IF YOU LOVE FOOD
Land to taste
Go on a journey to uncover all of the excellent flavors of the region straight from the source: at farms, wineries, the olive-mill of Brisighella, where the coveted Brisighella Olive Oil D.O.P. is produced, or even the Regional Winehouse of Dozza.
DISCOVER THE WONDERS OF THE REGION
WINE TASTING COURSESO
With the Italian Sommelier
VISIT AN OIL MILL
With oil tastings
that are DOP certified
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PLACES FOR ENJOYMENT
Dozza Wine Path is a short hike, enjoyable all year round, leading through vineyards and wineries, panoramic spots and lovely natural views. Dozza Wine Path is completed by dedicated signposts, offering interesting tips on the landscape – Yellow Sands of Imola, studied by Giuseppe Scarabelli -, on local fauna and history of the first Dozza aqueduct. Along the path, visitors not only will have a close contact with the vines, but also a chance for indulging the desire for wine tastings directly in the wineries. Clothing recommended: confortable shoes Starting point: Enoteca Regionale Emilia Romagna – Rocca Sforzesca in Dozza. Path length: 6,5 km, on paved and gravel roads The path is signaled by signposts presenting logo and historical and naturalistic information. Wine Path wineries: Azienda Agricola Assirelli “Cantina da Vittorio” Cantina Cenni & Assirelli Cantina Poderi delle Rocche Gandolfi Marco e Andrea s.a. Download the informative brochure. Download Gpx track.
The largest and most qualified wine showcase in our Region The Enoteca Regionale Emilia Romagna is housed inside the Rocca Sforzesca di Dozza, in its splendid and perfectly restored cellars where DOC and DOCG wines of the can be tasted and purchased. The association has about 200 members, with over 600 labels selected by a qualified committee of experts. The Enoteca Regionale Emilia Romagna was founded in 1970. The associated originated in the Municipality of Dozza, the Pro Loco and some local producers, with the participation of the public bodies from the Province of Bologna that were interested in the wine sector. In 1978, the Region, through a special law, defined the Enoteca as the most suitable instrument to promote regional wine both in Italy and abroad. In May 1990, the new headquarters was opened. It is spread over about 1000 square meters, completely occupying the ancient underground and part of the Rocca’s ground floor. The offices and representative rooms are also located here. Below, in the Rocca cellars, the exhibition hall is housed. It offers the opportunity to taste and purchase local wines. A special area was created, with a room dedicated to white wines and one for red […]
The area The origin of Fontanelice, like that of other inhabited centers in the Santerno Valley, has prehistoric roots. Scattered fragments from the stone age are testament to its ancient roots. The remnants of its historic path become more numerous as we travel through Villanovan, Etruscan, Celtic and Roman periods. The subsequent urban development with medieval character can still be seen today in the layout of the inhabited center. It is centered around the square on which the former public palace faces, today it is the home of the Giuseppe Mengoni Archive Museum. Fontanelice sided with Imola in the fights between Guelphs and Ghibellines, but later joined Bologna against Imola, allying with Tossignano. During the feudal period, it passed into the hands of the Alidosi family, owners of much of the surrounding area, until 1424, when it became a territory governed by the papcy. Renowned for its wines and gastronomic specialties, Fontanelice offers a rich calendar of cultural events. The territory of Fontanelice is crossed by Santerno Valley Cycling Path: a scenic bike ride for any kind of cycling tourist who wishes to be surrounded by nature. Santerno Valley Cycling Path is a mixed trail of gravel and paved roads, […]
The village of herbs anf forgotten fruits Casola Valsenio, together with Brisighella, is the mountain side of the Province of Ravenna. Traces of the first inhabitants date back to Prehistoric age. This part of Senio Valley was colonized at the end of the first millennium with the foundation of Benedictine Abbey of Valsenio. In the following centuries, the economic, political and social role moved to fortresses on the hills, such as the Castle fo Casola. It was later demolished in 1216 by Faenza. The ones who escaped took shelter in a closeby borgo, rising on a natural terrace where river Senio merged with river Casola. After Second World War, Casola Valsenio asset was upset by an exodus of the farmers families towards the plains in Valley and towards the city. The close connection between the territory and the officinal plants, Lavender before anything else, eased the birth and development of the Herb Garden Augusto Rinaldi Ceroni. Many cultural events connected to the theme of aromatic and officinal plants liven up the town all year round. For further information, visit the website. Download the Tourist Map of Casola Valsenio_PDF