The end of May sees 2 fantastic events for those wanting to explore deeper into the incredible wines that Abruzzo is now famous for across the globe.
2017 is Abruzzo’s nineteenth Cantine Aperte and this year’s 2-day celebration sees 33 cantinas across the provinces of Teramo, Pescara and Chieti open their doors for an indulgent-tasting of the best from their cellars.
The art of pairing and promotion of Abruzzo’s enviable DOP and DOCG foods is being recognised this year through a new program ‘Oro d’Abruzzo’ that will be run at the cantinas and provide a delicious complete taste of rural Abruzzo. Some wineries offering visitors trekking, mountain bike rides, concerts and theatre.
Agriverde Cantine e Vigneti biologici | Buccicatino Vini Bio | Dora Sarchese Vini | Marramiero | Vini Contesa | Emidio Pepe | La Vinarte Azienda Agricola | Stefania Pepe..Vini Bio & Dinamici Azienda Agricola | Cantina ‘Ruggieri’ | Codice CITRA | Chiusa Grande | Tenuta Cerulli Spinozzi | Cascina del Colle | Cantina Colle del Sole | Cantina Di Ortona | Cantina Diubaldo | Rapino | Vaddinelli | Il Feuduccio | Cantina Frentana | Valle Martello | Storiche Cantine Bosco | Cantina Zaccagnini | Vini Centorame | Faraone Vini | Tenuta Arabona | Majgual di Fausto Zazzara | Podere Della Torre Vini |San Lorenzo Vini | Società Agricola Chiarieri, Priore – Col Del Mondo Vini, FA
Further information is available on the MovimentoTurismo del Vino website
There’s an evening Abruzzo Wine Showcase at the Oxo Tower in London on Wednesday 31st May. The evening event will showcase the Abruzzo in 50 Wines selection with plenty of Abruzzese canapes to accompany great wines. MW Sam Caporn (www.mistressofwine.com) will be providing masterclasses in Abruzzo wine. Tickets for the evening £12.
Tenuta Torretta| Il Feuduccio | Ettore Galasso | Nicodemo | Cantina Frentana | Cantina Villamagna | Ciavolich | Zappcosta | Colle Moro | Tenuta I Fauri | Contesa | Talamonti | Speranza Edoardo | Pasetti | Nicola Di Sipio | Zaccagnini | Cantina Tollo | Vini Paolucci | Cantina | Colonnella | Rapino Emilio | F.lli Biagi | Fattoria Teatina | Codice Citra | Eredi di Legonziano | Valori | Agriverde
To book tickets & further information check the official website
Sam is a very lucky midlife mamma to A who is 5 and works as a freelance travel and food web content manager and copywriter. She is currently writing a book 'Abruzzo: Folk and Food', its release date is Winter 2017.
She is the co-founder of the social enterprises: The Abruzzo Blogger Community and Let's Blog Abruzzo.
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