Gambassi Terme and the Grape Stomping Festival

grape stomping festival

On Sunday, November 3 you can head to the town of Gambassi Terme to join in the fun of celebrating folklore and tradition, artisans and food in the first edition of the Grape Stomping Contest and Festival.

Teams from Gambassi Terme and the nearby towns of San Gimignano, Poggibonsi and Tavarnelle Val di Pesa will challenge each other in the ancient game of stomping on the grapes to make wine, directly in the wood barrels.

Head to Piazza Roma in Gambassi Terme from 10am to 8pm to join in the celebration. Aside from the contests, there will be an artisan and crafts markets, local products, music and free tastings of the season’s just pressed wine throughout the day.

This is a great occasion to discover or rediscover local Tuscan traditions during your holiday!

About Cristina Romeo

Born in Florence at the end of the fabulous '70s, Cristina has always lived in the famous "cradle of the Renaissance". She's in love with her homeland, but also enjoys traveling and discovering new places. Cristina is mum to a lovely little girl, to whom she hopes to pass on all the passion and love of our precious, wonderful Tuscany.