Events

2019
16 March 2019
17 March 2019

50th edition Rice Fritter Festival

Montefioralle, San Casciano in Val di Pesa

Cooking and sales of traditional rice fritters. Painting exhibition.

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dal 03 May 2019
al 05 May 2019

Iris Festival

San Polo in Chianti, Greve in Chianti

Festival of iris growing at San Polo in Chianti. As well as the market and entertainment for adults and children, there are walks among the irises, sports, exhibitions and conferences.

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18 May 2019
19 May 2019

Terre di Maggio

Piazza Repubblica e strade centro storico, San Casciano in Val di Pesa

An event promoting local typical products, not only wine and olive oil but also plants and artisan products from local estates, along the streets of the old town centre.

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18 May 2019
19 May 2019

17th Edition of Wines of the Castle – Wine & Music

Montefioralle, Greve in Chianti

Wine tasting and musical interludes against the backdrop of a Medieval village.

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14th Edition of Cittaslow

Piazza Matteotti, Greve in Chianti

Exhibition of products and crafts of Italian Slow Cities, during which the towns of “good living” will present their typical products. Musical and folklore entertainments, animation and “slow awareness” workshops for youngsters.

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19 May 2019

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM. “Museum Friends”. Drawing workshop for children

Ritrovo Museo Archeologico del Chianti senese - Tumulo etrusco, Castellina in Chianti

Drawing workshop for children organised by Promocultura – Event dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, perhaps inspired by a tomb for one of his paintings in the Louvre.

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25 May 2019

Old games in the square. Event for children of all ages

Piazza del Comune, Castellina in Chianti

26 May 2019

30th Edition of the International Choral Singing Festival

Chiesa SS. Salvatore, Castellina in Chianti

Concert.

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31 May 2019

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM. “Museum Friends”. Worskhop for adults. Spinning and aperitif at the museum

Museo Archeologico del Chianti senese ,Castellina in Chianti

Drawing workshop for adults on the theme of spinning, with aperitif, organised by Promocultura. An afternoon to explore and experiment together on the ancient art of hand spinning.

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Castelnovino

Castelnuovo, Castelnuovo Berardenga

Tastings of wines and typical products, served by the estates and restaurateurs who have prepared them.

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01 June 2019
02 June 2019

18th Edition of Aromas of Lamole

Piazza S.Donato a Lamole, Greve in Chianti

Wine tasting with Lamolese producers.

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01 June 2019
02 June 2019

Radda in a Wineglass

Viale Giacomo Matteotti, Radda in Chianti

Tasting of Radda wines presented by their producers through the streets of the town.

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01 June 2019
02 June 2019

Chianti Classico Marathon

Piazza V. Veneto, San Casciano in Val di Pesa

The event involves the four towns of Florentine Chianti, with various routes, from the classic marathon to the family walk, allowing athletes, sports lovers and anyone who loves walking outdoors to experience this area. The routes are still to be decided, but the marathon will start and finish in San Casciano.

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02 June 2019

Chianti Classic

Territorio di Castelnuovo Berardenga, Castelnuovo Berardenga

Chianti Classic is the leading cyclo-tourism event in Chianti, the more “modern” sister to Eroica. Participants get a taste of the same picture-postcard settings and delicacies as those in the vintage event, with refreshments in the form of panzanella and pappa al pomodoro, and the beautiful winding roads of Chianti are open to all kinds […]

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dal 07 June 2019
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Pentecost at Castellina in Chianti

Centro storico, Castellina in Chianti

Food and wine tasting and artisan markets. The Museo Archaeologico del Chianti Senese is open. Friday 18th May. Dinner under the vaults (booking required).

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08 June 2019

Chianti Classico Trail

Castellina in Chianti

Sunset running race – Runners Section of the Mens Sana Polisportiva, in partnership with the main sponsor of the “Tenuta di Bibbiano”, Chianti Classico Producers Consortium and the town of Castellina in Chianti.

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14 June 2019
15 June 2019

Steak Championship

Piazza V. Veneto, San Casciano in Val di Pesa

A food and wine event now in its 6th edition, held in the district of Mercatale Val di Pesa, in June, attended by hundreds of food-loving citizens and tourists who enjoy the typical Florentine steak. Local butchers and wine estates will take part in the event.

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dal 21 June 2019
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Bruscello

San Gusmè, Castelnuovo Berardenga

Bruscello is a type of popular or community theatre, which typically tells the story of epic characters using the “ottava rima” poetic metre. The Castelnuovo Berardenga Bruscello died out at the end of the sharecropping period but was revived in the late Nineties, and brings together an increasing number of people, attracting thousands of spectators […]

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dal 21 June 2019
al 23 June 2019

Festival of Blood Donors

Parco delle Casce, Castellina in Chianti

Food stalls in the Parco delle Casce – Street Food from the restaurants of Castellina in Piazza del Comune – Dancing in the Piazza.

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dal 23 June 2019
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23 June 2019

Arcobaleno d’Estate. At the Museum “Aperitif with dancing at the Museum”

Museo Archeologico del Chianti senese, Castellina in Chianti

29 June 2019

Festival of the La Racchetta Association

Parco delle Casce, Castellina in Chianti

Food stalls in the Parco delle Casce.

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dal 01 July 2019
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Chianti Festival

Castelnuovo, Gaiole e Castellina, Castelnuovo Berardenga

Theatre, music, dance and entertainment from the Fondazione Toscana Spettacolo, inpartnership with the town of Castelnuovo Berardenga, Gaiole in Chianti, and Castellina in Chianti. The main goals of this growing event are to promote the local area and cultural heritage, offering native and international visitors a calendar of various types of event, and becoming a […]

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04 July 2019
11 July 2019
18 July 2019
25 July 2019

Thursdays in Castellina in Chianti

Centro Storico, Castellina in Chianti

Every Thursday in July – Cultural events, music concerts in the town centre, food stalls in the Parco delle Casce.

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07 July 2019

Chianti Festival – La Dolce Vita! Romina Capitani quintet

Piazza del Comune, Castellina in Chianti

Music event.

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16 July 2019

Chianti Festival – ORTATTACK Emotion in Music

Piazza del Comune, Castellina in Chianti

Chianti Festival – paid entry – ORTATTACK – Emotion in music.

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19 July 2019

Chianti Festival. PAOLO HENDEL RECITAL

Piazza del Comune, Castellina in Chianti

Prose show – paid entry – in case of rain, Sala Giovanni e Franco Niccolai, via Trento e Trieste 32.

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20 July 2019

THEMED FESTIVAL

Piazza del Comune, Castellina in Chianti

Dancing in the the square and food stalls in Parco delle Casce.

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20 July 2019
21 July 2019
27 July 2019
28 July 2019

“8th Edition of Summer Sport 2019 at Parco delle Casce”

Piazza del Comune e Parco delle Casce, Castellina in Chianti

Food stalls in the Parco delle Casce – Piazza del Comune.

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22 July 2019
23 July 2019

Chianti Festival. Novellas from the Decameron

Sala Giovanni e Franco Niccolai, via Trento e Trieste 32, Castellina in Chianti

Theatre show, paid entry, tickets €12 (reduced rate €10).

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24 July 2019

WATERMELON FESTIVAL AT CASTELLINA IN CHIANTI

Piazza del Comune e Parco delle Casce, Castellina in Chianti

Food stalls in the Parco delle Casce – dancing in Piazza del Comune 9pm.

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26 July 2019

Chianti Festival. La buona novella by Fabrizio de Andrè

Piazza del Comune, Castellina in Chianti

Show – Piazza del Comune – paid entry – in case of rain, Sala Giovanni e Franco Niccolai, via Trento e Trieste 32.

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01 August 2019

JAZZ CONCERT

Piazza del Comune, Castellina in Chianti

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Out of Focus

Da definire, Castelnuovo Berardenga

Independent cinema event, ‘Out of Focus’, promoted by Visionaria.

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dal 09 August 2019
al 11 August 2019

Glasses of Stars

Centro storico Castellina in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti

Food stalls in the Parco delle Casce – Artisan markets – music – star-gazing – evening opening of Museum – dinner in town centre.

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09 August 2019

Glasses of Stars

Castelnuovo Berardenga

Every year on 10th August, known as St. Lawrence’s day, the centre of Castelnuovo Berardenga hosts hundreds of wine enthusiasts for the most anticipated toast of the summer. The best estates, tasting of wines and typical products, with music, shows and art to combine good wine with the magical location under the stars.

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12 August 2019

CHIGIANA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL AND SUMMER ACADEMY concert

Chiesa SS. Salvatore, Castellina in Chianti

Concert – tickets can be purchased through Chigiana website.

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dal 15 August 2019
al 08 September 2019

Monteaperti, Past and Present

Monteaperti, Castelnuovo Berardenga

“Past and Present”: two words which underline the meaning of a yearly festival (between August and September) that revives history, memories and old traditional values in eleven days of shows, culture, sport and excellent cuisine. The event began as a reenactment of the battle between Florence and Siena on 4th September 1260.

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dal 24 August 2019
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Festival of Forgiveness

Giardini Piazza IV Novembre, Radda in Chianti

dal 31 August 2019
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Luca Festival

San Gusmè, Castelnuovo Berardenga

La Festa del Luca takes place over two weekends, enlivening the little village with food stands, wine tasting with Chianti Classico producers, a painting exhibition and market, a demonstration of artisan crafts, a historical reenactment of the village in Medieval times, all accompanied by concerts, music and shows.

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dal 05 September 2019
al 08 September 2019

49th Edition of Chianti Classico Expo

Piazza Matteotti, Greve in Chianti

Over 60 producers from 9 local municipalities offer their wines for tasting, along with musical and cultural events, debates and exhibitions.

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07 September 2019

Rificolona Festival

per le vie del paese, Castellina in Chianti

Show with lights and colors.

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dal 07 September 2019
al 15 September 2019

Celebrations for Patron Saint, St. Faustus

Centro storico, Castellina in Chianti

Religious services and related events with musical entertainment and games.

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dal 13 September 2019
al 15 September 2019

Vino al Vino

Panzano, Greve in Chianti

Wine tasting with the producers of Panzano.

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15 September 2019

Grape Festival

Vagliagli, Castelnuovo Berardenga

Wine and spirit tasting led by sommeliers. Exhibition of old cars and other antiques, demonstration of ancient crafts. Photography and painting competition.

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21 September 2019
22 September 2019

Montefioralle DIVINO

Wine tasting and sales with the Montefioralle Wine Producers Association.

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21 September 2019

Run-up to the Granfondo

Radda in Chianti

Buffet with Chianti Classico wines. During the evening it will be possible to visit the wine museum and multimedia installations.

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22 September 2019

Granfondo del Gallo Nero

Radda in Chianti

A cycling race whose main objective is to promote the Chianti Classico area through a sport that can be practised in one of the most beautiful landscapes, the Chianti hills.

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06 October 2019

Wine and More

Piazza Matteotti Greve in Chianti, Greve in Chianti

Chianti Classico, a top product and the expertise of a terroir. Stalls with typical products, wine tasting, artisans at work, and old-style games for children of all ages.

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13 October 2019

Oily Fingers

Villa a Sesta, Castelnuovo Berardenga

Dit’unto is the food festival for those who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty: an event that celebrates the authentic foods and simple recipes of the Tuscan countryside, with artisan street foods alongside dishes from prestigious restaurants.

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dal 18 October 2019
al 20 October 2019

Chianti Ecomarathon

Territorio di Castelnuovo Berardenga, Castelnuovo Berardenga

One of the best-known and attended Eco-Marathons in Italy. Gentle hills, dirt roads, small farms, old villages, little paths through woods, olive groves and colourful vineyards.

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