Tuscany Tonight

Cheese Salsa

Ingredients: 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese – chopped 1/4-1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup mild salsa 1/4 cup chopped green peppers (optional) Directions: Melt the cheese in a pot on the stove, keeping the heat on low. Add the milk a little at a time until you reach the consistency desired. Add the salsa and the …

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Ingredient Descriptions

Adobo: A sauce or paste made from a variety of ingredients that may include chiles, salt, vinegar, garlic, and herbs. Aioli: A simple mixture of garlic and mayonnaise. All-purpose flour: An all-around flour with a fine texture that comes either “bleached” or “unbleached”. Allspice: Usually used in ground form, allspice has a flavor like a …


Places to Visit

Tuscany’s beautiful landscapes and culture offers the ultimate travel experience. With so many things to see and do, we’ve narrowed down the list to 10 of our favored places to visit. Florence The jewel of Tuscan cities, Florence boasts the Uffizi gallery, which houses such classics as Michelangelo? David and Botticelli? Venus. Beautiful ancient bridges …

Wine Education

Wine Education

Wine is not just what you pour into a glass. Each bottle has its own history, tradition, sensuality, uniqueness, and story. This can be both wonderful and wonderfully confusing. Varietals, labels, regions, and classifications can present the wine consumer with endless question and doubt. Tuscany Tonight helps to solve that dilemma by showing you how …


Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni

Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, Toscana IGT The rich, elegant Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, is a delightful blend that marries the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with the classic soul of Sangiovese. The estate?s iconic wine is clearly in a modern key, but holds fast to the qualities of its local terroir. The labels of …


Wine Party Themes

Same Color, Different Varietals Select wines that are the same color but different varietals then compare and learn how different varietals can vary. Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc White: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Viognier Same Varietal Select wines of the same varietal and compare how different winemaking techniques can create …

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