Traditionally located in Septemberharvest time has been extended over the last twenty years: it begins in August and ends in late October. This is the best time to have a wine tour around from il Fontanaro to Madrevite, Avignonesi, or Boscarelli.  Don’t miss the chance to take part to the most important time for all the wineries around us.

Here is  our list of things to do and see from il Fontanaro this September in Tuscany and Umbria (2023).


  • September 1, 2 and 3 in Monte San Vito.

  • September 1, 2 and 3 in Passignano 


  • Up to September 8 Ruzzi della Conca in Chiusi with nightly social dinners.


  • September 1 to 8 the Palio della balestra in San Sepolcro, Arezzo. a unique dispute between Sansepolcro crossbowmen and their rivals from the town of Gubbio. This event is the culmination of the cultural acts that make Sansepolcro a genuine Renaissance landmark on Italy’s historical reenactment scene.


  • September 2 in the street village of Moiano a very local food festival all about the pork! at 8.00 PM 



  • Sunday September 3  – Pienza and the Cacio Festival


  • September 3 to 24 Pan Opera Festval in Panicale, PG From more info at + 39 351 9442515


  • September 5 to 11 in Pienza, Siena Pienza International Music Festival A unique place in the world where is born the idea and concept of the Renaissance in 1462 by Pope Pius II (Enea Silvio Piccolomoni) and Bernardo Rossellino: PIENZA, UNESCO World Heritage Site.



  •  Sunday September 8 in Paciano do not miss the Mille ed una Umbria Festival, a day to celebrate the Medieval village of Paciano with a social lunch with sharing tables along the narrow streets of Paciano.  All is cooked by the Nonnas of the village!

  • September 8 to 10 in Rapolano Terme, the Villaggio della Birra, a small craft beers festival with events for all the family and great Tuscan street food trucks!

  • September 8,9 and 10 the small wine festival of Panicale, Pg, only few minutes by il Fontanaro farm

  • September 9 to 11 in Montalcino, the honey week. with 30 honey producers! At Fortezza gardens and around Piazza del Popolo.  The honey market will be held from 9 AM to 7 PM . 


  • September 10 The donkey palio!


  • September 15 to 17 in Panzano, Siena Vino al Vino wine festival –

  •  Up to September 17 – The Quintana Joust in Foligno
  • September 16 and 17 the goose festival in Montepulciano Stazione.


  • September 23, 24 and 25 in Chiusi, high city, the wine festival is back! Three days of wine tastings, music and fun!  #diVinoNavigar


  • Last Saturday and Sunday of September Primi D’Italia, first course food Festival in Foligno Date TBC