On the occasion of the Chianti Classico Marathon on Sunday 7 June 2020, in the area that will be crossed by the race, some events are scheduled that feature the excellent products of the area such as wine and oil.
In the municipality of Greve in Chianti it will be a two day opportunity with a detailed program of visits.

Founding city of Cittaslow in 1999

Friday 5 June 2020 “Discovering traditions …”

Arrival in Greve in Chianti in the morning. By means of transport or alternatively a 2 km walk.
12.00 guided tour of the gardens and historic cellars of the Castello di Verrazzano. Typical Tuscan lunch. Guided tour of the Castle gardens and the historic cellars of aging followed by a presentation of a selection of the best wines from organic farming produced on the farm, accompanied by a menu of Tuscan excellences, served in the cellar’s Osteria, as well as Vinsanto del Chianti Classic DOC and taste of Grappa Verrazzano.
The tastings are accompanied by Tuscan PDO ham, wild boar salami, surpassed with lemon zest, finocchiona, crostini with lard from the Val di Greve, tasting of organic extra virgin olive oil “Castello di Verrazzano”, tasting of “Balsamic Verrazzano” on pecorino , pasta with tomato sauce and Chianti herbs, sausages and grilled rosticciana or roast arista with side dishes from the garden, farm dessert, cantuccini and coffee. Duration: about 3 hours. Vegetarian and gluten-free alternative available.

Verrazzano Castle, known as the home of the navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano, who in 1524 discovered the bay of today’s New York and most of the east coast of the current United States. In New York there is the famous bridge (The Verrazzano) suspended between Brooklyn and Staten Island named after him in 1964 in the presence of the then mayor of Greve in Chianti Amerigo Ferruzzi.
The Castello di Verrazzano is currently owned by the Cappellini family who carries on the company’s history and agriculture tradition.
Information and reservations at: +39 360 1094942 and at +39 055 8546299

mail: info@enjoychianti.com by May 8, 2020.

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Saturday 6 June 2020
On the occasion of … “The Perfumes of Lamole”
Event organized by the Municipality of Greve in Chianti.

Arrival in Greve in Chianti in the morning and free visit of the historical center where the traditional weekly market is located (from 7.30 to 12.30).
Visit of the event I PROFUMI DI LAMOLE: tasting of Chianti Classico wines from the producers of the renowned Lamole wine area, typical products and music (see the event program).
Stand opening from 11.00 to 21.00. For those enrolled in the CHIANTI CLASSICO MARATHON, presenting the appropriate voucher, discount on the price of the glass for tasting.
1.00 pm, guided tasting of extra virgin olive oil and food pairings at Pruneti Extragallery (3-course light lunch: appetizer, first course and dessert).
For more than 160 years the Pruneti family has kept the secrets of olive growing: the teaching of grandparents and continuous technological research has given birth to an art that requires inspiration, passion and constant care of the territory to make the final product unique and excellent EVO oil.
The first 10 members will receive a bottle of Chianti Classico wine as a gift.
Reservations at: +39 360 1094942 and at +39 055 8546299

mail: info@enjoychianti.com  by May 8, 2020.