24/05/2016 From May 28th to 29th in Tuscany too more than 80 wineries will open their doors to wine lovers

This year an absolute record in participating wineries for the 24th edition of Cantine Aperte, the wine tourism format born right here in Tuscany. This year there are many activities planned, such as Vespa tours, and cigar and wine matching, all over our region. And, the wine you buy will be sent home via Speedy
Travelling on a Vespa to discover the Tuscan wine regions. This is this year's logo chosen by the Movimento Turismo del Vino della Toscana for the new edition of Cantine Aperte, foreseen on May 28th and 29th, the twentyfourth edition, that will give pleasure to those who like being out in the open air and to thousands of wine lovers who, as in past editions, will flock to the 80 wineries belonging to the Movimento and who will take part in the event. The last weekend in May will be dedicated to wine tourism with many events of different nature organized by wineries, but all with the intent to allow tourists to get to know the wines and have a unique experience in the cellar. «An event that grows more
and more every year, as is increasing the wine knowledge of the wine lovers who participate– explains the president of the Movimento Turismo del Vino Toscana, Violante Gardini – and as for us it is of upmost importance to unite the territory to the wine, for the 70th anniversary of the first Vespa we have decided to involve some Vespa Clubs from all over the region to unite the charm of our wineries to that of our beautiful landscape, using the cult product of the Made in Italy, the Vespa».

Going to a winery in Vespa. There will be hundreds or even more of Vespas that will arrive at the same time in the wineries taking part in Cantine Aperte, during the weekend. MTV Toscana has in fact decided, for the 70th anniversary of the birth of the Vespa to put together the lovers of this historic moped, symbol of the Made in Italy cult in the world, through various Vespa clubs who will participate in the event taking to the Tuscan wine territories who's members who will be able to discover not only wineries but also beautiful routes. And for those who wish to buy some bottles, no problem: there is an agreement between Movimento Turismo del Vino Toscana and the shipping agency Speedy srl in
Florence; they will in fact organize shippings all over the world at special prices during the Cantine Aperte weekend.

The programs. From the Brunello territory to the Nobile, passing through Chianti and reaching Maremma and the northern coasts of Tuscany. Such a vast and varied territory, our Tuscan land that thanks to Cantine Aperte will be discovered with programs promoted by the participating wineries. Going from music to art, shows to treasure hunts in the vineyards, show cooking and traditional games from long ago. Also the collaboration with the Associazione Club Amici del Toscano with matchings of the famous cigar with wines (reserved to those registered, adults, new and old club members). Cantine Aperte offer visitors and wine lovers not only the possibility of tasting great Tuscan wines, but also an unusual a unique way to experience the countryside and wine in particular. Every winery participating in the event will organize during one day or the other or both, events of different nature, all connected to wine.

Cantine Aperte. This is the most important wine tourism event of the year in Italy. Since 1993, on the last Sunday in May, the wineries belonging to the association Movimento Turismo del Vino open their doors to the public, in so favouring the direct contact with wine lovers. Cantine Aperte has become, with the passing of time a philosophy, a style of travelling and discovery of the Italian wine regions, and
every year there are more and more tourists, who are curious to get to know the wineries and wish to have an experience that is out of the ordinary. Cantine Aperte is a brand owned by the Movimento Turismo del Vino, it is registered and protected by law so as to contrast any abuse or imitation and to guarantee to the consumers quality and professionalism, distinctive traits of the MTV.

To discover which wineries are participating in Cantine Aperte and their individual programs click here

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