Veneto is a region renowned for its agri-food excellence. It can boast a vast gastronomic heritage made up of DOP, IGP and TSG branded products, to which are added numerous denominations of controlled origin and typical geographical indications in the wine sector.
It is one of the Italian regions with the oldest and most rooted tradition in the production of cured meats. Meat-based products, such as Prosciutto Veneto Berico-Euganeo PDO and Sopressa Vicentina PDO, are very popular and appreciated by the palates of the Veneto, and throughout Italy. As many as eight DOP cheeses enhance the great dairy tradition of the region. Often made by small family-run production companies, they are characterized by the naturalness of the raw materials used in each phase of processing and aging. There are also condiments on this list of excellences. The production of olive oil has achieved absolute levels of excellence, obtaining the European DOP certification, confirming the quality of the product offered.
Veneto offers a lot of products even for the vegetable lovers, such as radicchio, salad, asparagus, chestnuts, garlic and even cherries. All DOP and IGP branded products from a controlled and traceable supply chain. The climatic conditions of the region are not only favorable for a relaxing weekend away from home, but they guarantee the ideal context for the growth of vegetable gardens and orchards. A rich landscape close to the toll booth that will make you discover all the beauty and taste of nature. Just take the A4 Brescia Padova and A31 Valdastico motorway to organize a trip in search of the most delicious products.
A land to discover:
Food and wine: geographical denominations within reach of the toll booth.
History: the echo of the Scaligeri lordship.
Territory: the terraced vineyards of Soave.