Ronda, NC—Experience ‘Chianti in the Carolinas’ as Raffaldini Vineyards celebrates Italian wine, heritage, and family at their 12th Annual Festa Italiana on Saturday, September 16th from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Feast on authentic Italian favorites from local food trucks such as pastas, paninis, brick oven pizzas, espresso, gelato, sausages, and more. Crowd favorites, Triple P, of Winston-Salem will excite with jazz improvisations while you shop for handmade goods and local ingredients from one of the many craft vendors. Fun for the entire family includes entertainers, face painting and crafts. You can even learn about your family history or brush up on your Italiano with the Triad Friends of Italy Chapter at the Italian Spoken Here tent.
“Festa Italiana is my favorite time of year,” Owner and Winemaker Jay Raffaldini, said, "a grand celebration Italian-style during the pinnacle of harvest. The experience is a memory that will last a lifetime.”
Pre-sale admission is available online and at the vineyard for $20.00 and will also be available day-of at the festival gate. Tickets include parking, admission, a glass or three-wine flight of your favorite Raffaldini wines, and a souvenir Festa Italiana wine glass. Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted, however outside food, outside alcohol, and pets are not allowed into the festival.
About Raffaldini Vineyards
The Raffaldini family traces its origins to the 14th century in Mantua, Italy, where for generations the family produced wine on their family farm. Now named one of Wine Business Monthly’s ‘Top Ten Hot Small Brands in North America’, and one of Our State’s “Most Beautiful Places”, family-owned Raffaldini Vineyards brings Old World charm to the Old North State.
Known as “Chianti in the Carolinas” Raffaldini currently produces North Carolina’s highest rated red wine, Montepulciano, and other varieties including Vermentino, Pinot Grigio and Sangiovese. Raffaldini hosts public and private events throughout the year. Please visit our web site, www.raffaldini.com, call 336.835.9463 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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