Zucchero, the famous Italian singer, whose music style alternates between blues and rock, lives in Pontremoli, where he resides in an 18th century restored watermill.
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During December 2010 and January and February 2011, 15 restaurants in and around Pontremoli, Lunigiana, will compete for the town’s “Il Testo d’Oro” title.
The endangered Pontremoli breed of cattle has disappeared from the Lunigiana, but it may soon return.
A new generation of olive oil producer in Lunigiana is helping to boost the region’s harvest. Near Pontremoli, Azienda Agricola Ferrari Francesca is run by a young couple who are producing top quality olive oil that has already been listed in Marco Oreggia’s guide to the world’s best virgin olive oil.
Sadly, organic farms are not exempt from hard times. Throw in a bit of bureaucracy and the added costs of organic farming and you’re courting trouble. This appears to be the case for the smaller farms in Lunigiana.