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.
From 13 to 15 and 20 to 22 September 2013 in Trento –
For two weekends of September comes “Autumn in Trentino” concentrated in the historic center of the city of Trento will host a festival dedicated to those who love to discover, experience and taste the local food and wine products of the Trentino region.
An opportunity to meet the producers present in the streets, to tell and do taste the fruit of their labor, to be groped by small and sweet temptations, but also to taste, in a reasoned way, a selection of the best wine production.
A rotation every day a chef from territories tracked by the Wine Roads of Trentino and Flavours in the restaurant in the square propose a menu designed to raise awareness of the interpretations in the kitchen of food products of excellence in Trentino.
From 14 September to 10 November 2013 in Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza)
The appointment with Bassano Fotografia, the biennial event dedicated to the world of the image, in 2013 is from September 14 to November 10.
The Civic Museum of Bassano, one of the oldest museums in Veneto (1828) is well shown by the attention he has devoted Bassano over the centuries to the figurative culture.
In this perspective is the intent of probing this event with the theme of liberal interpretations of reality through images of the world express a personal definition.
Since 14 September 2013, the exhibition places the most qualified of Bassano – the Museo Civico, Palazzo Bonaguro, Chapel of the Angel, Ezzelini Castle, Palazzo Agostinelli – but also many areas around the city center will be involved in the big event of photography.
September 8, 2013 in Asti
Asti is celebrating its wine: for 39 years every second Sunday of September, under the sign of the great wine competition Douja d’Or which is held on the same days, the city hosts the Festival of Festivals, a great day of celebration that has been called “the truest representation of peasant life. “
More than 40 pro-loco of the province of Asti present their specialties, accompanied by DOC wines from Asti, in the open-air restaurant with its characteristic glasses tavern.
First, however, we are witnessing the colorful procession that winds through the streets of the city, animated by more than three thousand people in authentic period costumes, tractors, tools of the trade, which represent the values and traditions of this land.
10 to 12 September 2013 in Milan
FieraMilanocity hosts the new edition of “Milano Unica”, the event dedicated to textiles, scheduled for September 10 to 12 this year.
The international textile fair is born from experience, the quality and tradition of four brands of Italian exhibitions: Ideabiella, Ideacomo, Moda In, Shirt Avenue.
It ‘a project organized and composite posing in twice a year (February to September), the flagship of the Italian and European textile production.
September 15, 2013 in Asti –
As every year, here comes the appointment with the famous Palio di Asti: the race and everything that surrounds it will take shape this year on Sunday 15 September.
The element that most fascinates many visitors who attend the Palio is the parade of more than twelve hundred people in medieval costumes.
The accuracy of historical re-enactments reviewed by a committee of experts, the quality of the costumes and the skill of the tailors in the village faithfully reproduce the styles of clothes taking them with frescoes and paintings make the parade a truly unique show.
The tableaux vivants that make up the parade represent actual events of history of Asti: you will therefore remove nobles and commoners, soldiers and higher clergy, knights and ladies who will one day return to live in the city telling the daily lives of more than seven centuries.
From 1 September to 1 December 2013 in Venice
Venice is hosting an exhibition of great interest, focused on the man who probably best embodies all the virtues of human intelligence: Leonardo da Vinci.
The exhibition “Leonardo Da Vinci. Man, Nature, Science, “by the Director of the Cabinet of Drawings of the Venetian Accademia Annalisa Perissa will be open to the public, in the Accademia Gallery, from September 1 to December 1, 2013.
The exhibition is built around the exceptional group of autograph sheets of the master of Vinci, preserved in the Venetian collection since 1822, 25 graphic works, usually never visible to the public, which have been exhibited at galleries all together one last time in 1980 .
Among them stands out the famous study of human proportions, known as the Vitruvian Man, a superb interpenetration between art and science, the result of a synthesis unsurpassed harmonic representation, which has become a symbol of classical perfection of body and mind, human and divine, a microcosm a human scale which is the reflection of the entire cosmos.
September 13 to November 16, 2013 in Merano (Bolzano)
In Merano and surroundings, autumn is a season full of surprises: from 13 September to 16 November, the zone will host the Merano Fall, a food and wine festival full of interesting events.
Smells, tastes and flavors from the local culinary tradition, but also folklore and music will be the protagonists of this series of events will color the autumn of this area of South Tyrol.
In particular, during these weeks culinary workshops and shops in the area offer the opportunity to taste the local dishes, prepared with care by choosing fresh, natural ingredients, such as grapes, pumpkins and chestnuts.
14 to 15 September 2013 in Gerola Alta (Sondrio) –
Gerola Alta in Valtellina is home to this year’s “Festival of Bitto” The Festival takes place on 14 and 15 September, and promotes the famous local cheese “Bitto”, recognized as the king of cheese production Valtellina PDO (protected designation of origin).
The traditional event that has been taking place for over thirty years in Gerola Alta on the third Sunday of September, aims to promote the famous cheese typical of the area, aroma and unmistakable flavor, produced on the pastures during the summer.
On the occasion of the festival and in the days that precede exhibitions are organized, through which volunteers and supporters will give their best to enhance a small town and a valley rich in tradition and history.
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.