Eat & Drink, What to do

Are you ready for an adventure of flavor and style?

Come to the Riviera Beer Festival, in Portosole Sanremo, the beer event of the year!

10 breweries, renowned for their extraordinary and unique beers, will meet 10 top-class local restaurateurs. It will be a unique experience, with an explosive mix of tastes, music, and fun.

Prepare your palate for a journey through the art of craft beer, with experts who will share their passion and expertise. Discover new tastes, try local flavors, and connect with other beer lovers in a youthful and engaging atmosphere.

Don’t miss this opportunity: mark the date and join us for a festival that promises to be an unforgettable party!

#RIVIERABEERFestival #CraftBeer #sanremo


  • 61cento (Pesaro – Marche)
  • Birrificio Agricolo Sorio (Vicenza – Veneto)
  • Birra Carrù / Giratempo / #BeFree / VsBeer (Carrù / Torino – Piemonte)
  • Birrificio Nadir (Sanremo – Liguria)
  • Birrificio Oltrepo’ / Pavese (Pavia – Lombardia)
  • Birrificio Troll (Vernante – Piemonte)
  • Carrobiolo Brewpub (Monza – Lombardia)
  • DeLab Fermentazioni (Diano D’Alba – Piemonte)
  • EranoMele (Milano – Lombardia)
  • StaBräu (Bra – Piemonte)

Participating Restaurateurs:

  • Gànbou Chef Alessandro Castelluzzo (Bordighera – Liguria)
  • Senese – Pizza Napoletana in Evoluzione Chef Giovanni Senese (Sanremo – Liguria)
  • La Casa dell’Arrosticino (Ravenna – Emilia-Romagna)
  • La Gang del Panino (Vallecrosia – Liguria)
  • R.B.U. Kollektiv Chef Matthew Winch & Friends (Bordighera – Liguria)
  • Trattoria del Ponte Chef Giuliano Filippi (Verezzo – Liguria)
  • U Gattu Bardu Chef Davide Zunino (Taggia – Liguria)
  • Vado al Massimo Chef Massimo Peaquin (Sanremo – Liguria)
  • Vice (Sanremo – Liguria)
  • …e il decimo venite a scoprirlo!

Thursday, August 17

  • 6:00 pm Festival opening
  • 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm WORKSHOP: I.G.A., when Beer meets Grape. Italian Grape Ale: the facets of a new, emerging, and wholly Italian beer style.
  • 7:15 pm – 8:00 pm WORKSHOP: The pint in the kitchen. Beer as a fun and entirely new ingredient.
  • From 8:00 pm
  • Radio Grock – Dj Set Part I
  • 9:30 pm RBF Opening Act with MERCENARI – Live Music
  • 10:30 pm ROOMMATES in concert – Live Music
  • Following Radio Grock – Dj Set Part II


Andrea Camaschella, lecturer of ITS Agri-food in Piedmont, author of the “Atlas of Italian Breweries” and the recent guide “Beer Tourism, a guide for Travelers in Fermentation”, collaborator of “Birra Nostra Magazine” and “Fermento Birra Magazine”, director of the International Competition “IGA Beer Challenge”, and judge in numerous international brewing competitions.

Friday, August 18

  • 6:00 pm Festival start
  • 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm WORKSHOP: Water, barley, hops, yeast, and… territory. The “local” element and its possible role in conceiving and producing a beer.
  • 7:15 pm – 8:00 pm WORKSHOP:
  • At the borders of hops. Discovering the different expressions of bitterness in beer, in the most significant styles.
  • From 8:00 pm
  • R!S!Go! Caligola – Dj Set Part I
  • 9:30 pm LA PREMIATA BANDA – Live Music
  • Following R!S!Go! Caligola – Dj Set Part II


Simone Cantoni, the “Poet of Beer”, journalist for several online and print outlets, author of numerous books including “Beer at the Table. General Handbook of Pairings between pint and dish”, Unionbirrai lecturer, presenter of the National Competition “Brewer of the Year”, graduated and certified B.J.C.P. (Beer Judge Certification Program), the highest recognition in the world for the certification of international judges for brewing competitions.

Saturday, August 19

  • 6:00 pm Festival start
  • 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm ROUND TABLE
  • Brewing marketing and “narration”. Communication at the heart of the development strategies of the craft pint market.
  • From 8:00 pm
  • R!S!Go! Caligola – Dj Set Part I
  • 9:30 pm MIXTAPE – Live Music
  • Following R!S!Go! Caligola – Dj Set Part II


Luca Giaccone, curator of the “Guide to Italian Beers” by Slow Food Publisher, author of several books including “The Pleasure of Beer. Journey into the world of the oldest drink”, lecturer at the University of Pollenzo, trainer, disseminator, among the leading figures in the beer culture in Italy and the world, and judge in many national and international brewing competitions.

Translated by AI-ChatGPT4.