Feast of the Chestnut
Where? Castione, Brentonico
Chestnuts, wine and typical products: tasty weekend in the Natural Park Monte Baldo
The chestnuts of Castione, a DOP product of the upland of Brentonico, are the protagonists of the “Feast of the Chestnut”. Live the weekends dedicated to food and wine with thematic menus and tastings!
Also this year the traditional feast will take place in Castione di Brentonico, land of the “Chestnuts of Castione”, high quality chestnuts, with an unmistakable flavor, recognised by the brand of the Associazione tutela Marroni di Castione.
The Feast of the Chestnut is the perfect occasion to taste the chestnuts, but also typical dishes of Trentino, sweets and liqueurs made of them. Take part to the 7th edition of the tasting “Chestnut and wine: the excellent match”, you will be able to sip the products of the participant wineries, between them: Cantina Mori Colli Zugna, Azienda Agricola Salizzoni, Distilleria Marzadro, Azienda Agricola Bongiovanni Lorenzo.
What do you think about a nice walk to discover the centuries-old chestnut trees of Castione? For both the days of the feast at 11.30am there will be a guided walk!
In the porticoes of the town you will be able to see the typical handcrafted works, as the old art of preparing cheese. Music entertainment, shows for children and thematic exhibitions will animate the feast.
On Saturday 24th October at 2.30pm the cartoonist of the “3rd National Exposition of Humorous Graphic Art – the Chestnut of Smile” will meet the public, after that the award ceremony will take place.
All of the wine and food weekends will be delicious (10-11, 17-18 e 24-25 October): tasty menus based on chestnuts will be served in the participant restaurants of the Upland of Brentonico. Discover the special offer 3 days/2nights!