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Adrienne has an educational background in art history and cultural management, and she obtained her MA from the University of Budapest. A postgraduate scholarship took her to Indonesia where she wrote her thesis on Eastern and Western cultural interactions. After graduating she started a career in the art world working for museums, art galleries, and a well-known auction houses in London, Venice, and Budapest. In this environment the relationship between art and wine was always in focus. While she was involved in wine auctions, she started her formal study of wine and completed a course with Christie’s Education. She now divides her time between Florence and Budapest. Tuscany is an incredibly inspiring place for her, as she dedicates her career and passion to art, wine, and gastronomy. Currently she is organizing and leading cultural and oenological tours in Tuscany and further afield.
Happy to be a tourist guide, Rita has always loved art, theatre, music, travels and all that is about creativity and communication. She started being a radio speaker when she was a teen ager, then continued dubbing and performing in theatre, the whole time studying art history and languages, english and french. She wrote some texts for books on Siena, holds lecturers and cultural activities together with theatrical guided tours. Rita is lively and passionate.. She is a story teller, proud to be Sienese and fond of the local traditions, while excited connecting people from all over the world. She loves giving tours in Siena, exploring the hidden depths of the city together with presenting ancient frescoes and artworks, tasting wines and regional specialities. Rita leads tours in Siena, San Gimignano and Val d’Orcia, Tuscany
Agata is an art historian specialized in fifteenth-century Florentine art. She graduated in Art History and Italian Studies at the University of Warsaw and then she conducted her PhD research at the Durham University in the UK. In her PhD she focused on the relationship between the monumental fresco decorations created in the fifteenth-century Florence and the world of religious drama. In particular, she focused on Filippo Lippi and Domenico Ghirlandaio's artistic production and the results of her research were published in the academic press. She loves to talk about her research during her tours, introducing the visitors into the fascinating world of religious drama in early Renaissance Florence. Currently, Agata works as lecturer and tour guide in Florence and she continues her research on the Florentine Renaissance art.
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