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Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery LLC

Raffaldini Vineyards
 
September 13, 2021 | Raffaldini Vineyards

Festa Italiana is One Week Away 🇮🇹

Saturday, September 18 - 11am-5pm

Sunday, September 19 - 12pm-5pm
Saturday, September 18 - General Admission
Sunday, September 19 - General Admission
FESTA QUICK GUIDE

 
What is Festa Italiana?

A grand celebration of all things Italian! The epicenter of Italian culture in the Piedmont is here on Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19 as food vendors, musicians, artists and craftsmen from across the region descend on Chianti in the Carolinas for this annual celebration of Italian culture, food, art, music, and of course, wine. Tickets are $15 per person and include parking, admission to the festival, commemorative Festa Italiana wine glass and a glass of Raffaldini wine. Pre-sale will be available until Thursday, September 16 at 5pm. Day of tickets will be $20 and are available at the gate. We hope you'll join us for a weekend of fun, rain or shine! 


Small Sessions Immerse Your Experience!

Enjoy the festival atmosphere or join one of our breakout sessions featuring in depth discussions with Jay Raffaldini and our team on winemaking, vineyard, Italian trivia and more! 

 

SATURDAY:

11:30 pm – 12:45 pm - The Vineyards of Raffaldini
Join Jason Krug, Vineyard Manager and owner Jay Raffaldini to learn about the vineyard and this year’s harvest while walking in the vines.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Italian Music and Opera – Join Soprano Jersey Roche and Baritone Justin Traxler and learn about and listen to favorite arias from Italian opera and other Italian songs. There is no country better known for music, love, passion and drama than Italy and Italian opera has it all!!  

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm - Winemaking Raffaldini style
Join Raffaldini winemaker Chris Nelson for an informative and fun session on winemaking and this year’s wine.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Italian Trivia
Join Barbara Raffaldini and test your knowledge of Italian facts. Winners will receive great prizes.  
  

SUNDAY:

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm – Salsa Dancing
Spice up your dance steps Victoria Calamusa as she teaches us some moves that are bound to impress your partner.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm – The Vineyards of Raffaldini
Join owner Jay Raffaldini to learn about the vineyard and this year’s harvest while walking in the vines.

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm - Winemaking Raffaldini style
Join Raffaldini winemaker Chris Nelson for an informative and fun session on winemaking and this year’s wine.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Italian Trivia
Join Barbara Raffaldini and test your knowledge of Italian facts. Winners will receive great prizes. 

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We've been fortunate to gather together some of the best rising stars and accomplished performers in the arts of dance, jazz, classical, opera, and more. We hope you will enjoy the talented work of these remarkable individuals as much as we have enjoyed getting to know them over the years. 

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Raffaldini Vineyards
 
September 1, 2021 | Raffaldini Vineyards

September Newsletter

Saturday, September 18 - 11am-5pm

Sunday, September 19 - 12pm-5pm


Tickets now on sale!
 
Juggler entertaining childrenOur biggest event of the year returns! The epicenter of Italian culture in the Piedmont is here on Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19 as food vendors, musicians, artists, and craftsmen from across the region descend on Chianti in the Carolinas for this annual celebration of Italian culture, food, art, music, and of course, wine. Tickets are $15 per person and include parking, admission to the festival, commemorative Festa Italiana wine glass and a glass of Raffaldini wine.





Small Sessions Immerse Your Experience!

Enjoy the festival atmosphere or join one of our breakout sessions featuring in depth discussions with Jay Raffaldini and our team on winemaking, vineyard, Italian trivia and more! 

Learn More
Saturday, September 18 - General Admission
Sunday, September 19 - General Admission
Elevate Your Festa Experience with VIP
 


Access to Festa Italiana VIP Section at Villa Raffaldini. VIP Section includes indoor bathrooms, exclusive table side service, VIP identity badge, and more.The Festa Italiana VIP Experience! Includes:

  • One reserved Italiana table seating up to 4 guests
  • Festival admission for 4 guests (includes all standard Festival Admission perks per guest, including one bottle of Raffaldini wine)
  • Festa Italiana Commemorative Wine Glass
  • Light refreshments and bottled water
  • All day music & entertainment
  • Exclusive check-in point for VIP guests
  • General parking
Sunday, September 19 - VIP
 
Fall Wine Club Release
Available Now
 
Package Contents
 
The Fall Wine club package contains six bottles of three new wine releases including some of our favorite varietals: 
  • 2 Bottles 2020 Desaria (Full-bodied Vermentino utilizing Appassimentoextended skin contact and oak fermentation)
  • 2 Bottles 2019 Montepulciano Riserva (Our signature varietal, hearty, fruit forward red)
  • 2 Bottles 2019 Sagrantino (Robust, savory red wine with epic tannins) 
The package also contains a letter from Jay and recipes to pair with each wine from Barbara. Wine Club Members will enjoy other benefits along with preferred access to wines, added discounts, and more. Click the button below for more info on our wine club or to sign up.
Wine Club
 
 
Virtual Yoga in the Vineyards with Maureen
Mondays & Wednesdays | 9am via Zoom

Join Maureen Stitt, a certified Kripalu yoga instructor, for a 60-minute yoga class designed for all students who have a desire to enhance their well-being through movement, breath awareness and self-inquiry. Set-up your mat and get ready to change the world, one breath at a time!

Cost: $10.00 per class

NOTE: After purchase, you will receive a link to join the class via Zoom. Please note, you must make the purchase at least 30-minutes before the class begins.

RSVP Monday, September 6
RSVP Wednesday, September 8
 

Planning a Visit? 
 
We encourage you to read our visitor experience guide. Your cooperation will help us provide the best possible experience for all our patrons.
 
We have partnered with Tock to provide a reservation system for tastings and flights at the Villa and on the Piazza. Our continued goal is to provide the best experience for you, our valued customers and friends. While walk-ins are welcome  and a reservation is not required, we believe that making a reservation will enhance your visit.

Our team members are wearing masks while indoors to help prevent the spread of covid 19. While masks are not required for those vaccinated we recommend that everyone wear a mask while indoors and not actively eating or drinking.


 
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