Taste of Romagna

Oil Tasting

Olive oil, protagonist every day on our tables, is the gold we add to delicious dishes to make them tastier, healthier and more nutritious; an integral part of the daily diet of every Italian. The Mercato Coperto offers a selection of quality. You may taste two types of oil wich compare the traditions: to start the Brisighello Oil DOP produced with native olives from Brisighella, Emilia-Romagna, then from Puglia the Oil of Olives Peranzana and to finish the Oil of Olives Taggiasche from Liguria, all of them accompanied by our artisan bread, from the classic and traditional version to the most particular.   The experience will be complemented by a GUIDED TOUR OF THE MERCATO COPERTO by the staff, to discover the history, architecture, furnishings and enogastronomic thinking of the place.

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TASTING AND KNOWLEDGE OF LOCAL WINES

Tasting of three glasses of wine, accompanied by our baked goods "Pane Sciocco" characteristic bread without salt of the Romagna tradition and "Pane Brusco" made with type 1 stone-ground flour made with Molino Spadoni flours Edited by Andrea Spada, first sommelier of Italy in 1994-95.   The experience will be complemented by a GUIDED TOUR OF THE MERCATO COPERTO by the staff, to discover the history, architecture, furnishings and enogastronomic thinking of the place.   Andrea Spada, after having started his career as sommelier, at the end of the '80s and in the '90s, he was first sommelier at Notai in Bologna (1 Michelin star) and at La Frasca in Castrocaro Terme (2 Michelin stars continuously kept for 26 years), restaurant with which he collaborated for 5 years. 1994 is the year of the award as First Sommelier of Italy, a title he will confirm the following year, and of the project of Trattoria di Strada Casale, an impromptu restaurant opened and managed together with chef Remo Camurani, with whom he will maintain a strong partnership throughout the years. Gifted with great charisma and skills as an entertainer, from 2000 to 2003, he also embraced his passion for art and live entertainment by being involved in the management of Circolo degli Artisti (Faenza, RA), a cult venue that has seen artists such as Fabrizio Bosso, Stefano Bollani and Paolo Fresu on its stage. After a new experience as manager of the local Noè in Faenza, in 2013 he is the creator and organizer together with Carlo Catani (Book - Tempi di Recupero) of the Albana Day, an event where the best tasters of Italy and Europe are called in Romagna for a blind tasting of various labels of dry Albana, DOCG product of Romagna. In the same year he is consultant for Enoteca Regionale Emilia-Romagna and is sent as ambassador for the entity in Frankfurt, where he is in charge of the presentation and promotion of the oenological products of the Emilia-Romagna area. Since 2015 he is sommelier consultant for Casa Spadoni (and from 2019 also for the Mercato Coperto in Ravenna), with which he shares the eclectic vision of catering, the strong link with the territory, the attention in the care of the product.

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Cheese Tasting - E FURMAI DE CUNTADÉ

"The farmer's cheese", made as it was once made. This is the philosophy behind the dairy production of Officine Gastronomiche Spadoni. Both fresh and aged cheeses, typical of Romagna, are made in the factory located in Brisighella, at the foot of the hills and are produced with only the freshest Italian milk of the highest quality from selected farms and processed with cutting-edge production technologies and the expertise of the great artisan tradition of Romagna. In this journey of taste, we will take you on a discovery of the flavors and aromas of dairy Romagna, combining cheeses of various characteristics with local wines and our jams with recipes by Chef Marco Cavallucci.   The experience will be complemented by a GUIDED TOUR OF THE MERCATO COPERTO by the staff, to discover the history, architecture, furnishings and enogastronomic thinking of the place.

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La Pida Rumagnola - PIADINA WORKSHOP

The real Piadina* Romagnola is a unique goodness that has ancient origins in the Romagna countryside as a poor dish. Today protected by the PGI, the piadina has deservedly become a symbol of Italian cuisine in the world.  The Mercato Coperto offers the classic recipe, made with: flour type "0" Gran Mugnaio for Piadina Romagnola Molino Spadoni, yeast, water, lard (the good and healthy one) of Mora Romagnola, milk and salt. *Thin flatbread.   The experience will be complemented by a GUIDED TOUR OF THE MERCATO COPERTO by the staff, to discover the history, architecture, furnishings and enogastronomic thinking of the place.

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Cappelletto, the king of Romagna table - FRESH PASTA WORKSHOP

Would you like to learn how to roll out the dough to make a fantastic homemade pasta dish yourself? This workshop is for you!   The “sfogline”* of the Mercato Coperto, bearers of rolling pin and wisdom, will teach you how to prepare the real cappelletto romagnolo. *The “sfoglina” (pasta maker) is historically seen as a middle-aged woman who, using a rolling pin and a pastry board, "rolls the dough" strictly by hand to create the base for tagliatelle, tortellini and other stuffed and unstuffed egg pasta. Cappelletti are, for Romagna, a dish charged with a symbolism of well-being, wealth and opulence. In the past, wishing "cappelletti on the table and throughout the year", was in fact one of the most heartfelt and appreciated wishes. The experience will be complemented by a GUIDED TOUR OF THE MERCATO COPERTO by the staff, to discover the history, architecture, furnishings and enogastronomic thinking of the place

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Typical Romagna lunch with food and wine pairing

The Agricultural Company Randi was born at the end of the 19th century by the great-grandfather Luigi and evolved, as we know it today, after the end of the Second World War. The Randi brothers work in the company: Denis, who takes care of the technical part and care of the vineyard, and Massimo, who takes care of the commercial and customer relationship. The Randi company extends between the municipalities of Fusignano and Alfonsine, in the Romagna plain, on the border with the Marche and the Adriatic sea. Always grape producers, since 1999 associated with the consortium "Il Bagnacavallo" for the production and enhancement of native grapes. Longanesi grapes, for the production of "Burson" wines; Famous grape, for the production of “Rambela” wines; Centesimino and Malbo Gentile grapes. Historical vines that find their natural habitat in this environment.

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Randi Vini, the taste of tradition and true love! for Wine

The Agricultural Company Randi was born at the end of the 19th century by the great-grandfather Luigi and evolved, as we know it today, after the end of the Second World War. The Randi brothers work in the company: Denis, who takes care of the technical part and care of the vineyard, and Massimo, who takes care of the commercial and customer relationship. The Randi company extends between the municipalities of Fusignano and Alfonsine, in the Romagna plain, on the border with the Marche and the Adriatic sea. Always grape producers, since 1999 associated with the consortium "Il Bagnacavallo" for the production and enhancement of native grapes. Longanesi grapes, for the production of "Burson" wines; Famous grape, for the production of “Rambela” wines; Centesimino and Malbo Gentile grapes. Historical vines that find their natural habitat in this environment.

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Guided tour and wine tasting at Fattoria Paradiso

We organize a nice tour of the vineyards, at the old “Lovatelli-Park” where about 40 peacocks walk wild, at the historical cellars of production and aging, at the wine museum, and also at the collection of classic cars and motorcycles. After, inside the "Salone dello Stemma", we will guide you at the tasting of 7 wines, accompanied by our extra virgin olive oil with some piadina, some cheese and ciambella cake.

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Visit and tasting at Estate la Viola

We believe that to obtain important and pleasant wines it will take long years of work and waiting. Years during which the professionalism and history of the people who work there contribute in a determined and unique way to the quality and character of the wines obtained. For this reason, we decided to believe and make the most of our terroir through the use of indigenous vines suited to the territory, such as Sangiovese and Albana. By choosing this experience you can immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the fantastic spaces and horizons that only Bertinoro can give, all accompanied by an excellent glass of wine that you can taste in company with friends and family.

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