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A Taste of Autumn – Festival of Vino Cotto and Chestnuts
Saturday 5 November 2022
Roccamontepiano is Abruzzo’s Vino Cotto capital (Cooked Wine) and celebrates this elixir with tastings and demonstrations of how it is made, local dishes a market and dance and music! For those that don’t know about this liqueur, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes are simmered and then aged in oak caskets. Traditionally, it was the drink used to wet a baby’s head and given as part of the dowry!
An easy local 3km guided hike is normally offered to the nearby hermitage San Bartolomeo in Legio, it’s a lovely autumn walk so you could easily do this unaccompanied too before visiting the festa!
Of course, you can just drink Vino Cotto but do try how local restaurants will be serving it within their dishes at the festival.
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