Simon Zimbler

I live and work on our agriturismo in Tuscany. We farm organic olives and make organic extra virgin olive oil, and we have 5 apartments to rent in Tuscany, and one large Tuscan villa to rent, all here on our farm near Castellina in Chianti.

Another great local Tuscan restaurant – La Torre, Castellina in Chianti

So, with a lot of family staying with us this last week, we’ve been eating out more than usual. And La Torre is another excellent local family-run restaurant where we know we’ll get excellent food at very decent prices. Any restaurant that survives 120 years in a quiet country village in Tuscany is clearly doing something …

A romantic escape in Tuscany

Il Forno: a cute little 1-bedroom studio apartment in Tuscany outdoor patio The next instalment in our tour of Agriturismo Podere Patrignone, your holiday home in Chianti Il Forno is a small, but thoughtfully laid-out 1-bedroom apartment. Although it’s our smallest apartment, it’s extremely pretty, and beautifully decorated with interesting artefacts. You have your own …