Culinary traditions and culture in the limelight

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

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 17th - January 5th 2019, 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

22th November – 09th December 2018, 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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Nights of the alambics

7th - 9th December 2018, 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

8th- 9th December 2018, 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, 

December 13th to December 16th 2018, 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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Christmas with Taste

December 26th and 30th 2018 and January 1st 2019,  Terme di Comano,

Among the farming villages of the Terme di Comano, we offer you a tasty and multi-sensory journey. You will taste the typical local products (the special ciuiga salami, cheese, walnuts) and visit the artisanal cribs hidden in the most unespected corners of these two picturesque "borghi".

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