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.

Drama, excitement, intrigue…donkeys…what more do you want?

You’ve seen the Palio, Senese-style, now see the Palio, San Donato-style. Intrigue, excitement, near-death accidents, flag-waving, this has it all. There’s great street-food, lots of stalls selling arts & crafts, games for the kids, processions, drummers, flag-throwers. We got a table in the main square and ordered loads of different dishes to share, roast meats, …