Gnocchi Festival

A small village with a big heart, this is Sermugnano, a fraction of Castiglione in Teverina that is located on a tufa appendix at the intersection of two streams flowing at its base: the Fosso Cieco or Vionica and the Rio Chiaro or Fossatello. Its position denotes its Etruscan origin, Read more…

Orvieto DOC wine

The origin of Orvieto grape growing is lost in history, and the landscape is characterized by rows of vines. The past is told by paintings of the Etruscan tombs of the fourth century BC. The frescoes in the Golini tomb reproduce the preparatory stages of the Etruscan banquet with the Read more…

Wine Fair

The first weekend of August, Valle del Tevere (Tiber Hills) Wine is celebrated in Castiglione in Teverina with an exhibition accompanied by folklore demostrations and tasting of local specialties.

Threshing Festival

At the beginning of July wheat harvesting is celebrated and the countryside and the historic centre come alive with the noise of the tractors and the “Trebbia” (threshing) activities and the siren that marks the hundred quintals (quintal is 100 kg). In the evening the bush comes to life with Read more…

Wine Museum

The MUVIS, Wine and Agricultural Science Museum, is located in a cellar along the Strada del Vino della Teverina. Here, in 1942, Count Romolo Vasey started wine production, which continued until 1994. Since then, viticulture has developed leading to the opening of other wineries and progressively improving the quality levels Read more…

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