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Three days dedicated to the Chianti Classico, with wine as a focus, and much more besides.
Pentecoste in Castellina – the traditional event in Castellina in Chianti, organized by the wine producers of Castellina – will be back this year from 7th to 9th June.
It starts on Friday 7th June with the highly anticipated “A cena con il Classico” (“Dinner with the Classico”): from 8pm dinner in Via delle Volte, the town’s Medieval walkway, dishes paired with the best Castellina Chianti Classico wines.
Dinner is prepared by the restaurant “Albergaccio di Castellina” – only by reservation. For reservations contact the Tourist Office of Castellina in Chianti 0577741392, [email protected].
On Saturday 8th June the wine tasting starts: from 3pm to 8pm, in via delle Volte, wine tasting with the producers of Chianti Classico from Castellina in Chianti.
In the afternoon Chianti Classico Trail, a running race along Castellina’s country road organized by Mens Sana from Siena; from 9pm to 11pm a special opening of the Archaeological Museum of the Chianti Senese, free entrance.
At 9.30pm, in the church of the Santissimo Salvatore, concert featuring the historic orchestra of the Castellina in Chianti Philharmonic.
Sunday 9th June: from 3pm to 8pm wine tasting in via delle Volte with the wine producers of Chianti Classico from Castellina in Chianti.
From 4.30pm local brass bands organized by the historic orchestra of the Castellina in Chianti Philharmonic. From 9am to 8pm craft markets.