January tastes: food events #inEmiliaRomagna


January tastes: food events #inEmiliaRomagna

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Start this year with a scent of hospitality and company, at the upcoming food events you can rediscover the taste of good food and good wine.
After all, as it is said in Romagna: A penza pina u’s satsounna mey, that is: with a full belly it gets better.

I Pomeriggi del Bicchiere | Bertinoro e Fratta Terme (FC)

Discover music and tradition, accompanied by the taste of local flavors, every Sunday from January 7th to March 11th. You can take advantag be of it to visit Bertinoro and the surrounding area if you still don’t know it!
Next event scheduled for the upcoming Sunday 14th January, starting from 15:30, at the Grand Hotel Terme della Fratta. The composer Antonio Castronuovo presents his book: “Ossa, cervelli, mummie e capelli”, followed by a concert with Molleggiati – Gabriele Graziani (voice and percussion), Michele Barbagli (guitar). Finally, a taste of wines from Tenuta Villa Trentola and the flavours of Pro-Loco FRATTA TERME.

Free Entry


Festa della Pasquela | Gatteo (FC)

If you prefere something more traditional, the citizen from Gatteo a Mare will host the Pasquela from 14:30 on sunday January 14th. During this celebration the Pasquaroli, people in disguise, would originally announce the coming of the messiah with the begin of the new year. They will walk along the streets of Gatteo to wish you good year and then they will play in Piazza Vesi with typical musical instruments; and there will perform also Sgabanaza perfoming a comic show. Don’t miss the tombola in the square, where there will also be singing, chestnuts and mulled wine for everyone!
The evening closes the meetings of “Happy Christmas Gatteo”.

Free Entry

Bacco a Palazzo | Ferrara

Next weekend brace yourself to deepen your wine knowledge. On 20th and 21st of January, at Palazzo Roverella and Palazzo Crema in Ferrara. Once there, you can taste and buy more the perfect wine for you, choosing between more than 300 excellent Italian wines from different regions. By purchasing tickets for Bacco a Palazzo, you can get to know the minds behind the wine tags during the “Dinner with the producer”, while enjoying the gastronomic proposals that will accentuate the peculiarities and virtues of the selected wines.

Tickets can be purchased directly online on the event website until January 21!


Festa del Maiale | San Gabriele di Baricella (BO)

January 28th is dedicated to the protagonist of traditional gastronomy: the pork, that won’t be wasted at all. As a matter of fact, the festival allow the evocation of the winter tradition to prepare and process the meat for the coming months, providing also for seasoning some parts of it.
The program offers a full immersion in the various courses from the early morning hours at the Centro Sportivo di San Gabriele:
– 8:00 am, breakfast of samples with Pancetta and scrambled eggs;
– 12:00 am, the farmer’s lunch with first courses and freshly grilled meat;
– Afternoon, snack with warm Coppa and Crescentine or Bread.
Entrance is free and you will have the possibility to buy homemade sausages by contacting the number: 349 7086612.

 Food Valley

To be always up to date on the events of the Food Valley near you I recommend you the Via Emilia Wine&Food app, in it you will find: wines, cellars, typical foods, events and holiday offers!