The capon in Piedmont has an ancient tradition particularly related to Christmas time. This specialty, a tasty and genuine food, is celebrated in San Damiano d’Asti and Vesime.
SAN DAMIANO D’ASTI
December 9th and 10th
FIERA STORICA DEL CAPPONE DI SAN DAMIANO
The capon in Piedmont has an ancient tradition particularly related to Christmas time. In San Damiano the tradition is still alive. On Sunday, in the central Piazza Libertà, the historical fair, a conference on the capon and musical events in the afternoon are on schedule. On Monday morning, the traditional distribution of capon broth with croutons of "grissia" (the traditional Monferrato bread) and a glass of Barbera d'Asti.
Info: Municipality +39 0141 975056; www.comune.sandamiano.at.it
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FIERA DI SANTA LUCIA E DEL CAPPONE
The Fiera del Cappone (capon fair) taking place in Vesime is a unique event of the Langa Astigiana. The fair also hosts a street market with typical products.
Info: Municipality +39 0144 89015; www.comune.vesime.at.it