Tuscany Wine Tour has commenced

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It’s great to be back in Tuscany and one of my favourite cities – Siena.

Our tour kicked off in great style as we headed out for dinner to La Taverna di San Guiseppe – one of Siena’s top restaurants.

A glorious meal ensued and we were left waving white flags as we surrendered to the generous quantities of sublime food.

A delicate potato soufflé, truffled mushrooms and a sausage, onion and cream cheese puff pastry (I know – sounds like a sausage roll but was much better!) were the antipasti. A delicious ribollita followed and then it was onto the pasta – pappardelle with a Florentine ragu. Wild boar cooked in milk, bay leaves, rosemary and sage was superb and the ricotta and mascarpone tart was as light as a feather. All washed down with a Rosso di Montalcino and a Chianti Classico.

A great start to our Tuscany Wine Tour!