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Wine tours

Lawrence, Winemaker and History MA from Harvard, shares his passions for wine, and history through tours of the cultural and culinary riches of Tuscany. Full day wine tours are customizable to Malpensatina guests by contacting him at

Italian cooking classes

Stefania Balducci’s passion for cooking is rooted in the Italian tradition of cooking together in the home. She shares her passion with you through her recipes. Book with Stefania at

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Custom in-home dinners

Catalina revisits Tuscan recipes and only local and seasonal produce for personalized guest dinners. To complete the full experience, wine pairings are available upon request. To book, feel free to contact her directly at

the best days at Malpensatina are spent relaxing by the pool

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What to See & Do

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Enjoy your stay!

Enjoy your time at the house and don’t forget to sign the guest book! We look forward to hearing your memories. Please contact us if you need anything by emailing Lawrence at!

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