Giuseppe Muziarelli tells us about the history of his hometown, Contignano, located in the iconic area of Tuscany, known as the Val d'Orcia. His family has farmed this land for several generations and he and his wife Paola have converted unused farmhouses into lodging in order to turn the property into the lovely agriturismo, La Montalla. Giuseppe traces the history of his town to the middle ages as a stop on the pilgrim's route to Rome and the Holy Lands. He describes the crops grown on his organic farm and the resulting products of pasta and olive oil.
The agriturismo, La Montalla: lamontalla.com
Giuseppe's email: [email protected]
Podcast Sponsor: Travel in Italia, leading small group tours on the mainland and islands of Italy, http://www.travelinitalia.com, [email protected]