Every weekend from 6 to 22 December will take place in Taurasi the first and only Christmas event dedicated to the world of wine: the "Christmas Wine Fest". It is no coincidence that it is held in the sixteenth-century village of Taurasi from which one of the most famous Italian wines, recognized worldwide, takes its name. The picturesque vineyards and hills of Irpinia will be animated by the spir

From 6 to 22 December: Christmas Wine Fest

From the youngest to the oldest, everyone will be involved in the many activities planned over these three weekends. Wine lovers will be able to discover and buy wines for the festivities, to be combined with Christmas dishes or to be placed under the tree, guided by the precious suggestions of the producers present. Many guests are expected at the event, including the musician Robert Tiso, who will play, world premiere, Taurasi wine, creating extraordinary symphonies through crystal goblets, the Bottari, the ancient percussionists of rural origin, who will create medieval melodies from the beating of barrels, vats and scythes. And then tastings of typical products in combination with wines from wineries, excellent vintages, exhibitions, concerts and the "Talks" area with representatives of the world of wine of national caliber by the MAVV Wine Art Museum in Portici. It will be an epic festival in medieval style with musicians, ancient dances, historical costumes, and feudal knights who will fight under a giant Christmas tree. In the castle and throughout the village will be set up routes along which you can taste typical products, stroll through the vineyards and picturesque alleys of the village, visit the craft shops, sip local wines and admire the cribs of tradition. Inside the halls of the castle there will be events with limited access: themed tastings and talks with experts in the field.

The event is organized by the association Travelers in partnership with Visit Italy, the online guide to Italy, and sponsored by the City of Taurasi.

Here are the dates of the event:
Friday: 6, 13, 20 December from 18:00 to 24:00
Saturday: 7, 14, 21 December from 10:00 a.m. to midnight
Sunday: 8, 15, 22 December from 10:00 a.m. to midnight

Tickets for the Christmas Wine Fest 2019, subject to availability, can be bought here:
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