Open cellars

by mirko

{: it}Cantine Aperte is the most famous wine tourism event in all of Italy that involves the wineries that are part of the Wine Tourism Movement. The event was born in 1993 by Magda Antonioli and Donatella Cinelli Colombini, with the aim of introducing wine lovers or those who simply wanted to spend a day different from the usual, how the product that is on our tables is born so much so that the slogan of early years was "See What You Drink". In this way the cellar gives rise off limits, it becomes not only a place of production, but a pleasant destination for visits, and a resource for the territory. In addition to tasting wines, buying them, it is possible to enter the cellars to understand the processes and processing.

Among the various wineries there are also some in Umbria where we can identify some Docg wines in the areas of Montefalco and Torgiano; while the Doc in the areas of Assisi, Colli Altotiberini, Colli del Trasimeno, Colli Martani, Colli Perugini, Orvieto, Spoleto, Montefalco, Todi and Torgiano. In Montefalco and in the surrounding municipalities, it will be possible to taste the Sagrantino Docg which contributes to the various merits acquired by Umbria as a producer of fine wines. This event is also an opportunity to go to Tenuta Castelbuono and admire "Il Carapace" by Arnaldo Pomodoro.

Cantine Aperte is the one-day party that has changed the daily life of wine for both the producer and the consumer.{:} {: en} Open Cellars is the most important appointment in Italy for wine tourism, which involves wineries that joined the Wine Tourism Movement. The event was created in 1993 by Magda Antonioli and Donatella Cinelli Colombini; their aim was to show the processes behind the production of wine, from the vineyard to our plates, not only to wine lovers but also to those who simply wanted to spend a day in a different way. Thus the cellar, a place usually kept off limits to visitors, became not only the place deputed to wine production, but also a pleasant location to visit and fully enjoy, and of course a resource for the area. In addition to tasting, visitors can buy wine at special prices and enter the cellars to understand the processes and processing of this amazing product. Each year, a great number of Umbrian wineries take part in this event, which usually takes place in late May. Events and tastings happen directly in the wineries; for instance, in the hills surrounding Montefalco you will be able to enjoy the best wines of this excellent DOCG area, like the famous Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG, which contributed to the prestige of Umbria as a producer of fine wines. Many other areas in Umbria are involved in Open Cellars, so don't miss the chance to taste the wide variety of Umbrian wines offered by their producers. Here are some of the most famous DOC and DOCG labels: the DOCG Torgiano, the various DOC in the areas of Assisi, the Colli Altotiberini, the Colli del Trasimeno, Colli Martani, Colli Perugini, Orvieto, Spoleto, Montefalco, Todi and Torgiano. Open Cellars is also the perfect opportunity to visit the famous Tenuta Castelbuono and admire “The Carapace” by Arnaldo Pomodoro. Open Cellars is a day that completely changed how to experience wine every day, both for producers and consumers. {:} {: Fr} Cantine Aperte est l'événement le plus important d'Italie centré sur la dégustation des vins qui implique les caves qui font partie du «Movement of Wine Tourism» (Mouvement du tourisme du vin). Cet événement est né en 1993 grâce à Magda Antonioli and Donatella Cinelli Colombini, dans le but de faire connaître aux amants du vin ou à tous ceux qui désiraient passer une journée différente, comment nor the products qu'on retrouve sur nos tables. De cette façon la cave n'est plus seulement le lieu principal de production mais devient surtout a destination pour des charming visits et lieu de ressource pour le territoire. Non seulement on peut déguster du bon vin mais il est possible aussi de les acheter, entrer dans les caves pour observer les procédés de travail sur le vin. Chaque année, normally ever, a lieu cette manifestation de dégustations de vins Docg d'origine de Montefalco, et la participation de plusieurs caves d'Ombrie est assurée. Parmi ces vins on trouve le Sagrantino Docg de Montefalco qui contribue aux divers mérites acquires par l'Ombrie as great producer of précieux vins; les Docg de Torgiano; les Docg de Assise, Altotiberini Hills, Trasimeno Hills, Martani Hills, Perugini Hills, Orvieto, Spoleto, Montefalco, Todi and Torgiano. Cette manifestation est aussi bonne occasion pour pouvoir rejoindre the Tenuta Castelbuono et observer «Il carapace» de Arnaldo Pomodoro.

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