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, […]

After breakfast on the terrace here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House we headed off to Pratale farm where we spent Friday morning in the company of friends, some old some new, but all there for the same pleasurable task, rapidly going down the rows of ripe vines picking luscious bunches of deep rosy grapes – […]

An early morning message announced tomorrow is the day that my neighbours here in Valdichiascio are starting their grape harvest.  A short SMS requesting help, I replied in the affirmative, and now as the guys slowly amble down to breakfast here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, I too am asking if they want to come […]