Emilia Romagna is dominated by the mighty Po river giving rise to some of Italy’s most fertile farming lands. Food is king here. It is famous, and arguably unrivalled for some of the world’s best. Famous salumis like DOP Proscuitto di Parma and DOP Culatello hail from here aswell as fragrant mortadella with its unmistakable silken texture. Cheese reigns supreme led by sharp Parmigiano Reggiano And Pecorino Reggiano. Balsamic vinegar has been produced here since the middle ages with the best coming from Modena after aging for over 25 years. Wheat flourishes here so varieties of pasta and bread are numerous.