Rice Fair – Isola della Scala
In September 13th to October 8th, the event dedicated to rice and risotto
Every year, millions of visitors come to Isola della Scala, 20 km away from Verona, to take part in Rice Fair, the biggest event dedicated to rice and risotto in Italy.
The event lasts 26 days, from September 13th to October 8th 2017, in which chefs from all over Italy and “Maestri Risottari” (Risotto Masters) cook traditional risotto recipes for the visitors.
A kilometer with more than 150 exhibitors, historical parades with customs, meetings, sport activities, cabaret shows, concerts and a market for kids.
The Rice Fair, this year at its 51st edition, was born in 1966 from the farmer tradition that used to celebrate the end of the yearly harvest called Garzega. In 1967 Knight Pietro Secchiati created the recipe of the Risotto all’ isolana, which became the excellent traditional recipe of the territory. During the event food and wine stand offer local specialities and especially the typical Isolana Rice.
(photo taken from the website of the event)Go to the website Rice Fair – Isola della Scala