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In the accompanying photos, shot by our talented Antonio Taddei, you can feel some of the beautiful atmosphere evident on Sunday, April 23, during the 2017 edition of the New Vintage Collection in Mercatale Val di Pesa.

The town festival was a big success, simple and cared for in every detail. Associations, retailers, townspeople and youth attended in large numbers.

Many arrived in Mercatale to enjoy a pleasant afternoon in this Chianti town which was proposing the second edition of a now yearly event.

The Vintage Collection is a spinoff of the old “Festa dei Confetti”, which represented a springtime appointment in the town for years.

The event was created with class, creativity and inventiveness: visitors appreciated exhibitors of every type of vintage object, swing dancers, vintage cars and motorbikes and young people dressed in 50s garb.

Some seemed taken right out of a wedding. Brides were dressed like their mothers and grandmothers. It was a very emotional experience.