The wonders of the autumn harvest season will be celebrated the entire month of October in Trentino with the tasting event “DiVin October“. Every weekend of October will be booked with various tasting events located throughout the province of Trento.
Strolling through the ever-changing colors of the vineyards in autumn, sipping a glass of red wine accompanied by the crackling sounds of the first fires, enjoy a warm meal and the unmistakable flavor of roasted chestnuts.
The 15th edition of the DiVin October is back again every weekend of October and includes everything from trekking to pumpkin festivals. Every town involved will be able to show off its unique contribution to the local and national territory. From food products such as wine, pumpkins, chestnuts, radicchio, corn, and potatoes, and other events that will let visitors discover the secrets of winemaking and tasting.
The First Weekend: October 2-4
Beginning on Friday, October 2 to Sunday, October 4 at 10.00, with Un Inkino in autumn in the hills of Trento with a guided tour of the cellar, a walk and a picnic among the vineyards. This event will repeat each weekend throughout the month.
On Saturday, October 3, in Cavedine, in the Valle dei Laghi starting at 10.30, Il ciclo della vite/vita takes place. A day discovering the various production phases of the vine that begins with a beekeeping tour followed by a visit to the vineyard with tasting, lunch in the farmhouse, and finishing off the afternoon in the distillery. This event will be repeated on Saturday 10 and Saturday 17 October.
In Ala, on Saturday and Sunday, October 3/4, from 9.00 to 18.00, the October Enotour program is scheduled, a “multisensory” itinerary with wine tasting among the vineyards and local products. The event repeats every weekend in October.
A real dive into the traditions of Alpe Cimbra with Herbsttorgelen Zimbar, scheduled for Sunday, October 4, from 10.00 in Luserna: food and wine trekking to discover the delicacies of local cuisine. In Valle di Cembra, again on Sunday, October 4, starting at 4.00 pm in Altavalle there’s Musica & Gusto, a musical aperitif dedicated to local food and wine excellences.
The Second Weekend: October 9-11
The second weekend of October is in Marzemino with La Vigna Excellent. Isera is scheduled for Sunday, October 11 with a special day in the “City of Wine” to experience this typical red wine that has been able to express itself at its best in this area. In addition to tastings and Marzemino themed menus, the day includes the award ceremony of the La Vigna Excellent competition, the first and only one in Italy and Europe that rewards, not the best wine but the most refined grape variety and the farmer who cultivated it.
The Third Weekend: October 15-17
The third weekend is dedicated to Müller Thurgau, a typical vine of the Cembra Valley, with the XXXIII Müller Thurgau: Mountain Wine Festival, scheduled from Thursday, October 15 to Saturday the 17th in Trento at Palazzo Roccabruna-Enoteca Provinciale del Trentino which will offer more than 50 labels of wines nominated for the Müller Thurgau International Wine Competition.
On Friday, October 16, from 6.00 pm, a special aperitif is scheduled in the cellar in the hills of Martignano di Trento with Coralli and Bollicine. This event celebrates a card game invented by Trentino women.
Saturday, October 17, is Caneve en festa, dinner through the streets of the village of Cembra Lisignago experiencing local flavors and knowledge.
The Fourth Weekend: October 24-25
Beginning at 6 pm on October 24-25, it’s time for an aperitif with autumn flavors of local specialties in Val Sugana’s Roncegno Terme.
Alternatively, you can choose to participate in the Sagra della Ciuìga in San Lorenzo Dorsino, where this particular Slow Food Presidium cured meat will be celebrated, obtained from the encounter between pork and white turnips in the setting of one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in Italy”. An arts and crafts market with local specialties, music, and lots of tastings too!
The Fifth Weekend: October 31-November 1
In addition to the second weekend of the Ciuìga Festival, scheduled for Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1, the last weekend of October gives wine lovers an appointment with Reboro. Territorio & Passione. Scheduled for October 31 in Valle dei Laghi, this event is dedicated to a special wine- the result of a project shared between some local wineries.
Plus, Every Saturday in October …
Every Saturday in October, from 9.30 onwards, Taste & Bike is a day to discover the food and wine side of Vallagarina, between Rovereto, Mori, Isera and Nogaredo. The tour, which includes a cooking workshop, lunch, and various tastings, includes stops in different wineries of the Trentino Wine and Flavors Road, which can be reached by e-bike or, if you prefer, by car.
DiVin Ottobre is part of the calendar of wine events called #trentinowinefest. During the events, it will also be possible to taste La Trentina local apples.
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