Check out the main food and wine events in Valtellina in Autumn
Valtellina is a real go-to destination for
foodies in Autumn with lots of events linked to local
Here are the main food and wine events that are absolute musts!
WHERE: Chiuro (near Sondrio)
WHEN: from September 2 to 18, 2023
Chiuro is the venue for a new edition of Grappolo d'Oro, literally the “Golden Bunch of Grapes”, a chance to discover great wines from Valtellina. Ten days amid vineyards and memorable sights in the old medieval centre of Chiuro, where noble families lived in buildings topped by towers that are still intact today.
WHEN: on September 10, 2023
A 800 metres long table for 1800 people along the streets of the historic center
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WHEN: every weekend from September to November 2023
The traditional "Pizzocchero d'Oro" is dedicated to Valtellina’s most typical pasta dish, which originated here in Teglio while “Autumn Flavours Weekend” gives a chance to savour a wide variety of foods, including mushrooms, game and other autumnal dishes.
WHEN: 2/3 September and 9/10 September 2023
The crotti are ancient natural grottoes used for conserving food. Visitors to the festival will be able to eat in one of the caves taking part or choose to “Andem a Crot”, in other words to go on a food and wine tour, discovering privately owned caves hidden in the most picturesque corners of Chiavenna and the surrounding area.
Number of participants is limited
WHEN: from 8 to 10 September, 2023
Wine tastings and other events with the presence of many wine producers from Valtellina
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WHERE: Val Gerola
WHEN: 16/17 September, 2023
Two days dedicated dedicated to the flavour of Bitto, with tasting sessions, exhibitions and lots of fun.
WHERE: Chiavenna and Sondrio
WHEN: on September 22/23, 2023 in Chiavenna and on September 29 - October 1st, 2023 in Sondrio
Winelab and wine tastings to discover the Valtellina's wines
WHEN: 30 September / 1° October, 7/8 October and 14/15 October 2023
Wine tasting in historic palaces and in the old courts of the town
WHEN: on October 1, 2023
In the old town centre, a day for tasting one of Chiavenna’s typical products
WHEN: 14/15 October 2023
The 116th edition of this must-see appointment starring Bitto cheese! Plus tasting sessions, street food, starred show cooking, live preparation, market stalls, shows and concerts!
WHERE: Villa di Tirano (near Tirano)
WHEN: from 6 to 8 October 2023
An event dedicated to two of the most important fruits in Valtellina, apples and grapes. The many initiatives accompanying the eventl will include “The best apple in Valtellina” competition, with fruit growers from throughout the province battling it out with their Stark and Golden varieties.