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FRANCIACORTA SUMMER FESTIVAL ON THE ROAD

For 4 months a rich schedule of events.

The start Sunday, May 19 with a day dedicated to Franciacorta Rosé

 La Montina proposes “The Pink side of life”

Franciacorta SUmmer Festival 2019 La Montina

A widespread event in the area, with numerous initiatives including food & wine, sport and nature, art and culture: this is the format of Franciacorta Summer Festival on the road, which will animate the area from May 19th to September 8th. For four months, Franciacorta will welcome tourists and wine lovers with a stimulating range of events and proposals, which will lead them to discover wineries and food producers, art treasures and beautiful landscapes: a pleasant opportunity to spend a relaxing holiday among its hills and Lake Iseo.

The Franciacorta Summer Festival on the road will start on Sunday 19 May, with a day of celebration as a tribute to the Franciacorta Rosé. It will be this type, increasingly appreciated by the general public, the theme of a series of events that will be “covered in pink”.

For the occasion at La Montina “The pink side of life”
An engaging tasting journey, tinged with persuasive pink shades.

Participants will be accompanied on a tour to discover the history of La Montina and the method of production of Franciacorta wines. A journey through the estates between halls, bottles at rest and works of art, as a matter of fact the itinerary provides a visit to the new exhibition of the contemporary art gallery of the winery: A-friche-viaggio nella freschezza dell’incontaminato.

 

At the end of the guided tour of the winery, guests will be able to taste the Rosé wines produced by La Montina, combined with a selection of local products. The first wine offered to guests will be a Franciacorta Rosé Extra Brut, fresh and with a strong character. We will then move on to a wine with a completely different personality, much softer and rounder in its aromas, colors and shades, Franciacorta Rosé Demi Sec.

The visit will start at 3:00 PM and will cost € 20 per person.

Members of sommeliers associations (AIS, FISAR, ONAV, etc) with a  valid card, will be entitled to a discount of 10% applicable to the visit and any purchases at the wine cellar.

For art and history lovers, four historic homes will be exceptionally open, Palazzo Torri and Palazzo Monti della Corte in Nigoline di Corte Franca, Villa Fanti in Bornato and Villa Fassati Barba in Passirano: participants will be offered a glass of Franciacorta Rosé at the end of the guided tours.

Finally, for those who love sport and active life, there will be cycling, walking and quad tours on the hills, boat tours on Lake Iseo, while golfers will be able to play on a 27-hole green. Franciacorta can also be admired from above thanks to flights with ultralight aircraft.

Throughout the period the travel agencies in Franciacorta will offer thematic and customizable tourist packages.
To learn about all the initiatives of the Franciacorta Summer Festival on the road, visit www.franciacorta.net.

To book the visit with tasting “The pink side of life”:
Jessica Giovanessi – comunicazione@lamontina.it – 030 65.32.78
Alberto Botticini – amministrazione@lamontina.it – 030 65.32.78

Download the Festival postcard!