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Alain knows his french rugby -- bravo

Read about other reviews, so had to visit this little gem on Via San Paolino - practically a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
ChingWengThim
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Singapore
Foodie Porn

Popped into this little shop just to browse but got talking with the French owner Alain who invited... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Jontyftm
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Read about other reviews, so had to visit this little gem on Via San Paolino - practically a stone's throw from our bnb. Great conversation on french rugby and Stade Toulousain. Not forgetting of course the excellent extra virgin olive oils! Tasted a couple. Not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Popped into this little shop just to browse but got talking with the French owner Alain who invited us to have a taste of anything that was open. The wines, vinegar and truffles we tasted were superb. Ended up buying some wine which we drank...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jontyftm
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This shop has high-quality, fine Italian delicacies that we craved- truffles, wines, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and don't miss the truffle spread! The shop owner is very knowledgeable and helpful and lets you taste anything possible. He shipped gifts to Finland for us, all organized...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

We found this shop accidentally while wandering through the lovely streets of Lucca. I'm so glad we stopped to look. The owner of the shop is wonderful - very knowledgable, very friendly, and absolutely fluent in English. He let us taste several fabulous olive oils...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We found this place on Trip Advisor and decided to stop by. It's is a cute little shop in the heart of Lucca. The owner is great and we spent about an hour chatting with him. He let us try three day old olive oil,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank erinmega
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Loved shopping in this wonderful shop in Lucca...purchased several bottles of wine and had shipped back to my home. My friends have certainly enjoyed each one as we have used them on a special occasion. Look forward to ordering more great items.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank jawfeet
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We visited this charming shop just a week ago and spent time with Alain tasting various products. Alain has an excellent selection of many Italian goods and is so knowledgeable about everything in his shop. We wanted to send some olive oil and balsamic vinegar...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank Carmela G
Reviewed 2 February 2015

This is the most enchanting shop! Alain is so welcoming and enthusiastic about the foods and wines of the region. Based on our likes he made recommendations that were spot on, the wine exquisite (we need to order more), the Limoncello the best we've had,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I loved this shop! They were so helpful,let us taste a lot of the products and knowledgeable! Loved all the local products especially since this is where my great grandfather was born. Speaks very good English too! Can't wait to return to Lucca and shop...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

My partner and I visited late in June looking for good local olive oils. Alain is welcoming, friendly and very knowledgeable about local produce, condiments and wines. We were able to try several different oils and vinegars before purchase. There is an excellent selection, and...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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hello, you dont have to as long your not a large group. Thank you.
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hello, the shop is open at 10,30 AM until 7,00PM. everyday except the the sunday.
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