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Chianti Classico wine capital: Greve last day of Expo

The entire program of a day to live and enjoy to the full

Chianti Classico, between stands around the Expo: "The 2015? It will be a very good year"

"Guest unanimous: "Ripe grapes and perfect . The year seems destined to be really outstanding

The Director General of the Chianti Classico Consortium visiting the Expo: "Quality wine outstanding"

Giuseppe Liberatore: "We are at an extraordinary average level. The 2015? It looks like a vintage fabulous"

Expo Chianti Classico 2015: ribbon cutting the banner of unity

Present the mayors of Chianti, two regional councilors, the president of the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico

Expo Chianti Classico: start at 17. The Gazzettino update the official website

The editors of the online newspaper of Chianti working on www.expochianticlassico.com

The Black Rooster sings Expo, one large window in Greve in Chianti

More than 60 companies showcasing 10 to 13 September in Piazza Matteotti

Expo Chianti Classico number 45 : Greve become the cradle of the great Renaissance wine

The exhibition in 2014 in just four days was stormed by about 15 thousand wine tourists

The "men who do things" by Luca Carfagna: icon Expo Greve

The artist of Panzano in Chianti and its stylized human figures on jute: "Energetic and ironic"

"The Chianti Classico flies . We're almost to pre-crisis levels"

The analysis of the director of the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico on the eve of the 45th Expo

What news! In 2016 stage of the Tour of Italy in the Chianti Classico

A time trial 40 km starting from Radda and arrival in Greve in Chianti

Chianti Classico: "The year? Prospects ok, but the accounts are made at the end of September"

On the eve of the Expo, the winemaker Dario Parenti makes predictions: "The Docg? I see it in great recovery"

Expo Chianti Classico, Remaschi : "Product quality the winning"

The regional minister for agriculture: "A showcase of great importance for all producers"

Waiting for 45th Edition "Chianti Classico Expo"

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What news! In 2016 stage of the Tour of Italy in the Chianti Classico

The news, extraordinary, arrived Monday, September 7, just days before the official wire cutting Expo Chianti Classico number 45: one of the stages of the 99th edition of the Tour of Italy will be entitled to a wine, Chianti Classico, and it will take place in its territory of production. The agreement with the Tour of Italy in 2016 was strongly supported by the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico.

The ninth stage, the individual time trial entitled to Chianti Classico which promises to be one of the villages most anticipated of this Giro, as well as decisive for the fate of the league, is scheduled for Sunday, May 15, 2016 and will develop along a path forty kilometers between Radda and Greve in Chianti.

It will be a test of great commitment for the participants who will engage in deep up and down, round and demanding few straights, and very intense emotional for those who will watch the riders whiz on the Chianti Classico.

"A competitor at a time, an entire day during which the cameras of the world are betting on our land: we will be the stage of a stage of the most beautiful, spectacular cycling race in the world" says Sergio Zingarelli, president of the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico.

"It will be an opportunity - continues - to celebrate an important anniversary: ​​exactly 300 years will have passed since 1716, when the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo III de 'Medici issued a proclamation in which delimited the boundaries of the production area of ​​Chianti, in 'area between the cities of Florence and Siena, constituting a sort of DOC "before its time", a unique award in the history of Italian wine quality, able to better represent its territory".

"Our board of directors - continues Sergio Zingarelli - has worked hard, along with RCS-BBC, to tile the image of our wine at an event that is international in scope and that fits in the sign of continuity, the many activities to promote the area in which the Chianti Classico Wine Consortium is committed".

"And cycling - specific - that is practiced by professionals or amateurs is a discipline in which we believe and that we have always tried to encourage because all who practice sport, with its rhythms and its capabilities, has a chance to get in touch with nature, with the landscape, with our culture. It is a way of life on a human scale, and the Black Rooster is his testimonial".

"Becoming part of the path of one of the biggest sporting events and followed the world is a source of great satisfaction and pride - comment mayors of Greve and Radda in Chianti Paolo Sottani and Pier Paolo Mugnaini - A first time for municipalities Chianti, points of origin and destination of the leg of the Chianti Classico within the ninety-ninth edition of the Tour of Italy in 2015 to pay homage maximizing the full potential organizational and accommodation of our country which by its vocation is the culture of an item strength of Chianti ".

"Greve and Radda - announce - you will be ready and will try to make the most of this great promotional opportunity the positive effects of which will be reflected on the entire area by tapping across the economy, culture and sports. It will be an honor for us and for the many cyclists who for some years now choose the ups and downs of our hills as a destination where cultivate their passion for traveling on two wheels. Walking through the breathtaking landscapes of Chianti is a unique experience for those who goes on vacation love for him sport".