from June 22, 2017 to July 02, 2017
Cantine Aperte 2017: i 25 anni della Festa del Vino
When: - • Region: Italia • Province: Tutte
The winery of Open Wine 2017, the Wine Tourism Movement (MTV) event that this year marks the 25th edition, is richer than ever: en plein air activities between trekking, eco and mountain biking; Poetry art and photography but also pop, rock, jazz and folk music; Tastings typical of regional territories and solidarity. About 800 wine cellars throughout Italy for the long weekend of MTV, the most anticipated wine festival that in the past edition involved almost one million fans from North to South For Carlo Pietrasanta, chairman of the Wine Tourism Movement: "Solidarity is the thread of the 25th edition of Open Wineries. For this birthday, the Wine Tourism Movement supports the territories affected by the earthquake with the "Bottle Solidale" project of MTV Marche, for the purchase of an ambulance destined for the earthquake zones. Not only. The great wine festival will close the MTV initiative for Amatrice, the fundraiser launched in the September meeting as we continue our partnership with Airc, the Italian Cancer Research Association, to whom we will donate all the proceeds from the sale of the goblets Open Outside Wine Cellars 25 ". Among the many other beneficial initiatives promoted by the individual cellars or regional branches of the Movement, also those in favor of the Cystic Fibrosis Association (Trentino Alto Adige, 27 and 28 May) and Unicef, the latter supported by MTV Friuli Venezia Giulia (59 wineries, May 27 and 28) in favor of the campaign 'Children in danger'. There is also room for environmental sustainability with the bio market to discover the authentic taste of organic farming, from vineyard to orchard to orchard. And then a carriage ride between the vineyards, roses and orchids, tasting the longest salami of Open Wineries at tango milonga steps. An exclusive novelty of the 25th edition of Open Wineries comes from Tuscany (70 wineries on Sunday 28 May), which inaugurates the collaboration with the Comics International School in Florence, the most important academy for the formation of comic strips. For the occasion, in each winery an artist will tell the wine through the comic. En plein air art competition, safari between vineyards with mountain bikes or train and visit to the Euganean Hills Regional Park. These are some of the proposals from the 70 Veneto companies (May 27 and 28). There is plenty of sports in the Open Cellars of the green heart of Italy, Umbria (56 companies, May 27th and 28th), which offers sports and wine packages, horseback riding, nordic walking, but also helicopter, paragliding and rafting, Without forgetting the traditional dinner at table with the vineyards. Cookery school, wine & cheesebar and barbeque in the vineyard for Campania (May 27th and 28th), which also offers a homemade pasta workshop. In Lazio (May 27th and 28th), the wine festival combines art, sculpture and antiquity with a craft market and typical local products. The non-sardine sardines of Lake Iseo, Slow Food presidium, represent Lombardy (54 wineries, May 28) to be enjoyed in conjunction with the wines of the region. Vinobic vinegar for Puglia (Sunday, May 28) celebrating the 25th birthday of Open Wineries also with a press tour in the lands of Primitivo (from 26 to 30.05). Even in Sicily (May 27 and 28), winelovers are full of energy with outdoor activities, from trekking to mountain biking, but also with live music in the cellars and 'Street Art Wine Fest' with renowned artists international. Among the calendar events in Piedmont (27 and 28 May) visit the 'crotin', underground cellars hand-picked in the tuff to discover the winemaking in amphora. Not just art on display. In fact among the various exhibits is also the one on vintage tractors. Younger people will be able to taste apple juice and 100% fruit grapes without preservatives and make friends with donkeys. Early Open Wineries in Abruzzo (May 27 and 28) with the national preview of the Wine Train (May 14), the Transiberiana d'Italia. Tastings, typical wine and food matches, wine cellar visits are the main ingredients of the programs also in Basilicata (May 28), Emilia Romagna (60 companies, May 27 and 28), Calabria (Sunday May 28), Liguria (Sunday May 28) , Marches (78 wineries, May 27 and 28), Molise (28 May), Sardinia (May 27 and 28) and Valle d'Aosta (May 28).