Sunshine, delicious warm sunshine today and with the grass cut on the lawns at Bellaugello Gay Country House I was in time to ready the Giardino Suite for a couple of friends who telephoned this morning and are travelling through Umbria on their way to Siena which is not that far away and asked if […]

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, […]