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Ristoro di Lamole (near Greve)




Johana and chef Valentino Balzani







Lamole view - June 2006

Tel: 055 854 7050 or 055 854 7034    email: info at  ristorodilamole dot it    web:

(closed Wednesday lunch)

Directions:  From Castellina go North through Panzano towards Greve.  Near Greve turn sharp right, following the signs to Lamole.


2006 - Joint proprietor Paolo di Mantovanelli, and Johana, originally from Austria, who was working here when Dom P first appeared on the Chianti scene in 2000. 


Above: Dom P concentrates on the Lamole di Lamole Riserva and the salsiccia e fagiole, Johana demonstrates a new Italian device for aerating and measuring an exact glass of wine (should you want less than a full bottle) whilst .....


Below: Filippo Masini (the other joint proprietor) entertains Dom P's friend Jude.








November 2007 - Onion tart with shaved tartufo nero



October 29 2002 - Right and top of page - A Tuscan Working Birthday Lunch (pranzo del lavoro?) with Gregory (di Alfaimmobiliare), tartufo bianco, view and Lamole di Lamole Riserva - about as good as a (working or not) lunch gets. 

Paolo di Mantovanelli Kalinka and Filippo Masini
Terrace view (towards Panzano) - November 2001
A post-prandial drive down the unsealed Volpaia to Panzano road


View south from the road to Panzano



On the north side - Vignamaggio - where the Mona Lisa is claimed to have been born



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