Tags archives: Blessing in Tuscany

Villa Ivana

Villa Ivana offers the quintessential Tuscan experience. Nestled in the heart of the Chianti Classico, Villa Ivana is 15 km south of Florence. An active vineyard, oil producer and an authentically Tuscan holiday destination, Villa Ivana is completely immersed in a naturally beautiful environment, of[...]

Villa Irene

This is a marvellous stone brick hamlet located on top of a hill in the heart of the Chianti region. The hamlet dates back to 11th century and it is a truly eco friendly Tuscan venue. It comprises several acres of land and the current owners are organic wine and olive oil producers. Villa Irene is t[...]

Villa Franco

Villa Franco is located 500 mt above sea level in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, just 15 km from Siena and 75 km from Florence.  The estate lies on 5 acres of mixed woods and rolling meadows high in the hills, surrounded by age-old oaks, holm-oaks and chestnut-trees. Originally erected in the [...]

WHITE WEDDING

It was, not an Italian or a Hollywood film star but Queen Victoria the trend setter for what has now become a tradition in terms of wedding in the modern era. In 1840 she married prince Albert wearing a white court dress. Until then brides had worn heavy brocaded gown in a variety of colour such as[...]

Why leave them at home ?

Why leave them at home ? Having a wedding in Tuscany often put bride and groom in front of a dilemma. Besides their friends and relatives, should they extend invitation to chidren too? I would say, YES ! Most people take the opportunity of being guests to a wedding abroad to turn the event into a [...]

Make her laugh...

They told me that to make her fall in love, I had to make her laugh. But every time she laughs, I’m the one who falls in love. - Tommaso Ferraris -  

Love in the Countryside

" Two things revolutionize life:moving to the countryside and falling in love" - Nick Love- And what happens when the two meet? Then you have just the perfect wedding! Full of romance, beauty and waves of laughter. Just like your entire life should be.    

Why Wedding rings are worn on the ring finger

Throughout history wedding rings have been worn on different fingers of both right and left hands. The tradition to wear it on the ring finger of the hand dates back to the Romans. This was because it was believed that there was a vein in the finger known as "Vena amoris" which linked directly to th[...]

Italian superstitions at wedding

All cultures have their share of superstition rituals. Italians are well known for being a very superstitious crowd. This becomes really evident at weddings. In Italy the groom carries the bride across the threshold of their new house to keep away bad spirits which could lurk from below. Rice is al[...]