They say that Ernest Hemingway, passing through the Trebbia Valley in the wake of the allied army in 1945, was so impressed by the beauty of the area as to declare it “the most beautiful valley in the world.” Undoubtedly, our valley offers outstanding opportunities to match a good glass of wine with. And if you fancy to visit us, please contact us in advance : we can suggest unexpected pairings , for example …
Wine and Winemakers
We work with local winemakers who share our values and our philosophy. If you want to know more about our world, we can offer hospitality, arrange guided tours of the wineries, provide seminars on wine-making methods, organize hands-on participation to some phases of the wine-making process.
Please let us know your interests, and we will help you organize your stay.
Wine and Food
The Trebbia Valley is dotted with small taverns and restaurants offering honest, traditional and genuine cuisine. The problem is… how to find them! Come and visit us: we will take you in unexpected places.
Wine and Adventure
The best way to get in touch with the natural environment of the valley is to leave the car and walk on foot. We can suggest the best itineraries.
In spring and summer, the small towns of the valley often host concerts and musical events. For example, each year the Apennines Festival offers a full schedule of artists, both Italian and international, who interpret local traditions. Let us know your interests before coming to see us, we can suggest events calendar and get you in touch with the organizers, such as Enerbia, an Italian ensemble specialized in ancient and traditional music:
Wine and Culture
The Trebbia Valley may seem like an isolated place, far from the main commercial routes, and in some respects this is true. And yet the great upheavals of history have found a way to creep along the meandering river. The valley has been inhabited at least since Neolithic times. In these places Hannibal challenged the rising power of Rome, and it is said that some villages in the valley owe their origin to defectors from the African army. In the wake of the disintegration of the Empire, an Irish monk whose name means ” white dove”, after wandering throughout Europe, decided to end his journey in the ancient Roman town of Bobbio, where he founded a famous monastery…
You can combine a visit to our wineries with a tour of some of the charming historic places in the province of Piacenza.