Drink Like a Local in Florence

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Vin Santo

Made from grapes left to dry after the harvest and aged in oak barrels, this Tuscan dessert wine is a classic companion to region desserts.


For decades Chianti wines were overlooked by experts, but now, more than ever, modern winemaking knowledge is reviving these traditional wines.A chianti is simply a red wine made from the Sangiovese grape in the Tuscan sub-region of Chianti. They are known for their fig and spice flavors!


Looking for an old-timey elixir? Alkermes is a ruby-red liqueur made of a variety of spices that can be found at fine florentine establishes, for example the old Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella on Via della Scala.


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