May: Events In & Out of the Town.
Florence Cocktail Week
various places - complete program on florencecocktailweek.it
From Mon 6 to Sun 12 Florence becomes the capital of Mixology. 30 bars challenge each other with shakers and make dedicated cocktail lists with special attention for the Negroni. Sun 12 Final Ceremony at the Fabbricato Viaggiatori (Central Station).
Fortezza da Basso - viale Strozzi - 9.30am-7pm - www.florencecreativity.it
From Thu 9 to Sat 11, an event dedicated to the manual arts, hobbies and DIY with many leading exhibitors of the sector, along with a rich calendar of courses and demonstrations.
Artigianato & Palazzo
Giardino Corsini - via della Scala 115 - 10 am-8pm - free entry - www.artigianatoepalazzo.it
From Thu 16 to Sun 19 High handicraft market show with over 100 Italian and foreign artisans. The artisans repropose live and reveal the secrets of the handmade and bring to the knowledge the values of the choice of unique-original raw materials and of the attention to details that make each artifact a unique work of art.
Malmantile, Lastra a Signa - free entry - www.festamedioevalemalmantile.it
Sat 25 and Sun 26 Among the ancient walls of the Castle, enchanting ladies, brave knights, musicians and brave archers live again. Two weekends where stories, crafts and food and wine traditions of the Tuscan Middle Ages are revived.
A Sea of Taste
San Vincenzo - calendar on www.unmaredigusto.it
Sat 18 e Sun 19 traditional event dedicated to the Palamita and the blue fish of the Etruscan coast. A splendid showcase for the territory and the municipality of San Vincenzo, as well as an important high level gastronomic feast.
Scansano (Gr) - info and registration on www.consorziomorellino.it
Mon 13 A unique opportunity to deepen one's knowledge of Morellino di Scansano through tastings and moments of confrontation with the producers present. To complete the journey to discover the denomination, two masterclasses with limited places with Filippo Bartolotta.
Lido di Camaiore (LU) - A Versilia Experience Lido - viale Sergio Bernardini ex Viale Colombo - www.vinidautore.info
Sun 19 and Mon 20 The protagonists are 80 producers from almost all the regions ready to tell the story of the company and the new productions through over 400 wines for tasting.
participating wineries www.mtvtoscana.com
Sat 25 and Sun 26 the Tuscan Wine Tourism Movement is organizing Open Cellars for the 27th year, where member wineries open their doors to the public, favoring direct contact with wine lovers.
Paradu Eco Resort - Loc. Paradù 383 / B - Castagneto Carducci (Li) - 0565 7785 - email@example.com - www.paraduresort.com
In Donoratico, an Eco Park by the sea, nestled in the ancient pine forest, where you are staying in a wooden chalet, you will soon reach the private beach, discover a swimming pool by the sea, have dinner with your feet in the sand, taste the enological marvels of Bolgheri in a wine shop of the same name.