Culinary traditions and culture in the limelight

Find out about key events this winter to discover and taste the very heart of Trentino

WINTER 2019/2020 - Every season has its own special charm: on crisp sunny days in winter, the sparkling white of the snow and the deep blue of the sky are the dominant colours. On such days, embraced by the frosty fragrances of the forest, why not join one of the many events stemming from the delicious tastes the local territory has to offer.

When it comes to fine food and wine, there are numerous specialities which reflect the long history of this land as well as numerous chances to participate in any of these winter events: all you need to do is take a weekend break and dedicate yourself to the pleasure of fine dining and much more in this relaxing mountain atmosphere. Beyond the ski slopes, duly serviced by non-stop ski-lift facilities, yet assuredly embraced by this immense and peaceful natural setting, there are a myriad of events with many forms and functions in the cities and town centres.

From Taste to Taste

November 16th 2019 - January 5th 2020, Riva del Garda

“To have here or take away?”- Riva del Garda transforms into a foodie’s haven, where you can taste an excellent range of local produce and take home some unique delicacies while enjoying the magic-filled atmosphere. It’s a wonderland for little ones and grownups alike, the perfect opportunity for the family to enjoy the festivities together. 

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Trentodoc Bollicine sulla città

21st November – 08th December 2019, Trento

A whole festival dedicated to all the fans of Trentodoc: tastings and talks are held in Palazzo Roccabruna and in many other wine bars around the city, offering the best mix of wine and local gourmet products. 

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Happy Trentodoc

21st November - 08th December 2019, Trento city centre

Happy Trentodoc, where the famous sparkling drink meets the best of local gastronomy in an exciting gourmet safari, known as Strada del Vino e dei Sapori del Trentino. Restaurants, inns, bars and cellars will tempt you with tasty food combinations to spice up your glass of fizz! Discover the full programme here.

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The night of the burning stills

6th - 8th December 2019, Santa Massenza

The historic distilleries, part of Istituto di Tutela Grappa del Trentino, put together a carnival of events along the streets of Santa Massenza: small charming stalls, the yearly recurring tradition of “alambicchi” (stills) plus flavours & aromas of the past. 

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Menu Ledro Ceco - Czech Menu

1st-3rd November and 6th- 8th December 2019, Valle di Ledro

Don’t miss the chance to taste some of the most particular dishes of Valle di Ledro’s traditional cuisine. History lies behind these recipes: the local people, relocated during World War I to the outskirts of Prague, learnt to cook from the locals and brought back home some specialities such as: dumplings, goulash and lívance, small soft pancakes topped with jam. 

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Eurochocolate Christmas

December 12th - December 15th, Altopiano della Paganella

There's great expectations for the first edition of Eurochocolate Christmas, a delicious four-day event. In Andalo you will find a huge chocolate village, where you can discover, taste and buy chocolate from all over the world. All-cocoa menus in restaurants, interesting workshops for children, Choco Aperitifs, chocolate spa treatments in beauty farms and much more...

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From January to March 2020, on the best Trentino ski slopes

Have you ever felt the excitement of drawing the first track of the day with your skis on a newly beaten slope? We wait for you at the first light of dawn in an alpine "Rifugio", where you can have a rich breakfast with lots of Trentino produce: fresh milk and yoghurt, delicious apples, berries, cakes and cheese.

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Sunset Ski

FROM JANUARY TO MARCH 2020, Madonna di Campiglio

You can’t leave Trentino without having watched the sun set in the Dolomites! For this very reason you can’t miss the Sunset Ski in Madonna di Campiglio. Make your way to the terrace and enjoy an aperitif as you witness the spectacle of a sunset across the Brenta Dolomites, then, grab a torch and ski your way down the slope in the company of local ski instructors. What do you say?

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Slow Food Broccoli Fair 20th January 2020, Torbole

Try out a range of recipes based on broccoli

Recognised by the Slow Food network, this broccoli is picked in the middle of winter in the fields of Torbole and Linfano, at the feet of snow covered mountains. Here you can try it out in a range of different dishes: accompanied with barley risotto or try broccoli leaf pate on toasted bread.

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Golosaneve, 1st February 2020

A food & wine trail through mountain farmhouses, Brentonico

A journey of discovery of Trentino flavours. For those who are unable to ignore the joys of a snow-covered landscape, there’s the unique itinerary offered by Golosaneve, which takes you through the Brentonico highlands with snowshoes or skies on your feet and with a series of tasty pit stops along the way.

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Snow Ale, 8 March 2020, Skiarea Pejo

Enjoy craft beer and fine food, in the Pejo ski area. Trentino's top craft beers meet high mountain cuisine. Great reasons to take part in this special day and to try these delicious works of art!

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Published on 24/09/2019