A big party in Montepulciano, from 7 to 9 October, to celebrate 50 years since the first recognition in Italy of a wine of Denomination of Origin, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The Consorzio del Vino Nobile, in collaboration with the Foundation Qualivita, wanted to create an event to relive the important phases of this period during which the name has grown to become one of the best known and appreciated Italian wines in the world. He will do it for the public, with various activities in Montepulciano for the whole weekend. Will do it for the press and for all people who wish to participate on 8 October, in the morning, at the Teatro Poliziano first and then moving to Fortezza, which will be inaugurated the new headquarters of the Consortium restored precisely with the contribution of producers including, the office areas, the avveneristica enoliteca which will host not only all the wines produced in Montepulciano, but also the typical products of the territory quality. “An event that we wanted to accomplish thinking of all citizens, but also to all those who not only Montepulciano, but in Italy, have helped to raise the quality of wine from then – says the president of the Consortium, Andrea Natalini – and then we hope that all who wish may take part. “
The program. Throughout the week 3 to 9 October Montepulciano will be celebrating its designation. Starting from the cellars of the territory for the occasion will organize wine tasting tours for visitors retracing the history of the wine. The Enoliteca of the consortium, the new home of the Fortress opened for the first time for the event, from 13 to 17 every day will welcome visitors with free tastings. The restaurants of Montepulciano instead will offer themed menus with combinations to the Vino Nobile in honor of 50 years of Doc. Even the windows are all festively decorated.
On October 7, a day reserved for the press and with a tasting of old vintages. The real public party will instead Saturday, October 8, starting at 9:30 am at the Teatro Poliziano with a talk show and celebratory to follow at 12.30, with the inauguration of the new headquarters of the Consortium and dell’Enoliteca. At 16.30, always at the Fortezza, a free concert by Omar Pedrini, former lead singer of Fear.