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.
13 to 15 and 20 to 22 September, 2013 in Casale Monferrato (Alessandria) –
Casale Monferrato hosts the “Monferrato Wine Festival”: in two weekends, from 13 to 15 and 20 to 22 September, the traditional Italian festival offers a look at wine and typical products, accompanied by entertainment and concerts at the Market Pavia, the Castle and the old town.
The Italian hills come alive for the most important moment of the agricultural season in Monferrato: the harvest. Hard work is meaningful, because it will give life, with the new year, the birth of some of the finest and most appreciated wines in the world.
The Wine Festival, will once again be the privileged showcase these strengths, opportunities to those who participate to be able to taste and appreciate the wealth of country.
At Pavia Market in Piazza Castello over 20 Pro Loco of the area will present their menu, which can be tasted under large tensile structures with more than 2,500 seats.
You can taste the wines of the “Golden Press” and other excellence of the territory. In addition, musical events, markets products, art exhibitions and trade, and other events at the Castello del Monferrato and in the streets of Old Town.