Stellar Chalices: the lunar eclipse highlights Daunia
Live the astronomical event of the century with the help of a telescope and the guide of Astronomitaly.
On the evening of July 27, food, wine, jazz and guided evening tours at Borgo Incoronata.
To be involved in the astronomical event of the century, the longest eclipse of the moon over the last 100 years, with the aid of a professional telescope and Astronomitaly guides: the night of 27 July 2018, from 20: 30 to 23:50, all this will be possible at Borgo Incoronata, a few kilometers from Foggia, in the Borgo Turrito open spaces. A cultural event, to discover the best food and wine of Daunia: “Calici Stellari” includes guided tours of the winery, tasting food prepared by different chefs of the territory and wines of Borgo Turrito. It will be a unique, rare and precious opportunity to live an experience in contact with the sky and the products of the earth.
Refreshments will be served by winning realities of the “made in Capitanata” food: Al Celone, Piccola Osteria Km Zero, Soppalco, Gelateria Gabrielino and Peppe Zullo, the chef-farmer known and appreciated all over the world. The observation of the eclipse, with a professional telescope and expert guides, will take place in the vineyards, breathing the smell of the leaves and the scent of growing bunches of grapes.
The wines that participants will taste are those produced by the Borgo Turrito winery. The evening will be accompanied by the notes of the jazz quartet AlmaNueva: vocalist of Sarah Sportaioulo, Antonio Piacentino on the trumpet, Leo Marcantonio on drums and Marco Contardi on the piano.
“It is a cultural event that brings together many different professionals, with the aim of promoting the knowledge of a spectacular phenomenon such as the eclipse of the moon and the enhancement of what, in effect, can be defined as a natural theater : the sky and the land of a historic village, located in the heart of Daunia an agri-food, cultural and tourist vocation, in the middle of the Regional Park of Bosco Incoronata, amid hectares of land combed by vineyards, olive groves, wheat fields and orchards that produce wines, oil and other excellences of extraordinary value “, explained Luca Scapola, owner of Borgo Turrito. “Calici Stellari”, moreover, brings together some agro-food and catering realities that give prestige to the Capitanata, for tastes, flavors and wholesomeness.
The total eclipse phase will last about two hours. The moon will rise a few minutes before 21:00. Borgo Incoronata, far from city, presents ideal conditions to better observe the phenomenon. The Astronomitaly guides will reconstruct the map of the celestial vault, illustrating its beauty and secrets.
“we are proud of this event: the desire to see once again how much this land can produce professionalism, ability to work “expressing innovation “, concluded Luca Scapola.
WHERE: Borgo Turrito Winery, Borgo Incoronata, Foggia
HOURS: from 20:30 to 23:50
PRICE: Ticket available online for € 25.00
** Event registration will be available until the maximum number of participants is reached **
** To access the event it is necessary to purchase the ticket **