Bel Vino by Isabella Dusi
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Bel Vino
By Isabella Dusi

Bel Vino

A Year of Sundrenched Pleasure Among the Vines of Tuscany

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Bel Vino by Isabella Dusi

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Isobel and Lou moved to Montalcino and became Isabella and Luigi ten years ago and they have now been embraced by the locals and immersed in their antiquated customs and age-old feuds. In BEL VINO Isabella takes the reader on a winding journey to discover the true aristocratic orgins of the world-renowned wine Brunello di Montalcino on whose vintage the fortunes of many of the Montalcinesi depend. Taking us through the seasons of the wine harvest, Dusi weaves a path that brings in the local white-hooded monks who have lived in the Abbey of Sant' Antimo since at least 814; the last remaining local shoemaker; the harvesting of mushrooms, olives and truffles; an archery contest with a local village at which passions run high; and the fight to save a 1000-year-old church with no foundations. As an insider, Dusi is able to portray Tuscan life with all its idyllic charms whilst also giving an intriguing insight into the daily workings of the ancient village of Montalcino.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780743478441
ISBN-10: 0743478444
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 1mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Pocket Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 4-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Isabella Dusi

After many years working in Australia in interior design, Isabella Dusi decided to move to Italy with her husband Luigi. They now run a travel business based in Montalcino. This is her first book.

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