A Luxury Country Inn - Umbria

Today’s Pick of Tomatoes and Flowers

Can you smell “the scents from heaven” of freshly picked basil, our own garlic and our sweet/ripe thin-skinned tomatoes as they unhurriedly bubble together on the stove to become pappa al pomodoro for dinner tonight? Behind (because I don’t find the tall plants attractive) the house above, I planted six dahlias for cut flowers in the colors most suited to grace the …


What Fun in the Kitchen

    Cooking together, cooking whatever strikes our fancy…is the utmost anti-stress activity!  Assembling and using only top quality, seasonally available and local ingredients, soothes the soul and lifts the spirits.  No cellophane packages, no cans, no jars to open…just washing, chopping, mixing, sauteeing – using mainly what our very own olive trees, vineyards, fruit trees and vegetable garden so generously …


Summer Delights at Genius Loci Umbria

an inviting flute of iced strawberry juice prosecco against the beautiful backdrop of the Genius Loci Sagrantino vineyards and the broad Umbrian valley These long summer days with their balmy evenings translate into endless delights at Genius Loci.  Guests begin their days lingering over breakfast and coffee on the panoramic porch, struggle between their sightseeing desires and the irresistible pool, …