Water, energy, hydrogeological protection, waste and forest: these are the five cornerstones of the new Operational Plan promoted by the Municipal Administration and which confirm the probative and implementing commitment of the eco-centric vision we have already dealt with (Valley Life “Chianti, Valdelsa and Florentine Hills, nr. 169, Fall 2022).read more >
Tag: Radda in Chianti
Chef Alessandro Chiesa together with the Castello di Albola brigade brings his interpretation of the “Albola Experience” to the table of the lucky visitors again this year, in an exciting tasting and gastronomic journey, experimenting and innovating Tuscan cuisine, made up of very historic recipes and raw materials of the highest quality that find new interesting applicationsread more >
There is a real air of novelty at the Loggia del Chianti: from this year Simone resumes his role in the family business, determined to leave his mark in what has always been his parents’ place.
A professional rugby player, in the past he has dedicated time and love to this family project, but lately he has understood that to take a step forward he had to dedicate all of himself to the restaurant.
The project, started in 2017, arose from the need to create a multipurpose space, respecting planning regulations and enhancing the park’s landscape without disturbing in any way the trees inside it which are a historical heritage of Radda.read more >
Volpaia currently has 33 inhabitants and 4 restaurants: the properties have now been reunited in large part by the Mascheroni Stianti family. In addition to the prestigious winery there is also a farmhouse, a restaurant and a bakery. The vegetables that arrive on the Castle’s tables come from half a hectare of a strictly organic vegetable garden. In fact, since 2000, the Volpaia winery too has been certified as organic.
The winery extends within the village buildings, connected by an engineering masterpiece: an underground wine pipeline, which goes under the streets of the town.
We are just outside the town of Radda in Chianti, in a beautiful space with a wonderful view where once there was ‘nothing’. The Lapis [pencil] joinery has been operating here for almost 50 years. Young (almost 24) Giacomo Lapis is the first to meet us. He tells us that the company was founded […]read more >