Category Archives: Heather Jarman

Gardening in Tuscany

It’s not that I think you’ll come to Tuscany to garden; it’s that this little incident illustrates some aspects of the Tuscan character that I hope you’ll want to experience firsthand. About a month ago I was passing one of … Continue reading

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Tradition in a Bowl

What do slow travel and soup have in common? The word that comes immediately to mind is terroir, that aroma and flavour in a wine that connects it unmistakably to the soil and climate in which it originated. I love … Continue reading

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Tuscan Cigar Tour

Tobacco? Smoking? Well, yes, responsible smoking. Nothing promiscuous, please. If you drink fine wine to enhance a meal, you’ll understand: this tour is about connoisseurship. It’s also about Tuscan history, cultural traditions, craftsmanship, and the many sublime products of Tuscany. … Continue reading

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