Old Fashioned Grape Harvest

After our harvest but before putting our wine into the barrel, San Pietro took us to a vendemmia festa that’s been a tradition for the last ten years.  It’s a full-day event, starting with two small harvests at different vineyards (friends of SP’s who donate the grapes), and ending with a slow-rolling meal and grape crushing – foot style.

This is a group of friends who have a place on the other side of Ripatransone from us.  Very rustic, and totally relaxing. We watched the kids crush the grapes, looked around the place, and even helped by making a bit of the pasta.  TONS of fun!

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