TUSCANY

LE COSE BUONE, GAIOLE – THE CHEF’S TABLE

The centre of Gaiole is made up of a small main “corso” with a mix of bars, shops and restaurants offering regional fare. If you are entering from the east side of Via Bettino Ricasoli you can’t miss LE COSE BU...

OFF THE BEATEN PATH: LA CASA DI BRICCIANO

One would think that all there is to discover in regards to Tuscan wineries has already been discovered. That’s until one discovers a pearl just a stone’s throw away from Gaiole, hidden away at the end of a dir...

BARONE RICASOLI – LEGENDARY VINE CULTURE

When it comes to renowned winemakers and historical wineries, Italy has more than its fair share but one definitely stands out: BARONE RICASOLI Founded in 1141, when Castello di Brolio was purchased, BARONE ...
Sean O'Callahan

IL GUERCIO – SEAN O’CALLAGHAN

As we were having dinner at LE COSE BUONE on our last evening in Gaiole, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that one of the guests at our neighbouring table was none other than British winemaker Sean O’Call...

DIEVOLE – A NEW DIRECTION

As we arrived in Gaiole the week before L’Eroica, it gave us a chance to get some riding in before the event and check out the lay of the land. One of our planned training tours was the 46K “Leisure Route” (map...