„Chianti Classico Is“ Wine Festival 2013 (updated)

Castellina in ChiantiEvery year, at the end of may, all producers of Chianti Classico DOCG wine with the Black Rooster on the bootle, present their products in small towns of Chianti region. Many wineries have its own exhibition stand for the presentation of their wines and other local products such as olive oil.

It is possible to taste the wines by purchasing a particular glass at the entrance of the event. During the wine festival there are several related events organized such as art exhibitions and concerts. Here you can find all necesary information and programme of this famous and worth to visit wine event in the heart of Tuscany.

When? 2013 May 24 – 26

What? The Black Rooster & Street Food: the finest street food plus Chianti Classico.

Where? San Casciano in Val di Pesa

When? May 25-26 semifinals, June 2 final

What? The Cook-off: the territory’s homemakers judged by experts and aficionados in a contest of excellence and traditions.

Where? Convento di Santa Maria al Prato – Radda in Chianti.

When? May 26

What? Organic Black Rooster: a market for organic products in the heart of Chianti Classico territory.

Where? Piazza Matteotti – Greve in Chianti

When? May 27

What? The stars in the Monastery: award-winning chefs at the Santa Maria al Prato Convent.

Where? Radda in Chianti

When? May 31

What? Lady Food and Mr. Wine: seven female chefs for a cooking show combined with a tasting of the winery‘s finest Chianti Classico.

Where? Santa Maria al Prato Convent – Radda in Chianti

When? May 31 – June 2

What? Wine tasting in the historical center of Greve in Chianti.

Where? Borgo di Lamole – Greve in Chianti

When? June 1-2

What? Radda in the glass – Radda nel Bicchiere. Wine tasting in the historical center Radda in Chianti. PROGRAMME COMING SOON!

Where? Radda in Chianti

When? June 2

What? Chianti Classico Black Rooster Gran Fondo: non-competitive race over three different routes, a challenge between the black rooster an the white. Registration: www.supravires.it

Where? Departutre from Greve in Chianti