Thursday, October 25, 2012

Biennale Enogastronomica:16 Days of Food and Wine Events in Florence

Starting on November 3rd  in Florence, the Biennale Enogastronomica will bring special events, performances, food shows, tastings and markets to  celebrate the region’s fine foods and wines. The event will take place throughout the city: in 90 restaurants, specialty shops, city squares and historic buildings. There will also be guided tours to highlight the most famous culinary venues in town.

Sommeliers will lead a series of wine events including tastings of Brunello; a special presentation dedicated to older vintage wines and their history; the Florence Wine Event – which will focus on local organic wineries, God Save the Wine - an international encounter with wines from 9 countries. There will also be a tasting event in honor of Lambrusco, Emilia Romagna’s famous wine, where funds will be collected for the earthquake solidarity campaign.

Featured products will be gelato, bakery goods and dessert wines, artisan beers, extra virgin olive oil, local gastronomic specialties, and much more. 
The full calendar promises to make November a great month to be in Florence. For details consult the official website:

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