For the last two weekends in September and the first two of October at Fattoria del Colle a Brunello, Chianti and Orcia experience
From Friday evening until Sunday to see how fine red wines from Tuscany are born, touching the vines, the grape clusters, and seeing the various phases of the vinification but mostly tasting must, wines, and Reserves … so as to understand the evolution of Bacchus’s nectar with the help of great experts. Three journalists will tell the history of Tuscan wine and the specificities in the production of Tuscan wines and of Sangiovese. A chance not to be missed for wine lovers, where they can stay in peace in the vast spaces of the countryside and in the healthy ambiance of the BIO (organic) vineyards.
FULL EXPERIENCE GRAPE HARVEST WITH BRUNELLO CHIANTI AND ORCIA
18-20, 25-27 September, 2-4, 9-11 October with a program that includes visits, wine tastings, direct experiences and an in -sight lesson with a super expert.
The frame for these weekends full of experiences and emotions is Fattoria del Colle, 2 and a half hours from Rome and Bologna, one hour from Florence and Perugia.
18 km from the A1 exit Valdichiana-Bettolle.
Fattoria del Colle is a small rural hamlet from the end of the 16th century. There is a villa, a chapel and the old farmers’ houses that have now become lodgings for guests, furnished with antiques and with modern comfort.
GRAPE HARVEST EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
The 2020 full-experience harvest weekend program includes participation to different phases of the grape picking and the vinification with a tasting of the new must, plus the guided tour of the vineyards with a tasting of the grapes. The tour of the wineries in Montalcino (Casato Prime Donne) and in Chianti-Doc Orcia with a Vertical tasting of Brunello and Orcia, an in-sight lesson regarding Sangiovese and the wines from Tuscany with an experience called “winemaker for a day” where each participant produces their own Supertuscan.
For information and bookings please click on the link cinellicolombini.it or call the nember: +39 0577 662108.
A DIPLOMA FOR THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE GRAPE HARVEST EXPERIENCE 2020
At the end of the weekend the diplomas get awarded, there is a final farewell toast, the group photo. Taking part in the Grape Harvest experience 2020 is a way of making new wine lover friends and to take part in the story of Donatella Cinelli Colombini’s wineries. Most of all it is a way to share with her the effort in reaching excellent quality and respect for nature that have made the wines by Casato Prime Donne and Fattoria del Colle international successes.