Your Place to Unwind

Situated in the heart of Emilia, where the Food and Motor Valley meet, the Wine & Balsamic Relais Roncolo 1888 is a century-old borgo surrounded by 130 hectares of organic land.  For many years the private residence of noble families and the result of an attentive restoration carefully preserving the heritage of the past, today Roncolo 1888 is your hideaway in the Emilian countryside and the essence of elegant hospitality in Italy’s Food Valley. 

A Stay at Roncolo 1888

A timeless place in an oasis of nature, Roncolo 1888 is your home away from home in the Emilian countryside.  Located in the hills of our 130 hectare estate, the Tenuta Venturini Baldini, the relais is a borgo around the Italian garden of the historic Villa Manodori. Classic elegance and modern design match the aesthetic of the historic buildings, its clean lines and natural materials emphasizing the essence of Emilian countryside living. 

Rooms and Suites

Senior Suite

Villa Manodori

Superior Room

Villa Manodori

Family Suite

Dimora Ancini

Exclusive Experiences

Exclusive Experiences

Roncolo 1888 offers a series of unique experiences designed to enjoy the best of Emilia. From balsamic tastings, wine experiences to cooking classes, local producer visits and a whole variety of excursions on the estate and beyond. Discover our exclusive experiences and treat yourself to an unforgettable holiday in Emilia.

Restaurant

LIMONAIA

Our “Ristorante Limonaia” welcomes you for lunch and dinner in the historic greenhouse of Roncolo 1888. Enjoy a modern Emilian cuisine in a unique location of great charm. Bathed in light, with a splendid terrace overlooking the green Matildic hills, the restaurant is a place where the fine dining experience finds a green dimension of tranquillity and well-being, while maintaining the estate’s respect for biodiversity and sustainability.

Available for Private and Corporate Events

Pool Bar

Snacks and refreshments are available at the pool.

Our Story

Dating back to the 17th century and for many years the private residence of the Marquis Manodori, Roncolo 1888 is result of an attentive restauration carefully preserving the heritage of the past. A dream getaway from busy daily lives, this timeless, peaceful place has a unique location in the centre of the Food and Motor Valley in Emilia-Romagna, between Parma (35km) and Reggio Emilia (15km).

The Organic Estate

Located at the heart of Emilia, in the foothills of the Apennine mountains between Parma and Reggio Emilia, the Tenuta Venturini Baldini is an avant-garde agricultural estate. Since the beginning focused on sustainable farming, the estate has been certified organic since 1994, shortly after the legislation on organic production came into effect. Today the estate produces award-winning organic wines, balsamic vinegar and olive oils, as well as being home to the Wine & Balsamic Relais Roncolo 1888.

Our Organic Produce

The agricultural estate produces organic wines, balsamic vinegars and extra virgin olive oils.  All produce is exclusively estate-grown.

Balsamic Vinegar

Olive Oil

Balsamic Vinegar
Olive Oil

A New Destination for Your Dream Wedding: Emilia

Imagine saying ‘I do’ in the romantic heart of Italy, amidst the rustic charm of the Apennine hills – welcome to Emilia-Romagna. Famous for its rich cultural heritage, delicious cuisine, and stunning landscapes, Emilia-Romagna offers the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding. Whether you’re envisioning an intimate ceremony or a grand celebration, this enchanting region is easily accessible, making it an ideal choice for a destination wedding. From vintage car rides to tasting the region’s famed Lambrusco wines, create unforgettable experiences for your guests. Transform your Italian Dolce Vita wedding dream into reality in Emilia-Romagna, where nature beautifully blends with luxury.

Rediscovering the Magic of Italy

Rediscover the allure of Italy, beautifully emerging post-Covid, from the tranquil Lake Como to the culture-rich Umbria. Experience the revived warmth of Italian hospitality, visiting iconic resorts such as Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Wine & Balsamic Relais Roncolo 1888, and more. Marvel at the intricacies of Michelangelo’s David, explore “Donatello: The Renaissance” exhibit, or delve into Gucci’s immersive “Archetypes” exhibit. Savor the taste of Italy’s Food Valley, relish the excitement of Motor Valley, and unwind in charming boutique hotels. The vibrant countryside, stunning coastlines, and the exquisite flavors will transport you straight into la dolce vita. Reacquaint yourself with Italy’s unmatched charm and make memories to cherish forever.

Discover Emilia

Discover Emilia, La Terra dello Slow Mix – a region of the authentic, the unexpected, the unexplored. Enjoy Italian Dolce Vita at its finest: taste the Food Valley and race the Motor Valley. From Piacenza, Parma, to Ferrara, Modena and Ravenna, to Reggio Emilia, and to Bologna, the cities of the ancient Via Emilia are the beating heart of this region. Enjoy the outdoors in one of the greenest regions of Italy: explore the countryside of the Apennine hills for holiday dedicated to sport and nature.

Discover Emilia

Discover Emilia, La Terra dello Slow Mix – a region of the authentic, the unexpected, the unexplored. Enjoy Italian Dolce Vita at its finest: taste the Food Valley and race the Motor Valley. From Piacenza, Parma, to Ferrara, Modena and Ravenna, to Reggio Emilia, and to Bologna, the cities of the ancient Via Emilia are the beating heart of this region. Enjoy the outdoors in one of the greenest regions of Italy: explore the countryside of the Apennine hills for holiday dedicated to sport and nature.

Plan your next event with us

The Tenuta Venturini Baldini is a unique location and the perfect backdrop for your special occasion: weddings, private parties, executive retreats, business meetings, team-building or corporate events. With a highly personal service and tailored experiences, we are able to host small groups of 20-30 people to larger events of up to 200-500 people in our various indoors and outdoors venues.

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Tenuta di Roncolo reopens on 18 March 2024.
Join us for an unforgettable Easter celebration, complete with a special Easter lunch.

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