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May 25, 2015

Cantine Aperte in Tuscany

Sunday, May 26, Cantine Aperte (Open Cellars), the wine tourism event of the year

Saturday 30 and Sunday, May 31, is the date of the 23rd edition of Open Cellars, a national event in Tuscany, wine region par excellence, has a unique resonance.


This year over 200 participating wineries in Tuscany, where you can taste wines and buy them directly from the farm, visit the farms and their cellars to discover the secrets of wine making and refining. To know what are the open cellars in Tuscany:

From tastings to cooking classes and embroidery, from gatherings of Harley Davidson to ice wine, through art.

Here are some of the more than 70 proposals for 'Open Cellars in Tuscany' that in the year of Expo makes a bang and offers a program dedicated to 'wines and rare foods' an extraordinary opportunity to taste wines not found in combination with the excellent food of the territory , in perfect accord with the theme of Expo Milano 2015.

Tastings emotional when drinking a glass relaxes and pampers, in Cortona, where the winery Baldetti Sunday, May 31 will be on stage even gatherings of vintage motorcycles and Harley Davidson, also in the province of Arezzo, from Camperchi you can discover and taste the ice cream the first sample of Italian ice cream, Palmiro Bruschi. To discover the history and flavors of Valdarno Il Borro is where you can also take lessons in painting, embroidery and goldsmith, receiving the gift also jewelry made during the course. Tenuta La Pineta scene of the Photo exhibition themed 'The Tuscan rural landscape seen from the lens of David Butali and tasting of its production of wines and Laterina Tenuta Vitereta.

In the heart of Chianti Classico, the winery Ruffino will be open for the entire weekend of Open Cellars (30 and 31 May) and you can taste culinary combinations of traditional Tuscan very special, like the Gran Fritto Hague. Open Cellars also in the Cantina Antinori Chianti Classico where you can participate in an adventure that stretches along six centuries of history, that of the Antinori family and his passion in producing wine. Tasting the first vintage dell'Igt 'The Mountain' agricultural assistance Tamburini, guided tours in Carpineto, special menus to Castles of Greve Pesa, visits and tastings at Castello di Querceto and Fattoria Castello di Verrazzano. The tour also Moat and the Tenuta Bacco a Petroio, and visit to the Gardens Vinsantaia and Cantina in Villa Calcinaia.

In the heart of Tuscany guided tours of the winery underground Fattoria Le Mortelle, tour of the farm Aldobrandesca Sovana, while the Parrina visit farm, dairy, wine cellar and shop. Double appointment at Tenuta The Impostino, is Saturday, May 30 with tasting dinner paired with wines Montecucco is Sunday 31 with free visits to the winery and vineyards, with tasting of cheese of the dairy Spadi. Day to discover the history and flavors of the territories of the Maremma in Roccapesta and walk on the estate with wine tasting of Morellino di Scansano 2013 Vermentino 2014 the winery Val delle Rose.


Do not miss T-Wine, the exclusive tasting organized by the Italian Sommelier Tuscany in collaboration with the Delegation of AIS Livorno led by Paola Rastelli and the Wine and Oil Etruscan Coast, Sunday, May 31 from 10 to 19 , in the context of the renewed Casone Ugolino di Castagneto Carducci, a appuntamenteo that will allow all wine lovers to taste the excellent wines the most famous Italian wines and especially the Tuscan coast. The program includes free tastings from 10 to 19 with the traditional wine tasting counters - who will be joined by some of oil and food - but also the Ais Wine Shop, which is a corner at which you can buy right away - by ordering directly online via authorized operator and receiving it at home - the favorite wine among those sampled during the event.

Winery tours, wine tastings, but also olive oil and gourmet products of the territory in Farm Fubbiano, and Monte Carlo event for four consecutive days from May 30 to June 2 at the Tenuta del Buonamico.

Wine and sausages ancient butchery Marianelli in the province of Pisa, in the basement of Castle Usiglian Bishop (dating to 1078), gastronomic workshops that involve local producers in combination with older vintages Fattoria Varramista. Azzoni Avogadro will set up an event involving manufacturers of local excellence, while at Tenuta Podernuovo you can go trekking in the vineyard to the discovery of the vineyard, wine, farmers and winemakers.

Room for amusement in Pistoia with 'Ancient Games of Peasant Tradition' trail of games of skill for all ages inspired by those of medieval times by the company's 'Nobility and countryside of Pistoia' winery Marini.

A Prato tours to the Medici villa La Ferdinanda (Artimino the group and UNESCO world heritage site), visits to the production cellar, mini courses of approach to wine, wine tasting of Artimino, visits to Archaeological Museum at Tenuta Artimino. Show cooking with the chef Daniele Persegani Immobiliare Castelvecchio, while Capezzana visit the historic cellars and vinsantaia and free tasting of wines with lunch or dinner in the wine bar with platters of cold cuts and cheeses, vegetables and wines by the glass .

Picnic overlooking the vineyards with products and rare foods such as cold cuts of Cinta Senese DOP, Pecorino di Pienza DOP in combination with creams of fruit and spices, in Montepulciano winery Rib, at Casato Prime Donne tasting the expected Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2010 which will come on the market in January 2016, but also Trento Spumante Metodo Classico Thespis, Chianti Superiore DOCG and Cenerentola Doc Orcia Fattoria del Colle. A Torrita di Siena will rise by degrees with Distilleries Bonollo, which will train different types of cocktails specially designed for the occasion by professional bartenders using in the recipe and liqueurs signed Bonollo. A Montalcino winery Loacker Corte Pavone wine and Fiorentina, but also specialties of South Tyrol. Fattoria del Colle in Trequanda little lesson on 'pinci' local fresh pasta made by hand, happy wine cellar three sheep cheeses paired with three wines and visit the craft brewery of San Quirico d'Orcia. Photo exhibition and traveling in the family tradition in the art of butchery to the cellar Melini Poggibonsi, while in Castellina in Chianti, in Rocca delle Macie, you can do a vertical tasting Sergioveto. Finally, throughout the summer, the historic winery Dievole, inaugurates the new Natural Path, a course dedicated to mountain biking, but also perfect for trekking.

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