After the success of the first edition it returns again this year to Gaiole in Chianti a day entirely dedicated to the discovery of the wines of the territory, with the public tasting "Terre di Gaiole", scheduled Saturday 19 October, from 11 to 19, in the prestigious setting of the ex cellars.
This year they will be present for tasting well 104 labels, Produced by 26 wineries in the area. Furthermore, the round table will be held at 11 on the theme “Climate changes and consequent implications in Chianti viticulture. The 2017 case”, With the participation of sector experts and local producers. The round table will be conducted by Salvatore Filippo Di Gennaro e Alessandro Mattese, researchers at the CNR Institute of Biometeorology in Florence.
The event "Terre di Gaiole", realized with the patronage of the Municipality of Gaiole in Chianti and of the association Chianti Classico, is promoted by the association Gaiole winegrowers, born at the beginning of the 2017 on impulse of Francesco Ricasoli ed Emanuela Stucchi Prinetti, to network large and small companies in the area, able to guarantee a more complete picture of wine production in the lands of Gaiole.
“Wine and territory is the winning combination that lies behind the success of this event. - states the mayor of Gaiole in Chianti Michele Pescini - Gathering in a single tasting the productions of a whole area, well defined from an enological point of view and capable of expressing wines of great personality such as that of Gaiole, means creating an extraordinary opportunity for territorial promotion. Wine is part of our culture, it has been cultivated in these lands since the time of the Etruscans and is undoubtedly one of our distinctive traits and strengths, on which we want to work as a Municipality, in the coming years, alongside companies, for a territorial marketing strategy that contributes to sustainable tourism development. "
"With the demonstration in Gaiole in Chianti - he comments Carlotta Gori, Director of Consortium Wine Chianti Classic - among the intoxicating scents of the final days of a harvest that, from the premises, really gives hope for a 2019 of great qualitative excellence, the annual cycle of events in the area, organized by the various producer associations, ends. Our territory is full of excellence, and not only in the food and wine field, and this type of initiatives help tourists and enthusiasts to live unique experiences in the name of our great Chianti Classico wine and all that is behind each label. di Gallo Nero: history, art, gastronomy, passion and human ingenuity, relaxation and the pleasure of good living. "
The tasting will start at 11 in the morning and will continue until 19 and 30. Two refreshment points will also be opened, managed by Radda's "I cipressi del Chianti" and "La Sosta del Gallo". The entrance ticket for wine tasting is 12 euro.
But here are the companies present: La Montanina, Maurizio Alongi Agricultural Company; Badia a Coltibuono; Bertinga Agricultural Company; Cantalici; Capannelle; Casanova of Bricciano; Castello di Ama; Castle of Cacchiano; Castle of Lucignano; Castle of Meleto; Fattoria di Rietine; Fietri; I Sodi; Il Colombaio di Cencio; Il Palazzino; The Bricciano House; Le Miccine; Podere Ciona; Ricasoli; Riecine; Rocca di Castagnoli; Rocca di Montegrossi; San Giusto a Rentennano; Tenuta Perano; Tenuta San Vincenti.