The villages that comprise the region of Trentino are nestled among mountains interspersed with fertile valleys. Because of its proximity to the Alps, this area is a popular vacation destination among winter sports enthusiasts. In the warmer months, the residents of Trentino enjoy an agricultural bounty, including fine Cabernets and other wine varietals. For the serious foodie, however, there are also a number of distinct local delights, such asbiroldo, to be relished.

Biroldo, sometimes called sanguinaccio, is a type of pork blood sausage popular in Trentino. A deep brownish-red in color, biroldoare typically made from the pig