A (rt) message in a (Chianti Classico) bottle

7, 4-meter tall bottles placed in 7 different Chianti municipalities. A multi-location event showcasing artwork displayed in the Gallo Nero wineries and installed throughout the territory’s towns.
Begin your trip by searching for the bottles in San Casciano V.P, San Donato in Poggio, Greve in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, and Castelnuovo Berardenga.
The artists, invited by the Consorzio with the assistance of Francesco Bruni and Giuseppe D’Alia curators, are a multifaceted group that combines the young and promising with the established and well known, and have come together to experiment with innovative, contemporary media and language. The artists who have generously contributed to this project are: Silvia Canton, Giuseppe Guanci, Mono_Graff, Rachel Morellet, Nian, Letizia Pecci, Cecco Ragni.

Silvia Canton

Gaiole in Chianti (SI), Piazzetta statua del Gallo Nero, partenza Eroica
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Giuseppe Guanci

Radda in Chianti (SI), fronte Casa Chianti Classico
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San Donato – prato ai piedi del Paese che ospita già statua del Gallo Nero
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Rachel Morellet

San Casciano in Val di Pesa (FI) – Piazza della Propositura
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Borgo di Vagliagli
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Letizia Pecci

Terrazza Museo Arte sacra Greve
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Cecco Ragni

Castellina in Chianti (SI), Piazza del Comune
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Other projects in the territory

The artist-made bottles are the front-line of a much greater, multi-location contemporary art exhibit showcasing works belonging to important collections displayed by several Chianti Classico wineries .

Art-Hosting Wineries  

Badia a Coltibuono
Loc. Badia a Coltibuono – Gaiole in Chianti (SI)

Dining Hall (previously, the Monastic Refectory) with frescoes from the late 1500s, early 1600s painted by artists from the bottega of Bernardino Poccetti

Castello di Ama
Loc. Ama –  Gaiole in Chianti (SI)

Since 1999, outstanding contemporary artwork has been collected in the old town center and in the winery in several site-specific installations created by famous artists, such as Michelangelo Pistoletto, Daniel Buren, Kendell Geers, Anish Kapoor, Chen Zhen, Carlos Garaicoa, Nedko Solakov, Cristina Iglesias, Louise Bourgeios, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Pascale Marthine

Il Molino di Grace
Loc. Il Volano–Lucarelli, Greve in Chianti (FI) 

Artwork from the Frank Grace collection displayed in the Villa grounds

Botique del Palagio
Via Chiantigiana, 10 –Panzano – Greve in Chianti (FI)

Exhibition of contemporary artist Debora Antonello

Castellina in Chianti (SI)

Based on passion and collector’s love, the garden of sculptures has grown and expanded to a great collection at Nittardi. The collection today includes Artworks among the others from Friedensreich HundertwasserIgor MitorajHorst AntesMiguel BerrocalVictor RomanDietrich KlingeRaymond WaydelichGiuliano GhelliHeiner Meyer and Paul Wunderlich and a collection of over 15 lions that welcome the guests and visitors at Nittardi.

Rocca delle Macìe
loc. Le Macìe 45- Castellina in Chianti (SI)

“Museo Italo-Trinità” is dedicated to movie producer and winemaker Italo Zingarelli, creator in 1970 of an extraordinary “blend”, one of the most cherished duos in recent Italian film history – Bud Spencer and Terence Hill – as well as of Rocca delle Macìe, one of the most celebrated Chianti Classico labels

Villa Calcinaia
Via Citille, 71 – Greve in Chianti (FI)

Fattoria le Fonti
Via case sparse, Loc. Panzano in Chianti- Greve in Chianti (FI)

Sculpture exhibition by Sergio Caddeo

Strada Provinciale 9 di Pievasciata, 28, Loc Vallenuova
Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI)

Sculpture –  “I colori del Chianti” –  by Antonella Farsetti

Tenuta Casenuove
Loc. S. Martino a Cecione 39 – Panzano – Greve in Chianti (FI)

Exhibition “Le Radici dell’Arte” by Pascale Marthine Tayou. Her work displays the men and women that live and give life to Casenuove, and highlight their energy and human nature. Displayed throughout the property as different spirits, the “GENI DI CASENUOVE” are crystal sculptures decorated with different objects to describe their different personality

Località Riecine, Gaiole in Chianti (SI)

Riecine has always held a special place for art. The wine estate has proudly opened its doors to famous international artists such as Jaume Plensa, Andrius Petkus, ZED1, Marco Tirelli, Masayoshi Sukita and many others. It has showcased their works on its panoramic terrace, in its wine cellar and in its ageing room