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Grape harvesting festival in Fontanafredda

September is coming and it means that grapes are mature and that the harvesting festival is about to come back. This year it will take place on Saturday 7th September from 12 pm to late night.

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According to the ancient Langhe tradition it will be a convivial moment to share and enjoy quality wine, special food pairings and hospitality, which is particularly important for the Azienda of Serralunga d’Alba, which wants to celebrate this period of the year, characterised by hard work, creativity and all the fundamental efforts of the wine producers.

Walking among the ancient trees in the gardens, which framed the love story of Vittorio Emanuele II, first King of Italy and his “Bella Rosina”, it will be possible to have lunch or dinner with the street food of the local producers and taste the wines produced by 17 different Italian wineries belonging to the Vino Libero & Compagnia Distribution, characterised by the use of intelligent and sustainable agricultural models.

The food and wine kermesse will be framed by the music offered by the Attraverso Festival and Gipo Di Napoli, which will bring funny and happy sounds, in Fortanadredda; their bands will make everyone dance from the happy hour, among the groups that will perform during the event, there will be The Sweet Life Society an overwhelming Turin group with a unique style made of vintage melodies and Caribbean sounds mixed with the beat of pure hip hop made in the USA and the most powerful British bass music. The result is an elegant, refined and surprising mix, where the rich wind session and the guitar blend perfectly on the bases built live with drum machines e sampler, all accompanied by the explosive voice of the two mc Giulietta Passera and Moreno Turi aka Emenél .

And then, after a few years of absence, also Bandakadabra will return to the Grape Harvesting Festival with a surprise guest.

But that’s not all! In fact, during all the day, there will be educational games and activities dedicated to the kids and, obviously, from 6 pm you can assist to the traditional grape stomping!

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