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Transforming Tuscany: The Origo Family in the Val D’Orcia

Iris Origo (an Anglo-American raised in Italy) and her husband, Antonio Origo (the illegitimate son of the Marchese Origo in Florence), bought an enormous estate in¬†Valley of the Orcia River in the 1920s and transformed the area. Their daughters, Donata and Benedetta, still live at La Foce and La Chiarentana, making outstanding organic olive oil […]