Born during the Bronze age with Terramare, it was a Roman site until the capital of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza. Today it is an Unesco heritage because of the gastronomy of the Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma ¸ Culatello of Zibello, the Salame of San Felice and the shovel of San Secondo. The typical vines are the aromatic Malasia of Candia and the Sauvignon which are characterized by flat or wavy surfaces called "paleoterrazzi" formed by one deposition of river sediments.