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We all know honey

We all know honey, we all know it is made by bees and is a food with formidable nutritional and healing properties. But are you sure you know what honey really is? Do we know how and why it is

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How to keep and clean the white truffle

How to keep the white truffle The White Truffle is a hypogeal mushroom, it means that grows underground. Unlike other mushrooms it is characterized by a very intense and volatile scent. So drying it, freezing it or preparing a sauce

cenen degustazione a tema autunno


Podere Il Casale launches “Autumn Flavors“, a series of themed tasting dinners, to discover the best flavors of this season. In the fantastic setting of the Val d’Orcia, our Chef will take you on a journey that will touch the


Let’s start immediately by saying what is not. If at first glance you thought that Green Wedding is a vegetarian or vegan wedding, I’ll tell you right away that you’re off the road. So if you want a dinner or

L’Incrocio Manzoni, a vine to discover

The harvest of white grapes is approaching and the Incrocio Manzoni vineyards are almost ready to give us a product with an aromatic flavor but yet little known. In fact few people know this wine and the most curious fans,


Podere il Casale join CASEIFICI AGRICOLI OPEN DAY 2018, the first edition of a national event promoted by Associazione Casare e Casari di Azienda Agricola on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September. Podere Il Casale will be a paradise for

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Fiera del Cacio Pienza 2018

The Cheese Fair in Pienza is a traditional event celebrating the most famous local product: the Pecorino cheese. The cheese fair in Pienza is one of the most important events by tourists and citizens, not only for the opportunity to

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Biodynamic preparations: what they are?

The biodynamic preparations are considered real drugs to treat the agricultural organism and in particular the soil. Biodynamic agriculture is based on traditional farming methods, the use of these preparations is an extremely innovative aspect. The preparations are at the

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Why choose a raw milk cheese?

Raw milk cheese is a product of great quality, expression of a territory, made in respect of nature, animals and consumers. It is a product that can not lie, because it is the expression of the natural process of milk

3 winning pairing with goat’s cheese

Goat’s cheese is a cheese with extraordinary qualities in all its maturation phases. In fact, from the fresh to the seasoned cheese its intensity increases, but with different characteristics that make it inimitable. So make it a great aperitif, an

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How to taste cheeses: complete lesson

With the article on the importance of drafting a tasting sheet, we concluded our journey on How to taste cheese. Below we will collect all the steps and the rules to approach a cheese tasting in the right way. What

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Let’s make cheese!

LET’S MAKE CHEESE: FROM MILKING TO PECORINO CHEESE Sunday, March 24 at Podere Il Casale Pienza we will show you up close how we make our organic raw milk cheese. From grazing, to milking, and from the dairy to tasting!

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How to taste cheese: tricks and exercises

In the last article on how to taste the cheeses was the moment of tasting (READ ALSO: “How to taste cheeses: taste“). We have seen that we must recognize both the traditionally classified 4 flavors and the aromatic notes that