Saturday, April 24, 2010

May 2010-Wine Month in My Campania

Campania has dedicated an entire month  to the wine world with events in historical locations, appointments in cantinas, and wine tastings. A month of exciting events  cross-linking wine, art, design and luxury. From the Isola Verde of Ischia to verde Irpinia, passing through the city of Naples and Caserta Palace, all the way to the archaeological site of Pompeii. A whirlwind schedule of events are planned to celebrate good wines from my Campania. The calendar, sponsored by the Assessorato all’Agricoltura di Regione Campania,  from 6 May to 8 June  stars i Consorzi di Tutela, the Strade del Vino, and the many associations involved in the promotion and enhancement of the winemaking world, including the Movimento Turismo del Vinoa and la delegazione campana Donne del Vino will close with a grand gala at Città del Gusto Napoli. The heart of Wine Month is VitignoItalia held in Naples, Castel dell 'Ovo, May 16 to 18 with over 300 wineries from across Italy on hand for a wine show, B2B meetings, tastings and workshops.

The Calendar:

May 6: Presentation of Cantine Aperte. Prepared by the Movimento Turismo del Vino della Campania.
La Feltrinelli, Piazza dei Martiri.

May 7 to 9: Ischia, Marathon del gusto. By the Strade del Vino Ischia

May 12 to 15: Wine & theCity
Naples, various locations.

May 14: I Vini dei Vulcani,  
National Library of Naples, Palazzo Reale
Organized by the Consortium Campi Flegrei.

May 16 to 18: VitignoItalia
Castel Ovo.

May 16 to 18: un Tuffo nel Vino, an art event organized by the Associazione ArteNapolidaMangiare.
Sala Posillipo di Castel dell’Ovo.

May 22 to 23: The diverse wines of Sannio. Organized  by Consorzio Tutela Vini Samnium.

8-15-22-29 May Salerno, “Tra vino e divino. Per chiese e castelli”. Presented by the Enoteca Provinciale di Salerno.

15-16 and May 22 to 23: Pompeii, The great night of wine. By the Strade del Vino Vesuvius.

May 24: BiodiVino, selection of organic wines from Campania

May 29: Caserta, Wines of the palace. Royal Palace of Caserta by the Consorzio di tutela dei vini Falerno, Asprinio e Galluccio.

29 and May 30: Cantine Aperte- Movimento Turismo di Vino in Campania. Saturday 29, prologue at the Castel dell 'Ovo, Sunday 30th-tour in the cellars of the five provinces.

5and 6June: Preview Irpinia. Edited by the Consorzio Tutela Vini d'Irpinia.

June 8: Sorsi di Luna , Città del Gusto Napoli . Event organized by the Donnel del Vino, Campania delegation.

WIne Month is organized by Assessorato regionale all’Agricoltura


  1. Karen:

    This all sounds great - hoping I can sneak over to Campania soon!