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The trompe l’0eil on this ocher wall reflects the meaning of a quiet and simple living. My husband painted it twenty years ago. The bottle and the glass are both half empty, or half full, depending on  your point of view.

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Every time I look at the little stone house I get hungry. One hundred years ago there was an old bakery serving bread to the village. The stone oven was’t very big  but was always on.  I can almost smell the inviting fragrance of bread and freshly baked cookies. Here below you can see the door’s entrance of the bakery. The place was a daily opportunity for people to meet and  gossip, of course!

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Thirty years ago my father in law transformed it in a lab where wine is produced for friends and family. Once this place was sacred to the bread as it is today for the wine.

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This wood sculpture was found in an old Venetian Villa. It dates back to 1600 and it is an allegorical figure. It rappresent “Bacchus”. It was  placed in a corridor above an arch in auspicious sign of abundance. Now is in the cellar to guard the wine.

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This is Misi, the Certosino cat who is always quick to steal some milk, or a cuddle.

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