Eat & Drink Your Way Through Italy’s Epicurean Dreamland

Whether you’re gorging on Neapolitan pizza or twirling strands of tomato-coated spaghetti, there’s no doubt about it: Italy’s food is unmatched when it comes to heartiness and comfort. But if you’re looking for a true epicurean dreamland within the country’s many food-filled regions, one can argue that a trip to the Emilia-Romagna region is in order.

Emilia-Romagna isn’t just a place to eat and drink to excess (though it’s definitely that), but also a necessary pilgrimage for anyone who wants to learn more about how their favorite foods are made. From vineyards to museums, the opportunities to learn are as ample as the eating.

Here are all the food and drink activities to indulge in while you’re there.