Important dates at Panzano in Chianti

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Vino al Vino wine festival at Panzano

Vino al Vino

Vino al Vino is a wine tasting event that takes place in the main piazza of Panzano in Chianti every year during September, usually during the four days consisting of the third weekend of September and the preceding Thursday and Friday. This is usually one week after the much larger Chianti Classico Wine festival (Rassegna del Chianti Classico) that takes place in nearby Greve in Chianti.

Festa della Stagion Bona

Festa della Stagion Bona costume parade

On 25 April every year – National Liberation Day in Italy – the  “Festa della Stagion Bona” is celebrated in Panzano in Chianti. The festival begins with a parade up the main street of Panzano, via da Verrazzano, with many of the inhabitants dressed in traditional costumes, some as wealthy people, others as peasants, and some are the participants in the open-air play that follows.