Puzzone’s Festival in MoenaPuzzone’s Festival in Moena
Category: Conventions/Meeting/Festival Area: In Val di Fassa from to see extra programme - Resort: Moena Place: Main squares The appreciated festival that honours one of the best cheeses in Trentino and in Italy, the Puzzone di Moena DPO, is back with tastings, markets, fun for adults and children and the parade of the cattles coming home from the pastures
The Puzzone di Moena DPO is the focus of a tailor-made festival. The king of the cheeses from Trentino obtained the DPO acknowledgement from the European Union on November 7, 2013. From Friday, September 18 to Sunday 20, in the village and its surroundings, you can take part in a rich programme of initiatives dedicated to milk processing: tasty walks through well-being and good food; tastings with the cutting of cheeses of varying maturity; workshops for children; gourmet menus in the restaurants; open-air aperitifs and the much awaited "Desmonteada", the return of the cattles from the pastures, seasoned with folklore offered by the local associations.
Programme - Friday, September 18:
At 9.30 a.m., Loc. "Peniola" - "The taste of Well-being". Stroll in the nature of the dolomitic wood dedicated to well-being and local flavours. Info and reservation: Moena Eventi - Phone +39 0462 565038;
From 5.00 to 8.30 p.m., Piaz de Ramon - "Puzzone... a tutta birra!" Opening of the "Village of the flavours" with an aperitif in the square, where delicious finger food made with 0Km products will be accompanied by craft beer "Bionoc’", all with an intriguing music entertainment;
At 5.00 p.m., Piaz de Ramon - "Moena in the kitchen". Show cooking and preparation of a traditional Ladin recipe.
Programme - Saturday, September 19:
From 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. - "Trekking Gourmet Puzzone Edition". Guided excursion with breakfast in a farmhouse, lunch in the wood, visit to the hamlet of "Someda" and delicious dessert with a view. Info and reservation: Moena Eventi - Phone +39 0462 565038;
From 5.00 to 8.30 p.m., Piaz de Ramon - "Happy Cheese Puzzone Edition". Gourmet aperitif accompanied by famous wines of "Rotari" and "Mezzacorona";
At 5.00 p.m., Piaz de Ramon - "Foodblogger in the kitchen", traditional and unusual receipts with Puzzone di Moena DPO and Pasta Felicetti cooked by passionate food lovers.
Programme - Sunday, September 20:
From 9.30 a.m., Piaz de Ramon - Opening of the "Village of the flavours". Puzzone di Moena DPO and 0Km products for your souvenirs;
At 10.00 a.m., Piaz de Sotegrava - "The young cheesemaker". Workshop for children to learn how to make the cheese, with the cheesemaker from the cheese factory of Predazzo and Moena. Info and reservation: Moena Eventi, Phone +39 0462 565038;
At 11.30 a.m., in the town centre - "The Desmonteada". Parade of cows and animals descending from the pastures, organized by the farmers of the area and with the participation of the local brass band, folk groups and local associations;
From 12.00 p.m. - Opening of the "Squares of the Taste". Taste Puzzone di Moena DPO surrounded by music and folklore, organized by Associazione Albergatori di Moena and the farmhouse El Mas;
From 2.30 p.m., Piaz de Ramon -"Tasting game", find the difference; "Jeghes da zacan", ancient giant games for the amusement of adults and children; "Draw with Fabio Vettori", workshop with the artist inventor of the famous "ants".