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Festa dell’Uva di Soave (Verona)
September 13 - September 15
From September 13, 2019 back in Soave one of the most characteristic events: Festa dell’Uva di Soave, which means “Feast of the Grape”.
From Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September, the oldest grape festival in Italy returns to Soave. Now in its 91st edition, the Grape Festival provides a rich program of events related to grapes, wine and local gastronomy.
It was born in 1929 as the first Italian manifestation which celebrates in particular the so called “Garganega”: the precious white grape cultivated on the hills of Soave DOC. Historical reconstructions, promotions of typical products, first of all the excellent wine, antiques and craft markets, photographic and artistic exhibitions and music are just some of the highlights of the festival.
The program is intense and varied, in the name of culture and tradition, with pictorial exhibitions and kaleidoscopes of art, music, photography, folklore and food and wine in two major food and wine areas: the Island of Taste in Piazza Foro Boario and the Piazzetta del Soave in Piazza Mercato dei Grani. To close the party, on Sunday evening a fascinating fireworks display that will set fire to the castle and the nearby vineyards, creating a unique atmosphere for all visitors.