First of all enjoy the view on the road that leads to Volpaia, fortified town: a real jewel But what hits you in this location is the atmosphere of antique that enraps in a warm hug.
Once you arrive in the main square you will see the restaurant "La Bottega" on one side and the Wine Bar, "Bar-Ucci" on the other.
Give yourself a rest and you will have the family Barucci greet you and try to get you involved in a family harmony that is mainly genuine, with the same warmth with which it loves its own land. Father Oriano produces seasoned pork meat and vegetables. Mama Gina is joy, saviness, experience, unchallenged teacher in the kitchen of the "Bottega", will enchant you with her home made pasta, her ribollita and other tasty recipes.
Pieces of true life lived in the simplicity of antique atmospheres, experiences to remember are those that Carla, the eldest daughter, wants to have tried suggesting plates of the best Chianti tradition, passed on from generation to generation: authentic flavours are the secret of the restaurant, license that has 300 years as by oral history of the town.
The great passion for the cooking culture of the Chianti, induced Carla to engage in researches on cooking methods used centuries ago, that she sets again with authentic feeling in her kitchen classes.
Fully live awareness of simple moments means make them memorable in the future thoughts...
With Paola, the minor sister, have lunches with the exceptional home made seasoned meat and a glass of good wine, is to spend jolly moments in the site, an old town stable, that bears the name of the family: Bar-Ucci.
...MAYBE IT WOULD BE WORTHWILE CONTINUE THE ROAD TO PARADISE AND STOP AT VOLPAIA AT THE BARUCCI'S.
Source: La Bottega
Piazza della Torre 1, 53017 Volpaia, Siena, Italy
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