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2014-07-15 23:14:18

Studio Abba launches a video and photo contest during the Tuscan Festival of Art and Science. Florence, Italy (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Anèmic Association in Florence that works closely with the organizers of the Chianti Star Festival, Studio Abba, has launched a video and photographic contest. The Contest is open to all who are over 18 years of age, either those who are new to photography and video or are aspiring professional photographers. It is a stimulating and fun opportunity...

2014-04-18 23:06:31

The Tuscany Resort, the #1 resort out of 42 resorts in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, on TripAdvisor, is celebrating summer a little early by offering promotional savings to its guests. Starting now through December 20th, The Tuscany Resort is offering two complimentary nights on a stay of seven nights on one, two, and three bedroom oceanfront villa rentals. Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, BWI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The Tuscany Resort, Provo's #1 rated resort on Grace...

2014-04-13 23:00:08

C. A. Kingsley brings readers on romantic, transcendent voyage to Italy’s wine region. VARESE, Italy (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Since she left Wales at age 18, author C. A. Kingsley has traveled the world, taking in all that life has to offer and having many fun adventures along the way. In her new novel, “The Road Back to Tuscany” (published by Trafford Publishing), Kingsley charts a course to Italy and beyond, telling the story of a passionate airline stewardess fulfilling a vow to...

2014-04-08 16:21:39

Frances Mayes, Author of 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' Brings Brand of Hand-Selected Italian Wines to Tuscan Market for Wine Tasting Dinner and Sampling Events SALEM, N.H., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frances Mayes, the bestselling author of "Under the Tuscan Sun," brings her line of Tuscan Sun Wines to New Hampshire for the first time on Friday, May 16(th) for a private dinner event at Tuscan Kitchen, a fine-dining Italian restaurant in Salem, New Hampshire. This will be followed by a wine...

2014-02-21 23:23:12

The Tuscany Resort on Grace Bay Beach in the Turks & Caicos has decided that summer is starting a little early in 2014 by announcing their SUMMER rates effective April 15th. This premier Grace Bay oceanfront boutique destination is also celebrating the recent announcement of Providenciales being voted #2 Island in the World by TripAdvisor Travellers Choice awards. Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, BWI (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The Tuscany Resort on Grace Bay Beach in the...

2014-01-01 23:01:54

The Tuscany Resort on Grace Bay in the Turks & Caicos Islands is celebrating the new year with a special for its guests. Travelers who stay during the month of January will receive a complimentary 4th night and 7th night on a week stay. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 There is a lot to celebrate at the Tuscany Resort in the Turks & Caicos Islands this holiday season, as this popular luxury resort has just celebrated its 7th anniversary. In...

2013-05-28 23:00:43

Tuscan Light Photo Workshops Announce the Release of the Photo Workshop Fall Schedule for South Tuscany Italy 2013. Sept. 16-20 Workshop Sept. 23-27 2013 Digital Photographic Workshop/iPhone (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Taking a Tuscan Light Photo Workshop in South Tuscany with David Hoptman is comparable to taking a photo workshop from a local Italian. David lived in this area of South Tuscany from 2004-2010. This is certainly a great advantage for participants as he speaks the language, know...


Latest Tuscany Reference Libraries

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Cavallo Romano della Maremma Laziale
2014-04-04 10:48:31

The Cavallo Romano della Maremma Laziale, translated in English as the Roman horse of the part of the Maremma that is in Lazio, is an ancient breed of horse that was developed in Italy, specifically in the Lazio region. It was recognized as an official breed in 2010, when it was found to be genetically distinct from the Maremmano, which it was once classified with. Studies found that these two breeds had a common genetic origin, but a difference in their amount of retained ancestral genes....

Tyrrhenian Sea
2013-04-18 22:17:09

The Tyrrhenian Sea is a portion of the Mediterranean Sea off of the western coast of Italy. This sea is bordered by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, Tuscany, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio towards the east, and Sicily towards the south. The maximum depth of the Tyrrhenian Sea is 12,418 feet. It is located near where the African and European tectonic plates meet; therefore mountain chains and active volcanoes for example, Mount Marsili, are found. The eight Aeolian Islands...

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2008-05-27 17:31:06

The Maremma Sheepdog is an Italian livestock guardian breed. In Italy, the breed is known as Cane Da Pastore Maremmano-Abruzzese, derived from the area in which it originated. The breed is thought to be an ancient one, and it continues to be used for its original purpose even today, mainly in Italy but also in the U.S. and Australia. The Maremma, when used as a livestock guardian dog, is introduced to its flock as a puppy in order for it to bond to its sheep or goats. The breed is also...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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