Nearly 1000 wineries throughout Italy will be open to visitors during the annual Cantine Aperte – Open Wineries - program on May 30, 2010. Every region of Italy is represented, and in addition to wine tasting, there are numerous special events including traditional food sampling.
From the slopes bordering the Italian Alps all the way to Sicily, you’ll find wineries in Italy open for visits and tastings on Sunday May 30, from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. Cantine Aperte offers a unique opportunity to see where premium Italian wine is produced and to learn about the wineries from the inside. A million wine aficionados are expected to take part in Cantine Aperte, the biggest annual party for Italian wines, and nearly 5000 wine Italian wine labels will be represented.
Sponsored by the Movimento Turismo del Vino, the Italian wine tourism movement, you can find a list of all participating wineries on their website. Their headquarters are in the heart of the wine region of Umbria, Italy. They can be reached by phone at (+39) 075 9889529.