Music, cellars and wine: Melodia del Vino is back!

From June 26 to July 6, 5 designer cellars and 1 historic villa will host 6 classical music performances combined with wine tastings. The Festival is a musical journey through Florence, Grosseto, Siena and Livorno, stopping at the most suggestive wineries in the region: Cantina del Chianti Classico Antinori  (Florence), Tenuta Rocca di Frassinello (Grosseto), Tenuta Rocca di Montemassi (Grosseto), Castello Banfi (Siena) and Petra (Livorno) and for the first time Villa S. Martino in Portoferraio as part of the activities dedicated to the bicentennial of Napoleon Bonaparte in the Elba Island.

Castello Banfi [Photo credits: Melodia del Vino]
Castello Banfi [Photo credits: Melodia del Vino]
The main stars of this edition are the french Mark Laforet -current director of the show who will be performing at the piano- and Sergey Krylov, one of the most famous violinists in the world. Melodia del Vino is directed by Marc Laforet and Michel Gotlib: the same directors of the French Festival "Grands Crus Musicaux" that is held every year the region of Bordeaux. It represents the historic friendship between France and Italy, joined by those values ​​of culture, art and conviviality, which are at the heart of the event.
Cantina Antinori [Photo credits: Melodia del Vino]
Cantina Antinori [Photo credits: Melodia del Vino]
All concerts will start at 7:00 pm. You can access the locations starting from 6:30 pm. Before each performance there will be an aperitivo with wine tastings organized by the cellar hosting the show.
Villa San Martino [Photo credits: Alexandra Gomez]
Villa San Martino [Photo credits: Alexandra Gomez]
Melodia del Vino 2014 programme June 26: Antinori cellar – Bargino, Firenze Violin: Sergej KRYLOV – Russia Piano: Marc LAFORET – France June 28: Petra cellar– Suvereto, Livorno Orchestra dei Musici di Parma – Italy Alessandro Quarta Jazz Trio – Italy July 1st: Banfi castle – Castello Poggio alle Mura – Montalcino, Siena Piano: François – Joël THIOLLIER – France/USA July 3: Rocca di Montemassi estate– Roccastrada, Grosseto Piano: Wenjiao WANG – China July 5: Rocca di Frassinello estate– Gavorrano, Grosseto Violin: Nemanja RADULOVIC – Serbia Piano: Susan MANOFF – France July 6: Villa S. Martino – Portoferraio, Livorno Marc Laforet - France More info about Melodia del Vino Check this infos about prices and tickets See you there!
Piano concert at Tenuta Rocca di Frassinello [Photo credits: Melodia del Vino]
Piano concert at Tenuta Rocca di Frassinello [Photo credits: Melodia del Vino]