The 2019 edition will be the 70th of the historic Polpenazze Wine Fair; in the main streets and in the square of the enchanting town on the hills of Lake Garda, it will be possible to taste the best local wines, accompanied by tasty traditional dishes.
Bottenago Cellar, participates for the second time presenting both its DOC wines of Valtènesi: white and “chiaretto”, that the 2019 novelties, such as the “Groppello” and the red “Bottenacia”.
In the 2019 edition the 14th National Oenological Competition “Valtènesi, Riviera del Garda Classico and S. Martino della Battaglia” was launched, designed for reward and enhance the wines of the Garda area.
This year the event will be held exceptionally from May 31 to June 3, coinciding with the Italian Republic Day (June, 2), a few days later than the traditional last week of May.
The entrance to the fair will be free, in order to taste the wines (single tasting cost € 1.50) you will have to buy the traditional “bag and glass” (€ 6.00), the glasses can no longer be made of glass this year and will be in “bio” version, that is composed of a special plastic produced with 100% vegetable substances, without however renouncing to the traditional shape of the glass of wine.
Another important innovation will be the enlargement of the fair park, which will host street-food trucks where it will be possible to taste both local products and from all regions of Italy, in addition to the tensile structure restaurant where there will be the classic Brescia-style spit (Spiedo Bresciano) and other delicacies.
There will be shows, live music, exhibitions and the possibility of balloon excursions with free ascent and descent for children. The great fireworks display on the last evening will close, as usual, the event and the national wine competition of the Doc del Garda Classico-Valtènesi.