21st Regional Fair of the Quality Black Truffle
Press Release - February 9, 2004
The 21st Regional Fair of the Quality Black Truffle, an unforgettable, recurring event, will once again fill the official black truffle capital with its inviting and exciting fragrance.
Acqualagna, in the province of Pesaro e Urbino, will once again host one of the most important gastronomic events in the world, providing street booths which will offer tasting of a wealth of typical and limited-production specialties.
Taking place over Valentine's Day weekend, the place will become the destination of choice for many young lovers, who will celebrate the event within the welcoming atmosphere provided by the local restaurants. The menus feature excellent dishes based on quality black truffles harvested from December 1, 2003 throughout the Umbrian and Marches Apennines. In addition, during Valentine's Day weekend, free tasting of black truffle-based specialty food will be offered to all visitors in booths set up in Piazza E. Mattei in Acqualagna.
The fair also coincides with the beginning of the Carnevale di Acqualagna (Acqualagna Carnival), a joyous yearly event featuring dances, masks, music and street games.
The event starts at 10:00 am with the opening of the booths selling fresh black truffles, typical products and regional gastronomic specialties.
Acqualagna, February 14-15, 2004: a food appointment not to be missed!
Download the full program (Italian only, PDF document – 120 Kb).