It was love at first sight! I had found the perfect sanctuary– Villa Dievole, a wine resort! Could there be anything more sublime?
From the minute you approach the resort, you feel that you are in a most special place in the world. And you are…
Villa Dievole was nestled among rolling fields of vineyards as far as the eye could see, and bordered by the Tuscan wooded hills off of one of the “white roads” near Chianti’s main wine road, the SR222.
The long road to Vagliagli was a solitary drive, meandering six kilometers through the woods on a secondary unpaved road.
My eyes were peeled for wild boar and deer, but the only “wildlife” I encountered were a few cars madly passing me on the narrow road leaving me in a cloud of dust. [Read more…]