More information on Romagna

Romagna is one of the two main areas that make up the region of Emilia Romagna. While having some similarities, these two territories not only can be differentiated by their cuisine and traditions, but even by the wine produced. While in Romagna, you will have the opportunity to visit its wineries and discover the various nuances of Sangiovese and Albana, two important varieties for the region’s enological development.

Your wine tastings in Romagna will include prevalently still wines, representing the majority of Romagna’s production. One of the most important wine appellations of the area is Albana di Romagna DOCG, a floral and fruity white wine coming from the area of Faenza which can be enjoyed both dry and sweet. Other important wine areas within Romagna are the hilly territories surrounding Forlì, Cesena and Rimini.

Which food to taste in Romagna?

Even though Emilia is definitely better known for its selection of culinary masterpieces famous all over the world, like Bolognese ragù and Parmigiano Reggiano, Romagna’s food is no less delicious and definitely worth exploring. Between a wine tasting and a winery visit in Romagna, make sure to stop at a local restaurant to enjoy some fresh Adriatic sea fish, often enjoyed in a pasta dish like strichetti or garganelli. If instead, you are looking for something to eat on the go, don’t miss out on piadina, an iconic flatbread filled with all sorts of cold cuts, cheeses and other fillings.

Which wines to taste in Romagna?

During your winery visits in Romagna, you will definitely come across grape varieties like Sangiovese and Trebbiano Romagnolo, the most widespread. Other important varieties found in Romagna include Albana, Terrano - used in the vinification of Cagnina DOC - and Bombina Bianca, from which Pagadebit DOC is made.

Which is the best season to visit Romagna?

The best period to visit Romagna for a wine tasting is between April and October, when the temperatures are mild and there is little rain. During summer, the coastal towns of Romagna come alive thanks to the many young people who are opting for them as holiday destinations, while during spring and autumn the weather is perfect for activities like sightseeing and hiking.

What things to do in Romagna?

While in Romagna you will have the chance to enjoy various wine tastings and visit its wineries to dive into the area’s wine traditions. Other highlights in the area that are worth a visit include the Po Delta Regional Park, the town of Ravenna and its various mosaics, the Caves of Onferno, the town of Forlì and its architecture, San Leo’s fort.