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.
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.
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.
August 31-September 1st, 2013 in Cocconato d’Asti –
Cocco… Wine, consolidated event organized by Go Wine Monferrato with the support and collaboration of the City of Cocconato, is back from 31 August to 1 September.
The beauties of the town will be enhanced in two days of celebration through tastings and insights, guests and music that will invade the historic center once again confirming the tourist, the quality wine-growing and wine-making ambitions of what is known historically as the “Riviera of Monferrato”
Saturday, August 31 (from 17 to 24) and Sunday September 1 (from 16 to 20), the center will host the tables for tasting wines and typical products of the companies of Cocconato, Monferrato and visiting delegations.
The event, which saw increasing results in terms of public and exhibiting companies, represents an opportunity to enhance the wine-growing territory of Cocconato and the typical products that are part of the heritage of this land.
The six wineries Cocconato, along with some guests will fill the tasting table set up along Via Roma: a virtual wine route, in which the samples will be alternated tastings of typical products.