Wine Bottling – A Fun Day at Our Friends Winery in Le Marche, Italy

In the old days, farmers gathered together to help each other with various big chores, chores that need a lot of people. Here in central Italy, in the Le Marche region we carry on the tradition, having fun, sharing stories and laughs together. Bottling the superb wine of the Fiorano estate is just one of [...]

Ooh…we are featured in a magazine!

A few months ago I was contacted by an independent journalist, Marina Meneguzzi who wanted to propose an article about lavender growing and tourism to one of our favorite magazines: Vita in Campagna.

Her proposal was accepted and the article features us and our friend Roberto who we do so much with as we’ve [...]

February, the Shortest and Longest Month of the Year

our-greenhouse

The days are getting noticeably longer, the birds are waking earlier and are singing more, the trees are beginning to bud, and the almond tree is starting to flower.

This is the month where I get itchy to be doing different things, to be outdoors more, and mostly wanting [...]