Cantucci (Cantuccio) biscuits

Cantucci or cantuccio in the singular is an oblong-shaped almond biscuit deemed the classic partner for Vin Santo in their native Tuscany, where they originated in Prato. They are crunchy, dry rather than moist in texture, and dry rather than sugary to taste. The...

Vin Santo

Vin Santo Origin of the name: ‘There is ‘more than one explanation. The one I remember the most is that during a meeting between the Orthodox church and the Roman Catholic church in Florence in the late 15th century, they served this wine for the Bishop of...

Fattoria Ambra

Fattoria Ambra is an organic estate in Carmignano in Prato province in Tuscany. It produces pink wines under the Rosato di Carmignano DOC, red wines under the Barco Reale di Carmignano DOC and Carmignano DOCG. A Vin Santo di Carmignano DOC is also made. Etymology:...