Mr. Roberto Ugolini is a true master shoemaker from Florence, whose store can be found on Via de' Michelozzi near the Santo Spirito church. Mr. Ugolini's great grandfather, grandfather and father were all shoemakers. Roberto used to do ordinary shoe repair until 1995, when he decided to focus exclusively on bespoke and custom shoes.
The rich volcanic hills near Verona is home to the world-famous Soave wine. The Pra' family has been crafting legendary Soave here since 1983. Graziano Pra', an organic grower and follower of Wendell Berry the American writer-farmer, believes the production of food must be pure and correct, respecting the environment and the workers.
The Valsugana bike path is 80 kilometers long and mostly runs alongside the River Brenta, from Trento to Bassano del Grappa providing a peaceful ride in the Italian countryside. The Valsugana cycling path is not too challenging and is perfect for beginners and experts alike.
Lago di Bracciano is a volcanic lake in the Lazio region of Italy about 32 km northwest of Rome. It is surrounded by the interesting and beautiful towns of Bracciano, Anguillara, Trevignano, Manziana, and Canale Monterano.
Pietradolce was founded in 2005 by Michelle Faro and his family. Their small vineyards cover 10 hectares at 600-800 meters above sea level. One of their best wines is Archineri Etna Rosso made from the varietal Nerello Mascalese. it is organically farmed on vineyards planted on the ancient black volcanic soils of Mt Etna.