from italy last week. sorry. now that i’m home and have internet access, here are some highlights.
a year ago, our friends randall and teresa bought a masseria – a walled italian farm house – called villa pizzorusso. the new part of the house (the two-story part) was built in the 18th century, the old in the 15th. the house wasn’t quite a ruin when they bought it, but nearly, and they’ve been working with a local architect to both restore and update it in the most beautiful way. teresa, who is originally from the area, has exquisite taste.
the house (with a large, walled garden, gorgeous pool and orangerie) sits in a field surrounded by miles of olive groves in the province of brindisi in the region of puglia — the south eastern tip of the italian peninsula – the “heel” of the “boot.” it’s an agricultural region…
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