Parco Regionale della Vena del Gesso Romagnola


A Route of Taste and Pleasure

Some products owe their features and value to the beneficial mild climate of the southern slopes of the gypsum areas, guaranteeing not so cold winter temperatures; others draw their perfumes and aromas from the clayey soils of the gullies or the spontaneous herbs growing in the garrigue at the foot of the slopes.

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Apricots, cultivated above all in Santerno Valley, are widespread in the whole Park territory where, thanks to the warm microclimate offered by Vena del Gesso, particularly fine fruits are obtained. The apricot tree can adapt to dry soils and sunny...
Category: Fruit
Marrone Chestnut of Castel del Rio PGI
On the slope of Vena del Gesso facing north, in particular between Borgo Rivola and Tossignano and in the area of Campiuno, there are vast and ancient chestnut groves guaranteeing the production of top-quality marroni chestnuts, certified by the label...
Category: Fruit
Brisighella Extra-virgin Olive Oil PDO
Brisighella extra-virgin olive oil PDO is an excellent quality product, famous all over Italy, exclusively produced by the social olive press of Brisighella. Olive tree growing in Brisighella is a centuries-old tradition that has become strong and also...
Category: Oil
Moretto Artichoke
On the dry and sunny clays of the gullies, Moretto Artichoke is traditionally cultivated. It is an ancient artichoke variety, autochthonous of the area of Vena del Gesso Romagnola Park. The taste of these small artichokes cultivated almost in a wild...
Category: Vegetables and Legumes
Romagna Shallot PGI
Romagna Shallot PGI is a characteristic and traditional vegetable of the area of Vena del Gesso Romagnola linked to the hot and dry climate of this section of the Apennines. Its distribution range includes all the Park Municipalities. The shallot is a...
Category: Vegetables and Legumes
Mora Romagnola Pig Breed
Mora Romagnola pig breed is unmistakable for its dark brown coat, almost black, after which it has been named. It is a pig breed with a tapered body, about 80 cm at withers and reaching a weight of 250-300 kilos. The boars, smaller than the sows, have...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Romagnola Cow Breed
Romagnola cow breed, characterizing the hills surrounding the Park, has an unmistakable light gray coat, almost white, and a strong build, with particularly developed muscles and long horns. This cow breed dates back to the 5th century AD and has been...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Albana di Romagna
The Albana wine is produced with the vine variety of the same name which is cultivated in the Park's hills. This golden wine's structure and smoothness are perfectly balanced by its freshness and by tannins, a very rare element in a white wine....
Category: Wine
More DOC Wines
More DOC wines, locally produced, are: Cagnina di Romagna, Pagadebit di Romagna, Colli di Faenza, Colli di Imola, and the famous Pignoletto.
Category: Wine
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