#363 I miss vigneti – 3

Not only in the warm South or in the sunny Central Italy.

The vineyards that you don’t expect are right in front of the Alpi (‘Alps mountains’).

Here’s the castle of Aymaville and its vigneti, in Val d’Aosta

Vigneti and the Monte Binco, the highest European mountain

Sarriod De La Tour castle and vineyards

(See also “I miss vigneti – 1 – 2”

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/06/22/355-i-miss-vigneti/ 

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/06/27/360-i-miss-vigneti-1)

 
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#362 I miss edible flowers

Fiori di zucca

Deep fried, fiori fritti

Stuffed and deep fried

Stuffed and baked

Pasta con i fiori di zucca

Frittata di fiori di zucca

Fiori di borraggine

Pasta alla borraggine

a flowers’ salad

Violette

and sweet sugar frosted violette

#360 I miss vigneti – 2

Not only wine and not only vineyards.

In the Chianti area you can spend a disgustingly romantic weekend between vigneti and castelli

Here’s the Castello di Brolio

Castello di Spaltenna

Castello di Meleto

(See also “I miss vigneti – 1”

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/06/22/355-i-miss-vigneti/  )

 

#358 I miss Italian hiking trails – 3

L’anello del Rinascimento (‘Ring of the Renaissance or Renaissance Ring’) 

is a hiking or biking trail, longer than 170 km, around the city of Firenze.

The path skirts fields and woods, castles, ancient churches, and monasteries

(See also “I miss Italian hiking trails 1 – 2”

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/350-i-miss-ita…iking-trails-1/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/06/20/353-i-miss-ita…iking-trails-2/ )

#355 I miss vigneti – 1

Italian wineyards. This time not the ones from Tuscany, but from Oltrepò Pavese (West Lombardy)

Enjoy vigneti and castles.