Grape harvest time in Tuscany

While the majority of tourists prefer to sample the delights of Tuscany during the summer months, for wine lovers September and October is the time the magic happens.

September and October are the months for the Tuscan vendemmia, the Italian word for the grape harvest. The exact date of the grape harvest is decided year by year, depending on the weather, the quantity of rain fall and the changes from one vineyard to another.