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Cupramontana grape festival, the oldest harvest festival in the Marche region

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Luogo:Cupramontana (AN)

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In a festive atmosphere, among the lush hills of the Marche, you can immerse yourself in the enchantment of this unique celebration, where grapes become the undisputed protagonist.

The Cupramontana Grape Festival is not just an event, it represents, in fact, the oldest harvest festival in the Marche. Since 1928, this town has celebrated the abundance of grapes, a symbol of fertility and prosperity. A combination of thousand-year history and the contagious joy of a contemporary experience.

Every year thousands of people gather to savor the nectar of the Gods with tastings of the most iconic local wines from native vines: Verdicchio, Lacrima di Morro d’Alba and other wine jewels.

Authentic flavors blend with culinary mastery in traditional dishes such as egg tagliatelle with wild boar sauce, a perfect marriage of fresh pasta and the robust flavors of the region.

The stands of local producers offer artisanal delicacies, from extra virgin olive oil to mature cheeses, enchanting the most demanding palates.

Art and music accompany this celebration: local artists exhibit their works, while musicians entertain with rousing notes, creating a vibrant and engaging atmosphere for everyone. It’s difficult not to get carried away by traditional dances and popular dances.

You will also be able to actively participate in the grape pressing ritual, experiencing the tradition firsthand. A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in peasant culture and to rediscover the roots of an ancient and always precious heritage.

Programme of the Cupramontana Grape Festival:

  • Thursday (7.30 pm – Piazza Cavour): inauguration of the festival with opening, toasts, food stands and inauguration show
  • Friday (7.30 pm – Piazza Cavour): opening of food stands, concerts
  • Saturday (12:00 – Piazza Cavour): opening of food stands, cultural group parade, grape pressing competition, Folk group, opening of the Verdicchio springs, concerts
  • First Sunday of October (10:00 am – Piazza Cavour): Banner parade, opening of food stands, parade of allegorical floats and their awards ceremony, concerts, fireworks.



28 September 23

01 October 23


19:30 - 23:00

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Location/The place


Via Nazario Sauro, n. 1, Cupramontana, AN, Italia

How to get there

By car: traveling along the A14 motorway, exit at Ancona Nord. Take the SS77 highway towards Rome and exit at Cupramontana - Monte Roberto, then follow the signs for Cupramontana.

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