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Festivaldelgusto evening in Senigallia

We held our first Festivaldelgusto in the Marche region of eastern Italy last Saturday evening and were really pleased that this "taster" event proved so popular both with the invited local producers and also the guests.
The setting for the festival was the country house hotel and agriturismo, the Locanda Strada della Marina near the village of Scapezzano close to the Adriatic coast and the resort of Senigallia and the weather proved perfect for this prestigious outside event.
Many months of planning had gone into arranging the event and much of the work had been carried out by Silvia Venturini and Andrea Tomassetti in order to bring together a wide range of local Marchigiani producers of wines, olive oils and other specialist foods such as honeys, chocolate, jams and liquers and artisan breads.
We were also very grateful to Stefania of the Locanda Strada della Marina for allowing us to hold our first festival at such a lovely venue and in such beautiful surroundings in this…