The history of wine in Tuscany dates back to the Etruscan times around the VII century B.C., when they learned the process for wine making from the Greeks who had colonized southern Italy.
Richard Wagner is perhaps the most representative character of the second phase of German Romanticism. As a reformer of modern musical theater he revolutionized the way of thinking about music with his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art), by which he arrived to a synthesis of the poetic, visual, and dramatic arts with music.
Italian Opera: where is the real show behind the scenes or on stage? In about 350 years of its life the Italian opera is a mine of anecdotes, secret stories and manias, let’s discover some of them! Comparing to other…
Thanks to its world renown production and thanks to the variety of its lands and climates, Italy is a unique open-air farming workshop. In particular, Tuscany provides an extremely variegated landscape with great didactic potential.
According to the world famous American magazine Travel + Leisure, Italy is the best European country to visit. In 2019 the list of the top 15 European cities has 3 urban destinations in Italy that are in the highest positions, with Siena occupying the 7th one.