Leonardo da Vinci loved wine and wine making. He left lots of notes and drawings on these subjects – as always he was very much ahead of his time in his ideas and visions. Not many know that he owned a vineyard in Milan. Annalisa Conway will explore the story of how Leonardo came to own the vineyard which was at the back of Casa Atellani and the story of the beautiful Casa Atellani itself.
Annalisa Conway, blogger and author, grew up in the Veneto region in Italy and studied at the University of Padua, graduating with a degree in Modern Languages and Literatures. After a career in the Human Resources department of an Italian bank in London she later trained as a legal interpreter to eventually turning her career to work as an Italian and Spanish Teacher. Since retiring she spend her time travelling in the “bella Italia” and writing a blog about Italian lesser known places of interest, art, history and, most importantly food and wine.