10/05/2013 Back to the big wine festival

The big party organized throughout Italy by the Movimento turismo del Vino is back in more than a thousand wineries throughout the country.

Cantine Aperte, is the inevitable appointment with the wine and its Puglia territories. This year over 45 wineries from Daunia to Salento partecipate.

As every year in the wineries, there will be hundreds labels for tasting, from the new to the old vintages, with workshops and courses led by winemakers and sommeliers. With wine tastings, there will be food pairings with local products, music performances and art exhibitions.

This year the event is organized in collaboration with Puglia Region - Agri-Resources

the theme of the 21th edition is 'the friendship'. Wine is a symbol of friendship, welcoming and hospitality, represent also the desire to be together. Friendship means the relationship between people, the respect of each other and of the environment, and could be also express by social networks, just clicking 'like' to create links with other people and share a passion.

The friendship towards the environment, is the novelty of Cantine Aperte 2013: we encourage wine lovers to come in carpooling or car sharing.

A partnership was created with Bringme (, a company dedicated to the carpooling. Downloading the free app (Bringme) available for all types of smartphones to share seats in cars you will have the choice between five itineraries, then the software will automatically calculate the CO2 values ?saved using this mode of transport and to thank you, you will receive a bottle of wine offered by the Movimento Turismo del Vino Puglia.

This is a new way of traveling, fun, safe, that encourages new friendships and sustainable mobility and aimed to reduce the risks associated with driving under the alcohol influence.

Wine lovers could also choose to reach the wineries by car (individually), by bicycle (with associations FIAB Ruotalibera and Cicloamici) or by winebus organized this year in partnership with PugliaPromozione (ten routes, all free, with expert guide on board . Info : 080 5233038


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