This type of sweet bread is made around the time of the wine harvest -vendemmia - when there is a bountiful supply of fresh, sweet grapes around. You need to squash the grapes down well into the top of the focaccia base, using plenty of sugar to bring out the flavour of the fruit; the amount of sugar you need will depend on the sweetness of the grapes. The end result looks beautiful and tastes delicious. During the vendemmia, all the smartest cafes in Florence and the surrounding areas will be selling slices of this traditional focaccia to celebrate the arrival of the new wine.
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