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The 2019 edition of the Chianti Classico Collection (26th edition), organised by the Consorzio Chianti Classico, has got some big news: for the first time the “Collection” will open its doors to private consumers.
All the fans of the Chianti Classico can now take part in this exclusive event that best represents the wines of the Chianti Classico Collection.
197 companies will be present, with about 800 wines offered for tasting. With these numbers, the Chianti Classico Collection exhibits its wines to insiders, who every year go to the Stazione Leopolda in Florence to take part in this unmissable event.
Over 230 international journalists from 30 different countries will meet in Florence for the “Collection”.
On Monday 11th February something like 2.000 professionals in the wine sector will also take part in the event at the Leopolda. Registrations were opened a few days ago by the organiser Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico.
On the other hand, the afternoon of February 12th – from 2.30pm to 7.30pm – is dedicated to the general public, which will be able to enjoy one of the largest and most precious wine collections in the world.
At the Leopolda it will also be possible to taste over 20 DOP Chianti Classico olive oils.
In order to participate in the event, pre-registration is necessary, both for people in the trade and for the general public, on the www.chianticlassicocollection.it website.
Entrance ticket to the public: 40 Euro – Sommeliers and wine tasters of the main national associations get a 50% discount.