Alex Josephy is a writer and poet who divides her time between Montalcino and London, after a career as a school and university teacher. Learning about Italy, its language and its ways has become an absorbing new career in itself.
Our jeep bounced up the white track, wheels spinning on loose pebbles. Below, the Montalcino-Buonconvento road disappeared in the morning mist. ‘Can this be the right place? Where's the music?' wondered my partner, David. Then, up ahead, we caught a glimpse of Carlo Cignozzi, the wine producer