Food & Wine

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05/03/2019 - 15/12/2019

Food & Wine

A year of food and wine events and festivals in the Italian Food Valley

Let you drive by perfumes to start the travel among the Food Valley flavors.

15 febbraio – 28 aprile 2019
UPVIVIUM
Comuni compresi nella Riserve MAB UNESCO dell’Appennino tosco emiliano
16 restaurants of the Municipalities of "MAB Appennino tosco emiliano" have been selected to represent the territory.
They will propose a Km0 menu every weekend; bread will be the theme, in order to promote the traditional gastronomy of the territory.
Everyone who will taste the dishes, could also vote them, creating a "league table" in this competition among the best recipes of the Appennino, that will face the ones of other "Riserve MAB" at national level.
Upvivium
Mail: promozione@parcoappennino.it
Web: www.upvivium.it
FB: Upvivium - Biosfera Gastronomica a km zero

8-10 march 2019
Anolino Festival
Fiorenzuola d'Arda - P.zza Cavour 
The “Anolino” Festival is dedicated to the most famous holy days first dish of Piacenza’s province gastronomy.
This dish find his roots in the history of Parma and Piacenza’s Duchy.
During the event’s weekend it will be possible to taste both the meat stuffed version , original from the city of Piacenza and of course the cheese stuffed one tipical from the “Arda” Valley with Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
This extraordinary stuffed pasta, cooked in broth, will be the king of the event , that will take place under a big covered stand on the town’s market square, where different chefs from our territory will prepare their own “Anolino” interpretation.
Other accompanying dishes will allow anyway, for those who want , to have a complete meal as it follows :
-08 March 2019 dinner
-09 March 2019 dinner
-10 March 2019 lunch and dinner
Thanks to the partnership with “ChefToChef” association, 10 March lunch will also be attended by other super-chefs from Emilia-Romagna Region , known as the world’s best food valley, with their pasta specialties.
Comune di Fiorenzuola d'Arda
Telefono: 0523-989312/11/10 cell: 329.7505002
Email: commercio@comune.fiorenzuola.pc.it
Web: www.comune.fiorenzuola.pc.it
Social: FB VisitFiorenzuola

10 march 2019
Ciccioli in Piasa
San Martino in Rio 
17th edition of the contest of "norcini" for the production of the best "Cicciolo".
-h 10.00 am: opening of the festival and start of the competition
-Restaurant with recipes of the tradition of Reggio Emilia
-Tasting of local wine
-Exhibition of old crafts, chair-mender, manufacturer of chairs and baskets
-Opening of the Rocca with guided visit
-Opening of agriculture and rural world Museums
-Opening of Automobile Museum
Proloco San Martino in Rio
Tel. 0522 636736
Mail: prolocosanmartinoinrio@gmail.com
Web: www.prolocosanmartino.it

31 march 2019
Fiera del Bue Grasso
Cavriago -Piazza Zanti, Via Della Repubblica, Piazza Banederi 
Exposure Red cows (Multiple parking) You can admire from 9 to 16 different specimens of these cows that were the first to produce the progenitor of Parmigiano Reggiano a thousand years ago. The occasion will be the renewed national exhibition "Bovini di Razza Reggiana", organized by the National Association of Breeders of Reggiana Breed (Anaborare) and Municipality of Cavriago, which reaches its 21st edition.
Following, at 12, the awards and the identification of the champion of the exhibition.
Thanks to the Pro Loco of Cavriago, during the Fiera del Bue Grasso there will be one of the last stages of the Palio dei Ciccioli della Val d’Enza, tour / provincial championship of the butchers, with over 30 gas and wood-burning dishes and the awarding of the best "cicciolari".
In Piazza Zanti market of local producers and food and wine market (finger food, confectionery, cheese, salami, bakery products).
Comune di Cavriago
Tel: 0522 373464
Web: www.comune.cavriago.re.it

6-14 april 2019
Cibus Off
Parma - P.zza Garibaldi e Portici del Grano
-Showcooking organized by ALMA - the International School of Italian Cuisine - with Starred chefs as Moreno cedroni, Giuliano Baldessari and Matteo Metullio.
-Round tables treated by Università degli Studi di Parma, that will deal with nutrition and sustainability of the typical productions
-Musical moments under Verdi Off direction
-Educational workshops for children (Giocampus and Madegus - Masters of "Gusto spin off" of Università degli Studi di Parma)
-"Caseifici Aperti" event to discover the secrets of the production of the "King of cheese" organised by Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano during the weekend 13/14 April.
-Temporary restaurant with 29 chefs of Consorzio Parma Quality Reastaurants. They will alternate in the kitchen and interpret made-in-Parma excellences
Parma UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy
Telefono: 0521 218889
Web: www.parmacityofgastronomy.it
Mail: turismo@comune.parma.it

14 april 2019
Gustosamente
Luzzara 
The event, at its 4th edition, is dedicated to food and tastes of the territory.
Among the streets of the village, a square will be dedicated to street food, another location will accommodate tables and benches, to become later place for a DJ set, from aperitif onwards.
The day will be enriched by street artists and "Mercato di terre dei Gonzaga", by performances and activites for children and for adults, by the cooking show of a famous tv chef...Benedetta Parodi.
Comune di Luzzara
Telefono: 334/6639331
Mail: s.barca@comune.luzzara.re.it
Social: FB Gustosamente IG Luzzaraevents

25-28 april 2019
Grill Contest
Rivergaro – Parco Trebbia area
In the inspiring location of the Trebbia Park in Rivergaro, the festival devoted to the world of barbecue is called "Grill Contest": Grill means everything you need to know and enjoy about the world of barbecue, while the word Contest evokes the "grill races".
Five days to enjoy events dedicated not only to the barbecue heritage, but also to street food in a unique location.
Food Trucks and gastronomy business will be coming from all the parts of Italy, to present a culinary offer to satisfy the most demanding palates, as well as show cooking and sessions with some masters of the grill and of the Italian street food.
The atmosphere will be cheered up with live music and Dj Set playing folk tunes.
River Life Associazione di Promozione Sociale
Mail: info@riverlife.it 
IAT Bobbio
Tel. 0523/962815
Mail: iat.bobbio@asintranet.it
Web: www.riverlife.it

27-28 april 2019
Monterosso Val d'Arda Festival
Castell'Arquato
The event is meant to spread the word about Monterosso Val d'Arda wine, as well as about the beautiful borough of Castell'Arquato with its history, traditions and cuisine: the cellars where Monterosso wine is produced will make people discover the local specialties by tasting tours, food stands and side events.
The representatives of the local wineries will present their white wines along the "barricaia" street, which will be cheered up with art exhibitions, music performances and savory gastronomic shows.
Associazione Culturale La Goccia
Mail: info@monterossofestival.it
Web: www.monterossofestival.it

5 may 2019
Spring Fair of Pancetta
Ponte dell'Olio
The event is meant to spread the word about Monterosso Val d'Arda wine, as well as about the beautiful borough of Castell'Arquato with its history, traditions and cuisine: the cellars where Monterosso wine is produced will make people discover the local specialties by tasting tours, food stands and side events.
The representatives of the local wineries will present their white wines along the "barricaia" street, which will be cheered up with art exhibitions, music performances and savory gastronomic shows.
Associazione Culturale La Goccia
Mail: info@monterossofestival.it
Web: www.monterossofestival.it