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2013-01-22 12:23:05

VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Medgold Resources Corp. (TSX-V: MED), the European focused gold exploration company, is pleased to announce the successful issuance of the Grasceta gold exploration licence, located in southern Tuscany, Italy.  The acquisition of the 8 square kilometre Grasceta licence, which adjoins the Company's Frassine licence, is part of the Company's strategy to build a portfolio of European gold projects with potential to host multi-million ounce...

2012-10-10 15:22:56

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For anyone who missed the chance to tour Tuscany this year, DaVinci Wine's popular Storyteller Experience is bringing the remarkable Italian region to Facebook* news feeds--now. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58418-davinci-wine-tuscany-storyteller-experience-tuscan-recipies-travel-logs (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121010/MM88180) In its second year, the...

2012-09-25 23:04:19

Roll up your sleeves and cook alongside a real Italian count – Count Andrea Pannocchieschi d'Elci — whose noble family title goes back to the 12th century. Hands-on cooking lessons offer a warm, convivial atmosphere ideal for learning the true Tuscan way, a lifestyle centered around family, community and traditional recipes featuring fresh, seasonal, local ingredients grown in home gardens (campi). (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Starting this fall, culinary adventurers at Marlane...

2012-09-24 10:26:35

GREVE IN CHIANTI, Italy, September 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sebastiano Cossia Castiglioni on why Querciabella went vegan Sebastiano Cossia Castiglioni is nothing short of relentless. That he led Querciabella's conversion to organic farming in 1988, long before the term green was over-spun, and subsequently turned the Tuscan wine estate to biodynamics in 2000, is emblematic of his environmentalist convictions. Now, the spirited insubordination of Querciabella's owner is...

2012-06-21 02:29:20

GREVE IN CHIANTI, Tuscany, Italy, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to the recent acquisition of 25 hectares of highly coveted vineyard sites in Chianti Classico from the historic property of San Polo in Rosso, Querciabella is a significant step closer to realizing its most ambitious project to date. A growing number of vineyard holdings and a rigorous microvinification regime, where fermentation and barrel maturation are carried out on a lot-by-lot basis, underscore...

2012-05-18 02:22:50

GARNET VALLEY, Pa., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran Philly-area photographer, Joe Pulcinella, will be leading PhotoItalia!, a 7-day photo tour of Tuscany, Italy, October 21-27, 2012. "PhotoItalia! is a tour of Tuscany centered around photography instruction and is designed for everyone from casual shooters to working pros. It'll be a fun and educational 7-day tour filled with practical instruction and fantastic photo opportunities. We'll be honing our skills in lighting, composition...

2012-03-23 10:20:16

MIAMI, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just like in a scene right out of a James Bond movie, boat enthusiasts who will be visiting the Palm Beach International Boat Show this weekend will be in for a visual treat. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120323/CL75726 ) Deep Impact Boats, one of the leading South Florida custom boat manufacturers, will be delivering a fully customized Deep Impact 399' open that will serve as the "runabout" tender vessel for the ultra luxurious 200'...

2012-03-21 02:23:56

HEALDSBURG, Calif., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A week in Tuscany awaits four creative individuals as DaVinci Wine debuts its second-annual Storyteller Experience on the brand's Facebook page. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55002-davinci-wine-2012-storyteller-experience-italy-winemaking-artists (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120321/MM64952 ) The program, which garnered over 200 applications last year,...

2012-03-13 16:58:58

Evidence uncovered during research conducted in Florence´s Palazzo Vecchio late last year appears to support the theory that a lost Leonardo da Vinci painting existed on the east wall of the Hall of the 500, behind Giorgio Vasari´s mural “The Battle of Marciano.” The data supporting the theoretical location of the da Vinci painting “The Battle of Anghiari” was obtained through the use of an endoscopic probe that was inserted through the wall on which the...

2011-10-27 12:36:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After six days touring Tuscany in July, DaVinci is proud to debut the final works of four Storytellers who were selected to join the Italian wine brand in Italy for a look at the authentic people and place behind its wine. The art, recipes, narrative and video have been unveiled at Facebook.com/DaVinciWine. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


Latest Tuscany Reference Libraries

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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