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The Manifold Wonders of Mantova



The Manifold Wonders of Mantova

Food, wine, culture and speed

Events relating to the California Mille vintage car race Fri 22 April, 6:30pm, IIC The Manifold Wonders of Mantova A presentation on food, wine, culture and speed Mantova (Mantua) was named Italian Cultural Capital for 2016. Learn about its culture, food and wine as well as one of its most famous sons, the legendary race-car driver Tazio Nuvolari, known as ‘Il Mantovano Volante’ (The Flying Mantuan). - Nuvolari: multimedia presentation curated by journalist and writer Lorenzo Montagner. - Sampling of traditional Mantuan wine and food curated by chef Eleonora De Marchi. This event is in anticipation of the California Mille vintage car race, which will begin two days later. In collaboration with the Amici Americani della Mille Miglia and with the patronage of the Automobile Club of Mantova. NB: The vintage photos on view during the reception dedicated to Mantova and Nuvolari will remain on display until the 13th of May.Please register here for this event. *******************************************************Sun 24 April, 1pm, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco Inauguration of the 26th annual California Mille 950 Mason Street, San Francisco A Californian homage to the classic Italian Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles) car race, using only vintage cars dating from the time of the original race. The race will be inaugurated at the Fairmont Hotel and will wend its way through the California countryside until the 28th of April. Details on


Date: Friday, April 22, 2016

Entrance : Free