Poboleda’s Harvest Festival

Those who wake up early may participate in a walk through the vineyards to harvest grapes by hand, followed by an activity of treading with wine in front of the building of cooperative. An interesting feature of this event is that it attracts wineries from neighboring villages and is one of the few occasions when visitors can taste wines from all over the wineries. This is an event which opens visitors’ appetite for wine, organised in the first week of September when Poboleda wineries have their doors open.

Event October 2019

South Tyrolean Bread and Strudel Festival

Since 2003 the South Tyrolean Bread and Strudel Festival has been offering a vast variety of freshly baked bread and original South Tyrolean apple strudel. 20 bakeries and pastry shops offer local specialties from all areas of the region. The visitors have the opportunity to gain insight into the baking tradition of South Tyrol and to enjoy numerous delicacies made from local products in one of South Tyrol’s most beautiful squares, the cathedral square of Bressanone/Brixen.

Event August 2019

Madeira Wine Festival

This ancient Madeira wine making tradition, annually promoted in the local village of Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, combines various cultural activities with wine making rituals, such as the picking of the grapes, the carrying of grapes to the press and other traditions related to a typical Madeira feast, which are fully enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. At the same time, there are a variety of activities and entertainment taking place in downtown Funchal and connected with folklore and the traditional wine-making process.