Volterragusto, a food and wine festival, with the specialties of the Era Valley

In Enogastronomic Tuscany, Events on October 27, 2009 by lamiatoscanablog

The discovery of the landscape and culinary delights is the best way to discover the treasures of Tuscany. From October 10, till November 8, 2009 the medieval streets of the picturesque Etruscan town of Volterra turn  into a street festival for foodies. In addition to ham, salami, honey, chocolate and wine, the precious white truffle is the star among the local specialties.

During the fair the market of the world-famous White Truffle from San Miniato will take place on Saturday, October 24, and Sunday, October 25, and on Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1st, 2009. Visitors will find here a lot of truffle specialties like truffle cheese, truffle salami and truffle chocolate.

On Saturday, November 7th, and Sunday, November 8th, there is everything about chocolate. The Chocolate Valley of the Valdera  is one of the major chocolate producers in Europe. Even Queen Elizabeth of England buys her chocolate from here. Besides the exhibition of the sweet treats, there will be a presentation about how chocolate is produced. There are also many funny activities in which the visitors can participate such as a truffle-hunting with experienced truffle hunters and their dogs.

For your visit to the wine and food festival in Volterra, we offer you a range of oenological and culinary packages, and accommodation romantic vineyards.



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