CastellArquatoThe beautiful village of Castell’Arquato, 10 minutes by car form Self Catering Vacation Rental Borgo di Vigoleno®,  from 20 to 21 April 2013 celebrates the Monterosso Wine Festival, an event designed every year to raise awareness of the wine Monterosso Val d’Arda.

Monterosso is the name of a small hill behind the the town, and Monterosso is also the name of this wine, typical of Castell’Arquato. Maybe it is not well known yet, but it will leave you with a pleasant feeling at first taste.

The colour is yellow, between straw and gold; the smell is delicate, dry or demi-dry, lively, frizzy in sparkling version. It’s made of the grapes of: Malvasia di Candia aromatica 30-50%, Trebbiano romagnolo and Ortrugo 20-35%, Moscato bianco 10-30%, Bervedino and/or Sauvignon (20% max).

During the two days of the events, the wine cellars will offer their product on the streets and visitors will get to know the wine through tastings in Val d’Arda. There will also be food stands and a special market of recipes books in Municipio Square.