FOOD AND WINE PRODUCERS

Producers on Lake Garda

WINES

The wine-producing tradition is deeply rooted in the history, culture and landscape of the Brescian shore of Lake Garda. The vineyards extend form the lake to the surrounding gentle hills and harmonizing and distinguishing the territory which is an amazing combination of elements. There are many...


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OILS

Among the DOP (Protected Denomination of Origin) recognitions issued by the European Community for the refined food products of Europe, we mention Garda’s oil with it’s ancient and well-established tradition: it is produced at the most northern latitude of the world thanks to the microclimate...


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CHEESES

Nowadays, the ancient dairy tradition continues through the production of the soft “Formaggella di Tremosine” cheese and the semi-soft “Garda” cheese (hard and semi-cooked cheese which can be eaten grated or during meals, according to the ageing). In the period of the mountain pasture at...


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FISH

The ancient fishing tradition is kept by a group of professionals who supply shops and restaurants of Lake Garda. The fishing heritage of the Garda region has been growing over the last few years, thanks to procedures focused on the sowing of the lake whitefish, the pike and the perch. Among the...


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CITRUS FRUITS

The citrus fruits came from China and India, then they spread all over the world. Their appearance coincides with the arrival of the Arabs around the year one thousand. Some academics believe that Sicily was the first Italian region to cultivate them, probably due to the Islamic and then Norman...


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SWEETS

Lake Garda is also the ideal place for the sweet lovers, with genuine and nutritious products: honey and jams, which are produced by different agritourisms of the inland where beekeeping is still practised; the “Biscotto di Pozzolengo with spelt flour”, that is characterised by a simple flavour...


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DISTILLATES

A typical product of the northern area of Lake Garda, where the production of citrus fruits is one of the most important feature (e.g. the famous winter gardens of Gargnano and Limone sul Garda), is the “Limoncino”: a grappa-based liqueur with an infusion of lemon peels which are left to...


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MEATS AND CURED MEATS

Another typical product of the inland of Lake Garda is “Salame Morenico di Pozzolengo” which has been recently awarded the De.C.O. (Denominazione Comunale di Origine) denomination: a product which “comes from nature and grows with people”. The distinctive features of Salame Morenico di...


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SAFFRON

A “niche” and extremely high quality product is the saffron of Pozzolengo: one of the best Italian types of saffron. It is cultivated in the south area of Garda in the town of Pozzolengo and, even though it’s almost unknown in the world, it is undoubtedly an excellent product of this gorgeous...


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CAPERS

The capers of Garda have been celebrated since the sixteenth century because they are synonym with the Mediterranean features of the Riviera del Garda territory. They are typical products of the area of Gargnano and Limone (Parco Alto Garda Bresciano) and they grow spontaneously in wild bushes,...


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