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Franciacorta Festival

From 28 to 29 September 2013 in the province of Brescia –

Franciacorta, the Lombard area which gives its name to the famous spumante, celebrates with the “Franciacorta Festival”, scheduled for September 28 to 29.

The final weekend of September will include a large selection of wine tasting in the cellar, to discover, in addition to the flavor of the wine, also its historical paths and tips about its development.

The leitmotiv of 2013 will be “The Franciacorta and flavors,” to discover the best pairings with local dishes and more.


Il Grappolo d’oro

From 2 to 8 September 2013 in Chiuro (Sondrio)
A great wine event in Valtellina: from 2 to 8 September Chiuro also hosts this year, “The bunch of gold” The autumn food and wine in Valtellina begins in Chiuro, in the heart of large terraced area where they are located prominent wineries and the wine is celebrated thanks to the “Golden Grape”.

 

Shows, guided tours, tastings, exhibitions, conferences and culinary walks between the villages and vineyards. Two weekends ideal not only to learn about Chiuro and its surroundings, but to combine a visit to Sondrio, the capital, with its Museum of History and Art, or to find Castel Grumello in Montagna in Valtellina (well protected by the ISP) from which it takes also the name of one of the DOCG of the valley.

 

Continuing we reach the village of Ponte in Valtellina with its beautiful old town. The scenic route continues towards Teglio and down to Tirano. On the opposite side of the mountain than Chiuro the Val d’Arigna is the historic capital of the pezzotti, the colorful rugs typical of the Valtellina.