Crisp, sunny, clear. Early rise today, guys going to the beautiful Umbrian town of Todi to meet their tour guide meant I was up early to make breakfasts. Today the tour is of the vineyards of Montefalco, that beautiful town famous for its Sagrantino, robust elegant Umbrian wine. The guys are meeting their guide in […]

A couple of weeks ago with snow still sitting on the tops of the hills I ventured out from Bellaugello Gay Guest House and headed south of Perugia to follow the Sagrantino Road. This road rolls meanders through soft hills and valleys littered with vines, and passes through enchanting towns with names such as Torgiano, […]

May and June are spectacular months here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House in Umbria. ┬áThe weather is warm, and spring has filled the trees with fruit – all be it that the birds stripped bare a cherry tree in just one morning. ┬áThe roses are blooming, the geraniums bursting forth with their deep reds and […]