The Franciacorta Festival, 2022 edition, will take place on September 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th. Save the date!
The Festival is one of the most important events in the Franciacorta wine-making area, it takes place at the end of the summer season after the harvest.
This year it will be held on September 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th.
During those two weekends, you will be able to enjoy a lot of activities organized by wineries, sports associations, and by the Franciacorta Consortium; here below you can find examples of the events available only on the occasion of the Festival Franciacorta, where Franciacorta sparkling wine and territory have a leading role.
The Franciacorta Consortium-associated wineries open their doors for visits and wine tasting , moreover, they organize unique events in the cellars such as:
– walking in the vineyards with the oenologist to discover plant diversity and processing methods;
– aperitif in the vineyards;
– vintage wine tasting;
– “à la volèe” disgorging;
The wineries also offer perfect special pairings of Franciacorta wines and traditional local dishes like the “spiedo” of Gussago (a product with “local denomination”), fish of the Lake Iseo, the typical salami and cheese of Brescia Province selected among the top quality producers. Other companies, instead offer unconventional food pairings like pizza or hamburger gourmet.
For the most sporty guests, local associations organize panoramic mountain bike itineraries along secondary roads to discover the real Franciacorta (in the woods of Calino or on Monte Orfano) or hiking sessions with nordic walking technique.
For the foodies, local restaurants prepare a special menu meant to celebrate the excellences of the territory and their pairing with bubbles.
You can find the complete list of all activities on “the Strada del Franciacorta association” website.
This year for the Franciacorta Festival weekends we have arranged for you a shared wine tour available on Saturday, September 10th and 17th. Take the chance to discover the beauty of Franciacorta, sharing the experiences with a small group of people interested in the same lovely subjects: food and wine! Our wine tour leader will be glad to assist you for the day, telling you the most interesting secrets about Franciacorta in joyful atmosphere.
The package includes:
Price per person € 225
7 spots available per date
If you would like we can add overnight in Franciacorta area or by the lake Iseo