Running in Acquaviva, Tuscany

Running in Acquaviva, Tuscany

Every year in September one celebrates the saint San Vittorino in Acquaviva. San Vittorino is the patron saint of this small village close to Montepulciano in Tuscany and at a stone’s throw from the Trasimeno Lake in Umbria. Acquaviva is surrounded by vineyards where the grapes for the “Nobile di Montepulciano” grow. During the feast there are a lot of stands where you can get things […]

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Sagra and wine tasting in Montepulciano

Sagra and wine tasting in Montepulciano

Last weekend we organized a spontaneous wine tasting for a group of Belgian guests. Five families and friends who were in Italy for the first time. Every year they go on holiday together and this time they decided to come to Umbria to Montone Rental. They contacted us for information about sagra’s or a winetasting. A sagra is a typical Italian event, which is very […]

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Sagra in Umbria

Sagra in Umbria

In Umbria there are many “sagra’s” or village feasts. Focal point of these happenings is food, local food. Sagra’s come in all kinds of varieties, but the main idea is that this is a local party where one can eat some typical local dishes. Often at very reduced prices and always accompanied by local wine. We enjoy visiting the sagra’s in our area. It is […]

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