Press & Media
Gardner completely remodeled the blue 16th-century country house hotel outside Greve, decorating the place with hand-stenciled motifs and Spanish textiles...
Carla Capalbo for Food & Wine, October 2006 - Read the full article
Last Spring, Catherine and David Gardner opened Villa Bordoni, a small luxury hotel in a 16th century property near some of Chianti's best vineyards.
Ondine Cohane for Food & Wine, September 2007 - Read the full article
Within an hour's drive of Villa Bordoni, in Tuscany, there's the beloved Villa San Michele in the hills of Fiesole as well as Relais La Suvera, with its museumlike suites. But make no mistake: Bordoni can take on the big boys...
Sophy Roberts for Departures, June 2007 - Read the full article
As seen in Condé Nast Traveller's August 2010 UK issue - The best new country hotels in Tuscany
[...]with palm trees lending a jausty air to its otherwise formal Tuscan garden, this is a special small hotel guaranteed to lift your mood.
Condé Nast Traveler, UK August 2010 - The best new country hotels in Tuscany - Read the full article
As seen in Condé Nast Traveller's May 2007 Hotlist - World's top new 138 Hotels
[...]in the summer, the pool and outdoor gym afford spectacular views of the vineyards. Amid a plethora of Tuscan villa hotels that invariably feel too formal, the laid-back Villa Bordoni gets it right.
Condé Nast Traveler, May 2007 - Hotlist - World's top new 138 hotels - Read the full article
As seen in Condé Nast Traveller UK 2006 Hotlist - Best New Hotels in the World
Food and wine play an important part in any stay at Villa Bordoni. Refined Italian dishes are on offer in the excellent restaurant and there is a year-round programme of cookery courses and wine tastings...
Condé Nast Traveller, May 2006 - 60 Best New Hotels in the World - Read the full article - Read the full article
Villa Bordoni hotel review by veteran journalist Lee Marshall
[...]It’s sheer perfection – and the restaurant is so good you won’t want to eat out. The Telegraph Travel Expert Review - Read the full article