Where: Via Abbazia 30/c, 40050 Monteveglio (BO)
The production area of the Colli Bolognesi Wines includes, in the province of Bologna, the whole hilly towns area of Monteveglio, Castello di Serravalle, Monte San Pietro, Sasso Marconi, Savigno, Marzabotto, Pianoro and part of the territory of the towns of Bologna, Bazzano, Crespellano, Monterenzio. Casalecchio di Reno, San Lazzaro di Savena, Zola Predosa are part of it in the Bolognese lowland; in the province of Modena the production area includes land of Savignano sul Panaro.
The DOC quality production area was created by Presidential Decree on July 29 1975. The decree laid down the production norms for four white wines:
and for two red wines:
Pignoletto and Cabernet Sauvignon were added to the Doc wines governed by the decree on February 12 1985.
Chardonnay is the latest wine to be safeguarded by the regulations, since September 1 1993.
Promotion and protection of the quality of Colli Bolognesi Wines are entrusted to the Consorzio Vini Colli Bolognesi. It is an association of wine growers, wine producers and bottlers, active in the area from 1971. The scope includes total control over the chain of wine, from vineyard to bottle, in accordance with the rules laid down by the specification.
Consorzio Vini Colli Bolognesi housed the Abbey of Monteveglio, via Abbazia 30/c, 40050 Monteveglio (BO)
Ph. 0039 051 6707752
The IAT Colli Bolognesi (Tourist Information Office of the Bolognese Hills) is located at Villa Garagnani in Zola Predosa and it provides information about Zola Predosa and Casalecchio di Reno. It also provides information on the other locations of the Samoggia Valley, such as Bazzano, Castello di Serravalle, Crespellano, Monte San Pietro, Monteveglio e Savigno.
IAT Colli Bolognesi c/o Villa Edvige Garagnani
Via Masini 11 - 40069 Zola Predosa
Ph. +39 366 8982707
Fax +39 051 752838
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am-1.00pm e 2.00pm-6.00pm
Closed on Tuesday, Sunday and Holidays
U.R.C.A. - Sportello del cittadino [Ufficio Relazioni Cittadino Amministrazione]
Sede Municipale – Piano terra Piazza della Repubblica,1 – 40069 Zola Predosa
Phone: 0039 051.6161610
Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri 7.45am-1pm
Thu 7.45am-1pm, 2.30pm-6pm
Last update: 10-09-2019