Orvieto


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Orvieto

(Italian orˈvjɛːto)
n
1. (Placename) a market town in central Italy, in Umbria: Etruscan remains. Pop: 20 705 (2001). Latin name: Urbs Vetus
2. (Brewing) a light white wine from this region
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Peppino had a little spare time, so he had a game of mora with the facchini, lost three crowns, and then to console himself drank a bottle of Orvieto.
Truffle hunting, fishing, biking, hot air ballooning and horse riding are all available on the estate or you can try wine tasting in nearby Montefalco and Orvieto, home to a mysterious underground city.
Orvieto is in Umbria, at the core of a region which defines itself as "Italy's green heart".
" Venice was among the cities in our Globus Italian Vista tour, which began in Rome, followed by Orvieto, Assisi, Florence, Padova, Verona, Venice and Milan, with a side trip to Lake Como.
In addition to containing much of the same repertory found in Squarcialupi, SL contains twenty previously unknown compositions by Ugolino da Orvieto and Giovanni Mazzuoli, and nine works by Mazzuoli's son, the previously unknown composer Piero Mazzuoli.
Lastly, they will move from Florence to Orvieto from October 11 to 12 and stay at the Hotel Gialletti.
Deruta of Italy's current selection highlights some of its classic patterns, such as Raffaellesco, a 16th century dragon-based pattern reputed to have been first painted by Raphael; Ricco Deruta, an illustrious Renaissance-era design; and Orvieto Rooster; a crowing rooster motif that symbolizes good wishes for blessings, prosperity and wellbeing.
st ar 2017 Finest Pecorino PS5.20 - instead of PS6.50 until July 30 - at Tesco currently have a good selection of inexpensive Italian whites - Frascati, Orvieto, Gavi are all sound - but I especially enjoyed this clean, textured (and, currently, discounted) option from Abruzzo.
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Just a picturesque ten minutes drive away though, and we were in Orvieto - a small but perfectly formed city.
Part 4 of the volume centres on the cult of St Thomas Aquinas, with contributions that offer insight into the translation of the body of the saint to Toulouse and Paris via Orvieto during the fourteenth century, the ceremonies in the context of which the saint was celebrated, and the political theology of France at this moment.
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