Our Partner hotel Magnificat, boasts La Differenza del Gusto, the hotel restaurant .

Saint Joseph offers fresh & local dishes along with the their very own Organic Menicucci’s Wines.

Each dish is prepared using the finest organic & locally sourced ingredients.

Menus are updated regularly by our chef’s to give guests the opportunity to taste many traditional recipes from Abruzzo and from other provinces in Italy.

For staying guests, they serve breakfast, lunch & dinner, guests can dine indoor or outdoor according to preference.

Parking is complimentary for non in-house guests.

As part of the Magnificat Hotel & Resort Italian ambiance, there is a wine bar inside La Differenza del Gusto that serves an extensive wine list by the glass or bottle, along with carefully crafted Italian hors d’oeuvres. The ideal choice of these wines are chosen by our expert Sommeliers who also offer wine tasting.

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We are delighted to be in Partnership with Menicucci, who offer the best organic wine in the area. So if its wine tasting you desire for your holiday, then you must join us in experiencing the locally produced wine.

Menicucci is carved out of an Italian family tradition, flavoured with passion & dedication.

1970, Antonio Menicucci planted his first grapes in Ortona, Italy. 3 generations later the Menicucci legacy continues.

Menicucci proudly produces a variety of organic hand-crafted wines & sparkling wines that satisfy every palate ranging from unique, fruit-infused wines to traditional white & red varietals. Along with their love & passion for making great wines, they are committed to delivering superior quality and unforgettable memories. Their unique & continuous innovation techniques have inspired the family to become amongst the industry’s most admired Italian wine brands.

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Giro d’Italia(GDI) 2019 – 102

Giro d’Abruzzo, friends & guests witnessed the GDI 2019. We saw the finish of a stage, took part during the stage & finally saw a start of the stage. Riding on closed roads prior to the event & being a part of the VIP areas where the riders were being interviewed.

We had the best news ever when we found out the Giro d ‘Italia was coming to our town, Canosa Sannita.

Giro D’Abruzzo, the Mayor & locals of our town, put on an amazing celebration for the event.

The town was lavished in GDI merchandise & the local businesses supplied food & wine. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity & we had the best time we could ever imagine.

We were up close to the officials, talking with the cars & Police checking the route prior to to Pro-cyclists & getting all the updates.

We had a group of clients with us & we rode the closed roads route, prior to to Pros. When we came into the town, we were cheered by the locals who treated us as if we were the Pros.

Fun, memories, laughter, good food, wine & quiet Italian roads, what a great way to see and celebrate GDI 102.


We cannot wait until 2020’s route is announced & plan your next venture.

See all the memories captured in our ‘Gallery’

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Giro d’Italia 2018 -101

2018 marked the year of Giro D’Abruzzo launching & the making of our film(see video at the bottom of the home page)

It was also year 101 of the Giro d’Italia(GDI).also the year we last saw Team Sky racing.(GDA)

GDA, along with friends & guests got involved in riding the closed roads of 3 stages, joining in. the start and finish of the celebrations & we had a competition as to who could get the most memorabilia. Nick won of cause ( we, we decided to let him haha, as he was cooking that evening)

Arrival in Penne, Abruzzo, guided by Debbie & Kevin, saw us enter the Pro-Riders area where the tour buses & riders were waiting to start.  There we rode & spoke briefly along to the start with the likes of Chris Froome & other famous world tour team riders from teams such as Bora Bora, Trek, Michelin Scott, Lotto to name but a few.

While the the race was waiting to start, Debbie & Kevin were interview by the local TV news channel & by Miss Italy 2018 & were very excited about this. Although, there is a funny side to this as Debbie didn’t know who the woman was talking to her until Kevin mentioned it & she saw the pictures later that day!

These celebrations were a great time full on memories to launch GDA. All the pictures you see related to this were taken by GDA & our professional photograph on the day.

See our gallery for more moments & book your next tour with us & join in the fun.

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