Updates from the hills of Tuscany, a restored farmhouse in Chianti, midway between Florence and Siena. We write about local history and culture, life in Tuscany, the seasonal changes, pleasures of the garden and country kitchen, local stories and encounters with wildlife.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
On the Way Home
The Flaming Cypress
A crimson glory vine (vitis coignetiae) sets fire to a solitary cypress.
Admired each year in October on the SP 76 between La Piazza and Molin Nuovo, Comune of Castellina in Chianti.