dal 16-9-2017 al 17-9-2017
Garfagnana, for their morphology and strong biodiversity produces several hundred varieties of apples.
Thanks to the care and foresight of some local areas, ancient fruits and specifically indigenous, flavor unobtainable elsewhere, were stored and preserved by neglect of the time and by rampant globalization.
In addition to the fresh fruit market, it was customary, in Garfagnana families, make the apple juice: the fruit with the wooden mallets of the strains. Subsequently they were squeezed in presses, following the same procedure used for grape pomace after the drawn off. After fermentation, which lasted a few days, here is ready excellent apple cider, at that time he said of apple wine.
10:00 - Loggiato Porta
Inauguration and opening of the festival. Pomological exibith of ancient fruits from Garfagnana, reenactment of the apple juice preparing as once and tasting.
16:00 - Theme meetings on fruits and grapes.
10:00 am to 9:00 pm : fruit market and its derivatives
10:00am - Loggiato Porta - Opening stand with the exhibition of ancient fruits, Pomological exibith of ancient fruits from Garfagnana, reenactment of the apple juice preparing as once and tasting.
4:00pm - Theme meetings on fruits and grapes.
10:00 am to 7:00 pm :: fruit market and its derivatives
7:00pm - Loggiato Porta - Closing of the event.
FESTIVAL OF ANCIENT FRUITS OF GARFAGNANA
Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Old Town
17-18 September 2016
10: 00am /7: 00pm