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On Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, in Pianella (Castelnuovo Berardenga) “I nostalgici dell’Aia” is organizing a commemoration of the threshing of the wheat.
Threshing machines from the era will reenact the threshing. There will also be an exhibition of means and equipment from the past and animal transport of the wheat to the threshing machine.
“I Nostalgici dell’Aia” was organized by a group trying not to forget past customs of the Chianti farm culture while having a good time.
Saturday evening will feature a typical “threshing” dinner and dancing with the orchestra, “I Nuovi Jolly”. Sunday will highlight entertainment by the “Gruppo Folcloristico” and dinner with an a’ la carte menù.
There will also be a tour of the town and neighboring countryside on vintage tractors and a playground for children.
On Sunday a prize will be awarded to the man and woman best dressed in vintage farm garb. Farm clothing is appreciated.
For information and reservations: Marco 335380380 / Moira 3339515273 / www.inostalgicidellaia.it.