May: Events In & Out of the Town.
Florence Cocktail Week
Untill Sun 6 21 selected Cocktail Bars with 4 cocktails specially made for the event. Sun 6 Final Contest in Sala Vanni (piazza del Carmine) at 4pm with the 6 finalists of the event and the Young Talent Contest under 25. Several events scheduled, consult them on page 39.
La Città dei Bambini
various location - www.firenzebambini.it
From Fri 4 to Sun 6 in many symbolic places of the city children become protagonists with workshops and themed events. The theme of this edition is ingenuity.
Fortezza da Basso - viale Strozzi 1 - 9.30am to 7pm - www.florencecreativity.it
From Thu 10 to Sat 12 Event dedicated to the manual arts and women's hobby, now in its 10th edition with a refined list of exhibitors including fabrics, yarns, creative sewing, home decor and much more.
Artigianato e Palazzo
Giardino Corsini - via della Scala 115 - 055 2654588 - at 10am-8pm - entry on free offer from 8 euro, from 12 to 18 yo 6 euro - www.artigianatoepalazzo.it
From Thu 17 to Sun 20 Four days of Italian and international craftsmanship with a hundred new selected master craftsmen. Designers, restorers, embroiderers, manufacturers of terracotta, exponents of inlaying the hard stones and the art of bronze, ceramics, leather processing, etc. Exhibition dedicated to the iconic Richard Ginori porcelain manufacturing brand.
Un Mare di Gusto
San Vincenzo (LI) - www.unmaredigusto.it
Sat 19, Sun 20 Traditional party dedicated to the Palamita and the blue fish. The year’s theme are the flowers that, along with the fish, characterize the events. Street Food and side events in the historic center.
Medioevo a Malmantile
Malmantile, Lastra a Signa - free entry - www.festamedioevalemalmantile.it
Sat 26, Sun 27, Sat 2 and Sun 3 June A dive into the Middle Ages between the walls of the Castle of Malamantile with the XXV edition. Here you can dive into the life of the era with duels, storytellers, falconers, historical parades and the Palio delle Contrade where the districts of the town compete. Events for children with puppets, workshops and treasure hunt.
Le Delizie di Leonardo
Villa Olmi Resort - via del Crocifisso del Lume 18, Firenze - 055 6337710 - guided tasting and dinner 30 euro on reservation at email@example.com, only buffet dinner 25 euro
Thu 17 Discovering the Vermentini di Toscana with the food and wine critic of the Gambero Rosso Leonardo Romanelli. First guided tasting, followed by a buffet dinner.
I Vini della Costa
Real Collegio, Lucca - press from 10am to 5pm, audience from 11.30am to 8.30pm - ticket 23 euro, two days ticket 37 euro - www.antepimavini.com
Sat 5, Sun 6 Annual review of winemakers from the provinces of the Tuscan coast with over 600 tasting labels.
Una Hotel for Wine Lovers
Viale Bernardini ex Viale Colombo 335/337, Lido di Camaiore - Sun 11.30am to 7pm, Mon 11.30am to 6.30pm - 25 euro, red 20 - www.vinidautore.info
Sun 20, Mon 21 VI edition of Vini d'Autore - Terre d'Italia, 80 protagonists at the tasting tables, coming from all regions with over 400 wines representing famous and lesser-known territories.
Il Chianti di Montespertoli
Piazza del Popolo, Montespertoli - www.mostradelchianti.it
From Sat 26 to Sun 3 June, Meetings, concerts, shows and shows where in addition to the main stage are the pavilions for tastings. About 50 subjects involved between companies and associations.
Radda nel Bicchiere
Radda in Chianti (SI) - www.raddanelbicchiere.net
Sat 26, Sun 27 The small town for a weekend becomes a wine amusement park with about thirty companies scattered in the streets of the historic center for a party dedicated to the main product of the territory.
Sat 26, Sun 27 Initiative that allows you to taste the wine directly in the cellars of the producers, discover the territory and the curiosities. There are 100 companies that open their doors to wine lovers. The areas concerned are Arezzo, Florence, Grosseto, Lucca, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. Discover the participating wineries on the website.
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II - Pontassieve - www.toscanellodoro.org
From Wed 30 to Sun 3 June, Five days dedicated to wine to the territory and local culture. Cultural and entertainment initiatives as well as tastings guided by producers with over 15 companies from Valdisieve.
Run & Wine
Piazza della Madonna della Neve - start at 8pm - registration 15 euro, carers 10 euro - www.runandwine.it
Thu 31 Event dedicated to Runners and Walkers that runs through the most beautiful areas of the city. At the end of the race tasting of Santa Cristina wines.