After two years of restrictions, the 50th Edition of Expo Chianti Classico returns to its former glory with the producers in P.zza Matteotti, to have their wines tasted and to tell you their great enological stories.
As always, we at Fattoria Santo Stefano will also be present, at our stand it will be possible to taste our latest vintages, the Chianti Classico 2019 and 2020, the Riserva Il Drugo 2018 and the Gran Salezione 2018.
The Chianti Classico Expo will go live on Thursday 8 September with the ribbon cutting attended by the municipal administration of Greve in Chianti, the representatives of the Chianti Classico Consortium and the Chianti Municipalities. The inauguration is scheduled at 5 pm in Piazza Matteotti, accompanied by musical interventions by the folkloristic group „Gli Amici di Chianti“ and the participation of the historical procession of Wine and the Contado di Rufina. The day will continue at 18.00 in the space of the „Encounters Garden“ with the presentation of the book „The infinite road. Stories, routes, landscapes in the lands of Greve in Chianti ”edited by the Rai journalist Marco Hagge and the photographs by Andrea Rontini.
Friday 9 September at 12.00 in the council room of the Town Hall „DOPairing Oil Tasting Lunch“: a story tasting on the DOP Chianti Classico Oil, to learn to know and be able to distinguish an excellent oil and its best combinations, with Roberto Rappuoli , agronomist technician of the Chianti Classico DOP Oil Consortium.
At 4.00 pm in the council room of the Town Hall „ABC on Wine“: how to taste and better understand a wine, through a tasting of 3 Chianti Classico, leads: Valentino Tesi best Sommelier in Italy.
At 6.00 pm in the garden of Piazza Matteotti: guided tasting „ABC on Wine“: how to taste and better understand a wine, through a tasting of 3 Chianti Classico, leads: the sommelier Valentino Tesi.
Saturday 10 September at 12.00 and (in replication) at 17 in the council room of the Town Hall guided tasting “Le U.G.A. from the North: San Casciano, Greve in Chianti, Montefioralle, Lamole, Panzano, San Donato in Poggio, discovering the new Additional Geographical Units of Chianti Classico ”, leads Valentino Tesi.
Sunday 11 September at 4.00 pm in the council chamber of the Town Hall: “ABC on Wine” how to taste and better understand a wine, through a tasting of 3 Chianti Classico, leads Valentino Tesi.
At 6.30 pm in the garden of Piazza Matteotti: “The Black Rooster and its combinations”, tasting of Chianti Classico and Vinsanto del Chianti Classico paired with gastronomic proposals from Grevigiani restaurants, leads Valentino Tesi.
The tastings are subject to a fee (€ 15 p.p. and € 20 “The Black Rooster and its combinations”) and are by reservation with a maximum of 40 seats available. To book, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Rules of access to the event
You buy a glass at the cashier, with a wine guide which includes the card / ticket which entitles you to 7 tastings. These tastings can be consumed in any single stand or pavilion, ONLY under presentation and validation of the card (each of you will be provided with a manual validator).
The quantity of wine for each tasting will be indicated by a small line printed on the glass itself, which we advise you not to exceed. The Riserva, the Gran Selezione and the Vin Santo can be served after double obliteration.