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Taste: the Food & Wine event made by Pitti

Pitti Taste event in FlorenceFrom March 8th to 10th in Florence, the Pitti event dedicated to Taste.

Back in Florence, at the Stazione Leopolda, the glamorous event dedicated to excellence in food and wine markets, now in its ninth edition.

Visiting Taste you will have the opportunity to meet the best international players of gastronomy, 300 companies of excellence in the industry and participate in wine tastings and special events dedicated to food lifestyle.

4 areas and a rich menu of events:

  • Taste Tour: where you can taste the products presented by the companies, to experience the Italian gastronomic richness;
  • Taste Tools: an area dedicated to food and kitchen design, chef’s tools and non-professionals tools;
  • Taste Shop: the shop of exclusive foods – with more than 1,700 products – where you could buy the products exposed and tasted;
  • Taste Taste Ring & Events: the cultural-gastronomic arena orchestrated by Davide Paolini, the event patron, where you can assist in discussions and meetings with leading figures in the world of food; but also exhibitions, book presentations, cooking competitions …

The event is open to professionals and the general public.

Saturdays and Sundays from 13.30 to 19.30 .
Monday from 9.30 to 16.30 .
Entrance ticket: 15€ per day (10€ for operators, after registration).
Children under 10 years are free.

If you need more information about Pitti or about Florence, please visit our Travel Guide about Florence.

Wine Town Firenze 2010: the 1st Intl. Fair dedicated to high-quality Wines

Florence, the heart of Renaissance, is also one of the nine world capitals of wine, and this year it will host the first edition of WineTown Firenze, an international fair of the highest quality wines, which will take place from 30th September to 3rd October 2010.

A great appointment with the best Italian and international wines for enjoying the flavors of traditions, territory, culture and life style that create such a magic potion called “wine”.

The event, promoted by the City of Florence and the Wine Town Committee,

How to Taste a good Tuscan Wine? Wine Tasting and Wine Tours in Florence

Would you like to taste a delicious Tuscan wine?

Tuscan and Florentine wines are renowned all over the world, thanks to the green areas surrounding Florence which have been producing wine for centuries.

Tuscany is one of the most stunning and culturally lively wine region in the world: it is a perfect scenery for discovering new different tastes and smelling the fragrances of red and white Tuscan wines.

Tuscan landscape is made of green rolling hills where ageless villages and ancient towns seem to be untouched by time. Here, in the neighborhood of Florence, it is very easy to find many wine houses, from tiny family-run farms to huge wineries owned by coops.

Producing wines in Tuscany represents a very ancient tradition which anyway keeps on being in step with the times, introducing new techniques and innovations. One of the most famous wine-producing area in Tuscany is the Chianti region, a landscape which seems to be painted on a canvas: woods, olive groves, vineyards, country roads, farmhouses, typical villas and castles of rare beauty.

Here it is possible to have a Wine Tour with an expert guide who will let you discover and taste some of the finest wines in the world, such as Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino,