A collective toast will also be streamed live on August 10, at 7.30 pm, thus uniting all winemakers and cantine to raise their glasses and cheer up together, though only virtually. All the events will be respectful of social-distancing rules, for which reason most of them will need a reservation beforehand.
All Calici di Stelle's second week events in FVG – From August 9 to August 16
Here's the full list of Calici di Stelle 2020 events in Friuli Venezia Giulia for the second week running. Be sure to save the date if you're interested, and to ask for your reservation because it's mandatory in most of the events.
Beside the scheduled events, many winemakers will host tastings under the stars at their own venues: Borgo Conventi in Farra d'Isonzo (Gorizia), Cantina Puntin in Aquileia (Udine), Elio Vini in Cividale (Udine), Ferrin Paolo in Camino al Tagliamento (Udine), Graunar in San Floriano del Collio (Gorizia), I Magredi in Domanins (Pordenone), Isola Augusta in Palazzolo dello Stella (Udine), Le 2 Torri in Corno di Rosazzo (Udine) and Parovel Vigneti&Oliveti 1898 in San Dorligo della Valle (Trieste).
CALICI DI STELLE NEAR UDINE:
August 9 – Aquileia
In the city of Unesco's World Heritage: Agro Aquileiese's tasting experiences
Aquileia is an ancient city of Roman origin, featuring on Unesco's World Heritage list since 1998 due to its relevant archaeological area and the Patriarchal Basilica, this one being just one of the beautiful scenery for the three-days event. Live music in piazza Capitolo will provide the perfect background for local products&wines' tastings, and interesting Night Tours will bring tourists around the city to enjoy all the historical places: from the Roman burial ground and the Domus, to the Bishop's Palace and the National Museum of Archaeology. All sites will be open by night thanks to Fondazione Aquileia and Polo Museale del Friuli Venezia Giulia. For more infos please call (+39)389.12858620 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 9 – Corno di Rosazzo
Concert, wine tastings and Yellow Dinner at Villa Nachini Cabassi
In the gorgeus 18th century Villa Nachini Cabassi, in the heart of the Colli Orientali (Oriental Hills), an entire night to remember with live music, wine tastings and an unforgettable dinner. Starting at 7 pm in the inner garden Giardino del Pozzo with a concert featuring 17th century composer Georg P. Telemann’s music: Giampaolo Pretto will play the flute, while Massimo Somaglino will recite selected poems and short stories. The attendance to the performance is free but reservation is mandatory. Meanwhile in another garden, Giardino del Morar, the Corno di Rosazzo’s Winemakers Association will be introducing their sparkling, red and white wines (from 7 pm up to 10 pm). From 8.30 pm, the restaurant inside the Villa will host a yellow-themed dinner, matched with local wines such as Ribolla Gialla. Both the wine tastings and the dinner are upon paid admission and reservation is mandatory. From 7 pm to 11.30 pm. For more infos please call (+39)0432.753568 or send an email to: email@example.com.
August 10 – Bertiolo
An open air tasting event in the town's central piazza della Seta
During the night local products will be paired with local wines, with live music and DJ-sets as a background. From 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm, for more infos please call (+39)0432.914014 or go to the website www.bertiolo.com.
August 13 – Camino al Tagliamento
Tasting night with local winemakers Ferrin, Forchir and Sbaiz
In the beautiful palace known as Casa Liani, typical delicacies cooked by Al Molino di Glaunicco restaurant will be paired with the three local producers' most renowned wines, with live music in the background. From 8 pm, for more infos please call (+39) 0432.919000.
August 13 – Latisana
Tastings between flavours and nature, from Piazza Indipendenza to Gaspari Park
The spectacular Park Gaspari will be the perfect location for a romantic night, surrounded by nature and delighted by local wines and delicacies, just a few minutes away from Tagliamento river. All shops in Latisana's central squares will be open as well. For more infos, please call the local association Pro Latisana (+39) 0431521550, or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
August 13 – Trivignano Udinese
Dinner and wine tastings at La Corte dei Vizi restaurant
At La Corte dei Vizi, near one of Italy’s most beautiful hamlets, Clauiano, guests can not only taste extraordinary dishes, but can also stay overnight and relax in the estate’s nice surroundings. For Calici di Stelle 2020, the restaurant created a special menu, pairing the courses (including the delicacy D’Osvaldo ham and the typical gnocchi di susine, or plum dumplings) with local producers’ wines: Borgo Claudius, Foffani, Ariis, Sturm, Isidoro Polencic and Rosa Bosco, most of them from the famed Collio area. From 8 pm, reservation is mandatory. For more infos please call (+39)351.6117196 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALICI DI STELLE NEAR PORDENONE:
August 10 – Casarsa della Delizia
Burovich Palace: A meeting between theatre and Filari di Bolle 2020's sparkling wines
Dino Persello, along with musician Pasqualino Petris (accordion) will play their show “Parole e Musica. Lungo la Strada del Vino e dei Sapori del Friuli Venezia Giulia” (Words and music, along FVG wine and tastes' road) in the breathtaking scenery of Palazzo Burovich de Zmajevich's ancient orchard. Meanwhile, sommeliers from AIS Friuli Venezia Giulia will introduce the sparkling wines that won Filari di Bolle 2020 competition. More events in Casarsa here. In collaboration with the association Proloco Casarsa. From 9 pm, for more infos and reservations please call (+39)0434.871031 or send an email to: email@example.com.
CALICI DI STELLE NEAR GORIZIA:
August 10 – Gradisca d’Isonzo
Tastings and live music in Piazza Unità
Local winemakers and farmers will showcase their products at the many stalls set up in Piazza Unità and nearby. Visitors will be able to taste both local wines and food, while listening to the Sarahband &Sound Brass Ensemble performing for “Concerti sotto le stelle” (Concerts under the stars), a series of summer events in Gradisca. In collaboration with Proloco Gradisca. From 7 pm, reservation is mandatory. For more infos please (+39)0481.960624 or (+39)338.3968204 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 13 – Cormons
Excellence tastings in the heart of Collio
A night full of events in the streets of Cormons, promoted by the municipality. Tastings of the celebrated Collio hills' wines will light up the night. And all around the area there's so much to see, as we already saw in our blog. From 8 pm to 11 pm, for more infos please call (+39)0481.630371 or send an email to: email@example.com.