VERDICCHIAMO

In September we are summoned to the Verdicchio harvest

 

VerdicchiAMO?

12, 19 and 26 September, when the vineyards begin to change colour, are filled with sweet smells and offer up ripe grapes as proof of the land's fertility.

Experience the grape harvest first-hand. You can witness grapes being pressed bare-foot inside traditional vats and enjoy a day in the countryside among the grapevines and in the winery, surrounded by a marvellous view with mountain air and sea breezes. VerdicchiAMO is the discovery of life in the country through its smells, flavours and the tales told by those who for generations have passionately devoted their lives to wine and Verdicchio grapes. A whole day dedicated to wine: its birth, vinification and tasting. Harvesting with the members, lunch among the vines, pressing the wine barefoot in vats from the 1930s and a visit to the winery to witness the various stages in wine-making and taste some of the best Colonnara wines.

PROGRAM

DEPARTURE:
9:30 am
Meet at the headquarters of Cantina Colonnara Via Mandriole, 2 - Cupramontana
transfer by own means to the vineyard

Harvesting the grapes with the members accompanied by tales recounting ancient traditions and customs linked to grape harvesting. Lunch in the country among the vines. Return to the winery to press the grapes barefoot. Everyone can take home a small bottle of must taken directly from the vat. Tour round the winery and first-hand viewing of the wine-making process. Guided tasting of the leading, traditional Colonnara wines.

THE WAY OF WINE:
Duration 40+45 min
It is a full path where you trace all stages of winemaking from the arrival of the grapes in the cellar to the bottling;

THE AGING CELLAR:
Duration 20 min
Is a path dedicated to classic method sparkling wines and old vintages Verdicchio.

The fee includes

  • Grape harvest equipment;
  • Harvesting and pressing of the grapes;
  • Traditional lunch with typical local food, water and Colonnara wines;
  • Wine tasting;
  • Guided tour round the Winery.

The fee does not include

  • Transport;
  • Anything not included in the item “The fee includes”.

For information on the participation fee call 0731 780273

» DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMM

 

Programme subject to change or cancellation in the event of bad weather.
For information and bookings, please call +39 0731 780273 or visit the contacts page.

 

 

 


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