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A classic Tuscan country menu at Taverna dei Barbi (on the grounds of Fattoria dei Barbi)
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A classic Tuscan country menu at Taverna dei Barbi (on the grounds of Fattoria dei Barbi)

Knowing that many of you are heading to Tuscany and possibly Montalcino this summer, we wanted to share the following menu (below). It’s a classic Tuscany country menu from the Taverna dei Barbi, the estate’s farmhouse restaurant. The Taverna’s food is all classic, all the way. And all of the foods are grown or produced … Continue reading

Ain’t no “baby Brunello”: Rosso di Montalcino, the perfect expression of Sangiovese for summer
Rosso di Montalcino

Ain’t no “baby Brunello”: Rosso di Montalcino, the perfect expression of Sangiovese for summer

Summer is here and it’s a time when we tend to reach for lighter-bodied wines that focus on freshness, approachability, and versatility at the dinner table. In other words, it’s the time of year when we tend to drink more Rosso di Montalcino. Generally, Rosso di Montalcino is made from younger-vine fruit and is vinified … Continue reading

Barbi presents: Classical music at dawn in the Tuscan countryside (this Sunday)
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Barbi presents: Classical music at dawn in the Tuscan countryside (this Sunday)

Fattoria dei Barbi is proud to present: L’Alba al Ghiaccio Forte (Dawn at Ghiaccio Forte) Sunday, July 8 5:30 a.m. Parco Archeologico di Ghiaccio Forte Scansano (Grosseto province) Classical music performed by the Grosseto Symphony (Mozart and Haydn) featuring flautist Stefano Maffizzoni. The orchestra and soloist will be performing on the site of Ghiaccio Forte … Continue reading

The best bistecca fiorentina in Montalcino? Chef Duccio Lorenzini wants you to put his to the test…
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The best bistecca fiorentina in Montalcino? Chef Duccio Lorenzini wants you to put his to the test…

They call him the “Fiorentina Devil,” the master of one of Tuscany’s most famous dishes, the bistecca fiorentina, Tuscany’s porterhouse steak, always butchered from the region’s legendary Chianina breed and always served blood rare. Taverna dei Barbi’s chef Duccio Lorenzini is renowned across Tuscany and Italy as one of the greatest auteurs of Tuscan cooking. … Continue reading