Franciacorta, DOCG Franciacorta Wine Road
Franciacorta is a journey into the world of Franciacorta Brut, Franciacorta Saten and all those pearls of Franciacorta Wine Road. Tasty routes on 1st and 2nd of May, 2010.
Bear the names of various types that routes, on 1st and 2nd of May 2010, will lead the tourists to the discovery of the truest and unknown Franciacorta soul, extraordinarily area suited to viticulture, which identifies with his most valuable product, the Franciacorta DOCG, the Italian king of bubbles. Not only prestigious wines and wineries in history and spectacular architecture, but also from the enchanting old towns, ancient abbeys and sanctuaries, unspoiled nature, delicious food, tasty and wholesome niche products made by skilled artisans, warm hospitality in elegant hotels, comfortable farmhouse, sumptuous villas and historic houses. Here's the schedule: Route 1 - Franciacorta Brut, Route 2 - Franciacorta Saten, Route 3 - Franciacorta Rosé, Route 4 - Franciacorta Pas Dosé. And the wine for which they are entitled will be the blend of wine and foods. Each route will touch 5 or 6 Franciacorta cellars, where there will be guided tours with tastings of Franciacorta of the type of itinerary in which they are, accompanied by Grana Padano and typical products: many of them will host special events. Another step will be the sites of taste: the Franciacorta wine shops where you will taste other local produce, a bakery offering their sweets for a morning or afternoon break, a producer of salami, a distillery where you create the traditional Grappa di Franciacorta (both tours guided with tasting of their products).Finally, the places of art and history, with guided tours in the historic center of the most picturesque villages Franciacorta (from Rovato in Iseo) and places of historic and artistic interest, such as abbeys, stately homes, shrines, as the fifteenth Maglio Averoldi of Ome still fully functional. For information: Association Franciacorta Wine Road, in G. Verdi, 53 - 25030 Erbusco (BS) - Italy - Phone +39 030 7760870 - Fax +39 030 7768539, web: www.stradadelfranciacorta.it