Sardinia: saffron festival

Saffron festival SardiniaSardinia can count on one of the most renowned, refined and appreciated spice: saffron. The village of San Gavino Monreale will host the XXI Sardinia saffron regional festival (from 11 to 13 November).

This festival is part of AgriColtura event, a wine and food tour promoted by Medio Campidano area administration willing to connect its 28 towns in a unique and coherent promotion strategy dedicated to the richness of food and wine production of Sardinia.

Saffron festival will be one of this events that will take place until December on the topic of food and wine products from Medio Campidano.

Saffron festival in Sardinia celebrates a product of high quality for its color, its flavor and aroma. These are the reasons why Sardinian saffron gained the quality label DOP, an outcome of many century of growing in the isle. It was brought there by Phoenicians and has been appreciated also by Romans and Byzantines.

If you’re planning to spend your holidays in Sardinia during this period, saffron festival will be a wonderful chance to taste this spice and all the delicious dishes made with saffron of Sardinia cooking traditions.

 

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