Vallepicciola, a summer of events in the vineyards

The Chianti Classico winery, in Castelnuovo Berardenga, announces a rich calendar of initiatives with music, theater and quality gastronomy.

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The winery Vallepicciola a Castelnuovo Berardenga, in the wonderful countryside of Chianti Classico Sienese, this summer announces a full calendar of initiatives that will allow you to experience its spaces and get to know its wines thanks to outdoor evenings, surrounded by vineyards, with music, theater and quality gastronomy.

Il 13 June the appointment will be started Wine & Sound, the Thursday specials from Vallepicciola, from June to September, with dj, food & wine and live music for some dates. From 18 onwards to wait for wine lovers and open air lovers there will be tasty every time appetizers accompanied by wines of Vallepicciola and good music, to spend different nights in the splendid and luxuriant Sienese nature.

July will instead be the month of jazz, thanks to four dates that will see artists of world renown on stage. Tommaso Perazzo, Camilla Battaglia EMIT, Ben Wendel, Dayna Stephens Trio will be the protagonists of the highly anticipated festival Winery Tasting Jazz, which in every date will see the development of a delicious aperitif before the concert.

Soap Workshop

The 20 July, on the other hand, will be with the moon. To pay tribute to the five years since the moon landing, thanks to the collaboration with the Chianti Festival 2019, Vallepicciola will become the stage of "How far is the moon?“, A show directed by Daniela Morozzi loosely based on the story by Italo Calvino The distance from the moon.

The 3 August, instead, will be held the festival of Vallepicciola, Vallepicciola in Festa, an event for adults and children where the wine will be harmoniously intertwined with outdoor activities, music and street food by the author.

Vallepicciola events calendar

Aperitif every Thursday from 13 June: chill out and buffet from 18 to 22
The 13 June, for the inauguration of Wine & Sound, dj Leo Tolu and followed by live concert by Nicola Mei.
Cost of 15 evenings including buffet and a glass of wine. No need to book.

Winery Tasting Jazz
13, 19, 22 and 23 July
Jazz music festival. Each concert will be preceded by an aperitif with Vallepicciola wines combined with quality food.

13 July
Tommaso Perazzo
Tommaso Perazzo piano

19 July
Camilla Battaglia EMIT
Camilla Battaglia voice, piano, electronic
Michele Tino alto sax
Andrea Lombardini electric bass
Bernando Guerra battery

22 July
Ben Wendel - The Seasons
Featuring Aaron Parks floor
Gilad Hekselman guitar
Matt Brewer low
Eric Harland battery

23 July
Dayna Stephens Trio
Dayna Stephens tenor and sax
Dario Deidda electric bass
Francesco Ciniglio battery
Start 20 hours: buffet and wine tasting
21.15 hours beginning of the concert
Cost 20 euro per person including buffet, a glass of wine and concert. 15% discount at the wineshop with entrance ticket
Booking required at 0577 1698718

Show "How far is the moon?"
20 July
Matteo Marsan, artistic director of the Chianti Festival, will bring to Vallepicciola a show to pay tribute to the landing on the moon that took place fifty years ago, the 20 July 1969.
Start of the 21.30 show hours (full admission € 12 / reduced € 10 reductions under 14, over 65 and coop members).
For info Municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga Culture Office
tel. 0577 351345.
Full Festival Program - Show

The Stanzone delle Apparizioni presents
"How far is the Moon? "
(loosely based on the story of I. Calvino "the distance from the moon")
Directed by: Daniela Morozzi
Narrator: Matteo Marsan
interpreters: Alfieri Theater Company and "Le Calcinaie" Association
Soundtrack: Giacomo Rossi
Choreography: Stella Peccianti
Scenographies: Beatrice Ficalbi
Lights and audio: 4 yard

Fifty years ago the first step of a man on the Moon made material a closeness and an attraction that had lasted for hundreds of thousands of years.
An evening to remember and stage the fantasies inspired by our silver satellite, or milk or stone or dreams.
Words, music, moving images and suggestions inspired by the story of Italo Calvino "The distance from the Moon".

Vallepicciola in Festa
3 August
Vallepicciola in Festa is the company's annual party, an event to celebrate summer and its wonders with its label lovers.

Event program

16 hours registration in Vallepicciola for the Vinbike, wheel of fortune
Ride for everyone and with every type of bicycle on a ring of 5,8 km with secret times and regularity prizes.
18 hours talk show on rosé wines and wine tasting
Moderating journalist Andrea Gori with the presence of oenologist Riccardo Cotarella
20 hours award for cycling tourism
20.30 hours opening food stands (pici, barbecued meats, gourmet pizza, homemade ice cream)
Live music that will accompany those present throughout the evening
For the whole party free baby parking and a creative workshop are available for children


Vallepicciola, in the countryside of Castelnuovo Berardenga, is a winery that extends for 265 hectares, among woods, vines and olive trees that give life to an excellent Tuscan extra virgin from moraiolo, leccino and frantoio varieties.
The hectares of vineyards are 85 and include the king of Tuscan vines, Sangiovese and international varieties such as pinot noir, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, petit verdot and chardonnay.

The vineyards of Vallepicciola, distributed over the hilly areas to the left of the Arbia river, have been carefully selected according to the composition of the soils and areas in which clays, calcareous marls, bluish marls, tuff, sandstones and sand alternate.
And this is precisely the quid in more of Vallepicciola: the great variability of the soils that gives wealth, elegance and uniqueness to the wines that are born here.

9 Provincial Road of Pievasciata 21,
Castelnuovo Berardenga SI
Tel. 0577 169 8718 - Mail

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