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Fontanaro Olive Oil is awarded with Gold Medal at NYIOOC 2021!

The passion, the enthusiasm and the choice we made to produce the organic extra virgin olive oil Fonte della Pace have been awarded for the Sixth Time with Gold Medal at NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition 2021! The NYIOOC is by far the world’s largest and most inclusive review of olive oils from every corner […]

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Summer events in Umbria and Tuscany

Umbria Lavender Festival From June 19th, Assisi The lavender festival has been taking place for 12 years now in the lavender fields and gardens of the IL LAVANDETO DI ASSISI nursery in Castelnuovo di Assisi The party takes place in the 3 hectares of gardens and fields and which were created for love for greenery, […]

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SLOW FOOD ARTICLE: “THE BEST WEDDING GIFT? AN OLIVE TREE!”

“FOR OUR WEDDING I GAVE MY HUSBAND AN OLIVE TREE. IT WAS 1972. WHAT PUSHED ME TO CHOOSE AN OLIVE TREE INSTEAD OF A PRECIOUS WATCH, I STILL DON’T KNOW!” NEARLY 50 YEARS HAVE PASSED, BUT LUCIA VERDACCHI REMEMBERS THAT MOMENT WELL. IL FONTANARO, AN AGRITOURISM IN PACIANO, NEAR PERUGIA, WAS FOUNDED IN 1976, BUT […]

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What to do in August in Umbria and Tuscany

Here are some events in August in Umbria and Tuscany, don’t miss them! Picnic in Madrevite 8-9 Agosto (booking is necessary) In the usual setting of the #CantinaMadrevite, enjoy the spectacular sunset over Lake Chiusi surrounded by wine glasses, tasting, and live music. In Cantina Madrevite, Località Cimbano l, 36 – Vaiano – Castiglione del […]

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What to do in January and February near Il Fontanaro

Preview of the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano February 2020 February the 14th   Every year in Montepulciano, in the heart of Tuscany, one of the most famous events in the wine sector is celebrated on Valentine’s day, with over 40 exhibitors: the Preview of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG. Now in 2020, at the twenty-seventh […]

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Valdichiana Senese Awarded As 1st Italian Wellness Destination

Il Fontanaro located in Paciano, in between Tuscany and Umbria, is perfectly included in this Heavenly Tuscan way!     The municipalities which compose the Valdichiana Senese have been awarded with the title of Well-Being Paradises’ – by the ‘European Destinations of Excellence Network’ project which will become part of the circuit promoting new healthy […]

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