I'll always remember it fondly - finishing my first meal in Florence with a plate of biscotti and Vin Santo. It was utterly delicious and felt so authentic. I was travelling with Mum and a week later I met Carlo.
Vin Santo is a traditional Tuscan sticky (dessert wine) and I'm sure you'll be able to find a bottle in your local liquor store. You could always swap it for your favourite dessert wine - perhaps a Juniper Estate Cane Cut Riesling or Vasse Felix Cane Cut Semillon.
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