Wine Pressing

Sunday 21 October 2018 – h 4:00 PM
S. Alessandro Square

An arbi (wooden tub), vatsand loads of grapes ready to be pressed by the feet of those claiming to Miss Rapulera and Mister Rapulé 2018 crowns.

On Sunday 21st October at 4.00 pm the show moves to S. Alessandro Square for the traditional clusters pressing closing down the three-days event dedicated to Piedmont’s top quality food and wine. Lots of visitors gathered around the old wooden tub will incite ladies and guys who, pressing grapes to the music beat, are going to evoke one of the most ancient and symbolic practices referred to wine-making cycle.

Here in Calosso we decided to let you experience the stage when grapes turn into wine in the most traditional way ever: using naked feet, exactly as our ancestors used to do. Everyone will get the chance to challenge himself in the pressing whilst the audience will decide who will possess beauty and skill to stand as Miss Rapulera and Mister Rapulé 2018.

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