art, the Gucci Museo in Florence

The Gucci Museo in Florence pays tribute to its founding father as well as the city’s own craftsmen. The Gucci Museo in Florence pays tribute to its founding father as well as the city’s own craftsmen No other city is home to so much art per square metre as Florence. Often called Renaissance city, the…

18th March 2013, welcome in Made in Tuscany.

18th March 2013, welcome in Made in Tuscany.

Madeintuscany.it is the web site encompassing companies which proudly guarantee to carry out their activities in Tuscany. We believe that it is necessary to protect and promote the many quality products which are still envied worldwide, rather than fakes which subtly try to pass as Tuscan products. Through this website and a series of related…

7 Reasons To Go Back To Florence

7 Reasons To Go Back To Florence

We are always dreaming of the next, up-and-coming cities in Europe to tackle–Cardiff and Dresden, say — but when was the last time you (re)visited a classic like Florence? Perhaps it was years ago on a post-college trip, or maybe it was part of a weeklong Rome-Venice-Florence getaway. But in the past few years, there has been a lot of buzz in the Tuscan capital, from new museums and hotels to a growing culinary scene. And don’t worry, those fabulous Renaissance treasures you remember — Michelangelo’s David, Brunelleschi’s dome–are still there in all their glory. Here are seven reasons to put Florence back on your European itinerary.

An American (Painting) in Florence

Another museum worth checking out is Palazzo Strozzi, housed in the former 15th century mansion of an influential Florentine banking family

Ferragamo: the enduring legacy of the Italian shoe dynasty

Ferragamo: the enduring legacy of the Italian shoe dynasty

Ferragamo, inventor of the wedge, is the brand worn by women from Marilyn Monroe to Margaret Thatcher, and the only label ever to hold a fashion show in the Louvre. It might not be as infamous as other Italian surnames in fashion but expect to hear more of it this week. The brand – which…

Eroica Japan, in May of 2013 in the Yamanashi Prefecture

Eroica Japan, in May of 2013 in the Yamanashi Prefecture

In May of 2013 in the Yamanashi Prefecture less than 100 km from Tokyo the first edition of L’Eroica Japan, a sister event to L’Eroica, will take place according to an agreement signed at the home of L’Eroica in Gaiole in Chianti. The agreement, between Furio Giannini, President of L’Eroica and Aki Nakazawa of the…

Cantina Antinori Winery, a unique design

Cantina Antinori Winery, a unique design

Located in the unique chianti landscape halfway between the scenic Florence and Siena amongst the vast fields of vineyards, the ‘cantina antinori’ winery by Italian practice Archea Associati explores the relationship between man, a product, the site, and the process of manufacture in their most essential forms.The winemaker has a very special, if not spiritual…

Beppe d’Andrea: Tradition & Change in Tuscany

Beppe d'Andrea: Tradition & Change in Tuscany

Beppe D’Andrea is a dynamic and enthusiastic spokesperson for his native Tuscany. He is the leader of the Slow Food Movement in the Chianti Classico region. He is a long time winemaker, who has transferred his skills to the promotion of the region, and he is also the Senior Brand Ambassador for the Ruffino winery….

The most beautiful views in Florence

The most beautiful views in Florence

There’s nothing better than, well, being on vacation in the first place — and then looking out of your hotel room’s window to a gorgeous view. We’ve seen plenty of beautiful sights on our travels, and we’ve taken in some of the most breathtaking views we’ve ever seen in Florence, a city characterized by red rooftops, cobblestone streets, and distant rolling hills. Check out some of the most bellissimo views we’ve seen in the Italian city.

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