Wine festivals in Tuscany and wine tastings in Tuscany is an integral part of the culture of this beautiful Italian region. You cannot spend your holidays in Tuscany without tasting least one of the wines produced in this region! The whole year in one or another part of Tuscany a festival of grapes and wine is held. This is our list of the most interesting and popular wine festivals in Tuscany. Do not forget to check the exact date of the event!
Buy Wine. Florence, Fortezza da Basso. One of the biggest meeting of Tuscan wine producers and foreign buyers. www.toscanapromozione.it
Chianti Classico Collection. Florence, Stazione Leopolda. During the event Chianti Classico “Collection” is presenting the latest Black Rooster vintages to the wine press and trade. www.chianticlassicocollection.it
Preview of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Montepulciano, Fortezza di Montepulciano. A traditional event for both wine experts and lovers. Nearly 40 winemakers present their wine. www.anteprimavinonobile.it
PiacerediVino. Bientina, BlackLike di Bientina. Degustations of the local wines and culinary specialties. www.eventipiaceredivino.it
Terre di Toscana. Lido di Camaiore, UNA Hotel Versilia. During this wine festival nearly 130 winemakers present best wines and culinary specialties. www.terreditoscana.info
Taste. Florence, Stazione Leopolda. The salon of the excellence of taste: wines and culinary specialties from all country. www.pittimmagine.com
Days of wine. Arezzo, different winemakers. From April to October many winemakers from Arezzo area open the cellars for the tourists and wine lovers. www.stradadelvino.arezzo.it
Alla Corte del Vino. San Casciano Val di Pesa, Villa Le Corti. It is an important exhibition of Tuscan wines at the historic Villa Le Corti. About 120 winemakers with 350 different labels. Busy schedule includes tastings (both free and with reservation), conferences about wine. www.allacortedelvino.it
Preview of Tuscan Coast Wines. Lucca, Royal College of Lucca. 400 labels wine tasting, cooking shows, wine shop, art instalations and more. www.anteprimavini.com
Pietrasanta Vini d’Autore. Pietrasanta, Chiostro di Sant’Agostino, Piazza Duomo. 70 winemakers, more than 350 wines from all Italian regions, old vintages, food selection. www.pietrasantavini.it
Radda nel Bicchiere. Radda in Chianti, main street of the town. The annual wine tasting event, best Chianti wines. www.raddanelbicchiere.net
Open Cellars. All Italy, different winemakers. This national event takes place every year on the last weekend of May. Open Cellars is the most important wine tourism event in Italy since 1993. www.movimentoturismovino.it
Calici in Piazza. Arcille (Grosseto). Tasting of local products, stalls of artisans, photo exhibition, various attractions, music and more.
I Profumi di Lamole. Greve in Chianti. The exhibition of wines of Greve in Chianti. The protagonist of the festival is the wine of Lamole, a fruity and aromatic wine.
Il Profumo di Vino. Carmignano. Wine tasting. www.carmignanodivino.prato.it
Jazz and Wine. Montalcino, Fortezza di Montalcino. Some of the greatest interpreters of the jazz, beautiful fourteenth-century fortress of Montalcino, prestigious wines of Montalcino. www.prolocomontalcino.com
Bancarel’Vino. Mulazzo (Massa). Concerts, music, food and wine tastings, and theatre enlivening the streets of the ancient village, resulting in an intriguing and unforgettable atmosphere that every year attracts to Mulazzo thousands of visitors. www.comunemulazzo.ms.it
DiVinoCalice. Pomarance (Pisa). Wine tastings. www.comunepomarance.it
Monte Carlo Jazz and Wine. Montecarlo (Lucca). The event offers a series of evenings with good music and excellent wine of Montecarlo. www.montecarloditoscana.it
Calici di Stelle. All Italy. The national event that every year, the night of San Lorenzo (August 10), brings enthusiasts to discover the Italian wineries. www.movimentoturismovino.it
The Taste of Guidi. Poppi, Castle of Poppi. Wine and food tastings. www.prolococentrostoricopoppi.it
Festival of wine and the new oil. Montecarlo (Lucca), historic center. From late August to early September it is possible to taste an oil of remarkable quality and fine quality wines.
Expo of Chianti Classico. Greve in Chianti, main square. The historic annual meeting of Chianti winemakers, degustations and awards. www.expochianticlassico.com
Vino al Vino. Panzano in Chianti, main square. Every year on the third weekend of September the vintners of Panzano meet in the village square to show their wines. www.vinoalvinopanzano.com
Festa dell‘Uva. Scansano (Grosseto). During the event the historic cellars will be open to the public and there will be many activities such as craft markets, workshops, children’s entertainment, concerts, dancing, parade of floats and much more.
Assedio alla Villa. Poggio a Caiano (Prato), villa. Every year, in the third weekend of September, is staged the reenactment at the Villa Medici with food stalls and traditional distribution of wine. www.assedioallavilla.it
Festa dell‘Uva. Impruneta, main square. The Grape Festival started in 1926, and is probably the most popular annual event in Impruneta both for natives and tourists. www.lafestadelluva.it
La Festa dell‘Uva e del Vino. Chiusi (Siena). The festival gives a possibility to taste wines and local products in the traditional wine cellars. www.festadelluvaedelvino.com
MareDiVino. Livorno. This is the largest showcase of wines from the Province of Livorno for operators and wine lovers. www.maredivino.it
Novello celebrating. Cenaia (Pisa). The traditional event organized by the Wine Cellar of the Pisan Hills. www.cantinacollinepisane.it
Pisa Food and Wine Festival. Pisa, Stazione Leopolda. Annual food and wine festival and cooking show. www.pisafoodwinefestival.it
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