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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 […]

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