Dario Cecchini is the Butcher of Panzano where his Macelleria Cecchini is located deep in Tuscany. Dario Cecchini not only has the best cuts of meat but also quips the best Dante and Shakespeare in Italian. Dario Cecchini is the Butcher of Panzano, where long ago his ancestors cut meat for Leonardo Da Vinci and Dante Alighieri. After Mario Batali apprenticed with Dario he became world famous. He was the subject of the book Heat. Today Dario's best cuts of Tuscan meat are reserved for the Pope. The next time your in Florence, Tuscany visit for an oral cultural history of Tuscany and Italian cuisine. Click here for more about Tuscany vacation packages.