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By Isabella Dusi

Isobel and Lou moved to Montalcino and have become Isabella and Luigi ten years in the past they usually have now been embraced via the locals and immersed of their antiquated customs and age-old feuds. In BEL VINO Isabella takes the reader on a winding trip to find the real aristocratic orgins of the world-renowned wine Brunello di Montalcino on whose classic the fortunes of the various Montalcinesi count. Taking us during the seasons of the wine harvest, Dusi weaves a direction that brings within the neighborhood white-hooded priests who've lived within the Abbey of Sant' Antimo because a minimum of 814; the final final neighborhood shoemaker; the harvesting of mushrooms, olives and tarts; an archery contest with a neighborhood village at which passions run excessive; and the struggle to avoid wasting a 1000-year-old church without foundations. As an insider, Dusi is ready to painting Tuscan lifestyles with all its idyllic charms while additionally giving an exciting perception into the day-by-day workings of the traditional village of Montalcino.

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