Central Coast & Elba
Two words: sensational seafood. The grimy port of Livorno is the place to feast on superb
affordable dining and cacciucco, a zesty fish stew swimming with octopus, rock fish and a
shoal of other species.
Inland, vineyards around the village of Bolgheri produce Super Tuscan Sassicaia and
other full-bodied reds - a perfect match for cinghiale (wild boar). On Elba , sweet red
Aleatico Passito DOCG is the nectar amid the raft of sun-drenched wines grown on the is-
land; spunky olive oils, too.
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