67th Edition of the Asparagus and Tench Fair in Poirino

The Asparagus and Tench Fair returns to Poirino from May 10th to 13th 2024. The food and wine event, supported by the Chierese-Carmagnolese Food District, will offer participants the opportunity to discover the genuine flavors of the area.

This year, the Fair celebrates its sixty-seventh edition. A tradition deeply rooted in Poirino, a town located among the hills of Turin, the countryside of Alba, and the Asti region. Every year it becomes the stage for one of the most beloved food and wine festivals.

Asparagus and Tench

The undisputed protagonists of the fair are asparagus and the Golden Tench of the Pianalto, a renowned fish excellence recognized with the prestigious DOP label. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of gastronomic stands. Doors will open starting from 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10th, in Piazza Cavalieri di Vittorio Veneto. Here, they can delight in the best traditional recipes of the region, including fried tench in batter accompanied by fresh asparagus and carpione, creating an unforgettable culinary experience.

The Fair’s other activities

In addition to the food and wine stands, the fair will offer a rich entertainment program that will involve visitors of all ages. Among the main attractions, there will be exciting concerts with famous Italian artists. Some of the performers include Ivana Spagna, the Explosion, and Luigi Gallia, who will entertain the public with their performances. Furthermore, participants will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting impromptu painting competition, open to all art enthusiasts, and to explore markets rich in typical local products and crafts. For lovers of agricultural history, there will also be gatherings of vintage tractors, a loving tribute to the rich agricultural tradition of the area, which will add a touch of charm and nostalgia to the atmosphere of the fair.

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