We are a shop in the city center that has over one hundred years of activity in the sector. This has allowed us to develop our image and our brand with immediacy that has become synonymous with quality, the end that has always characterized our products. In the shadow of the Twin Towers and a few steps from Piazza Maggiore, we are located in the center of the quadrangle, the most evocative today's market of the city, built in the same spot of the ancient Mercato di Mezzo.
On the lower floor, in an attractive local times stone original of the time, environment naturally suitable is the wine shop with wines of great value from all of Italy divided by region, large assortment of champagne and wine French, in addition to most important products of the rest the world.
Adjacent to the historic shop in Via Drapperie the corner with Via Old Fishmongers is our other non-food grocery store. And 'possible to find any product to clean floors of any type and to remove any stain from fabrics and surfaces; detergents for dishwashers and washing machines, descaling also on a professional level. Very important and wide range of insecticides with an eye on the moth-proof bags and pouch for clothing. For some time now it has been great expansion in the fashion of finger food and we can find a vast assortment of cups and plastic accessories and bamboo for these requirements, therefore molds of all forms for your sweet panettone and doves.
1885A firm friendshipThe grandfather Pietro Montosi comes in Bologna in 1891 by St. Giovanni in Persiceto. Was 6 years old he was born March 2, 1885. After the license to 5th grade went to take the boy in a grocery store located in Via Giuseppe Petroni, corner of San Vitale, owned Gnudi. He began a firm friendship that lasted a lifetime.
1905 The beginningsThen began the grocery store in Via Andrea Costa, with his brother Giulio in 1905. The first day money grossed 19 (20 with money you made any money). His brother Julius died in the First World War. L 'September 8, 1908, Pietro married Righi Isolina (born 26 June 1888) and had as many as 11 children. The grandfather continued to work almost until his death in 1957, helped by two of his sons.
1958The shopMeanwhile the father Oreste Gozzoli married a daughter of grandfather Pietro, Marta, in 1945; a few years later in 1958, Oreste, with his brother in law Augusto Ferrari took over from a grocery store in the place where it is now.
Anni '60FamilyIn the early 60's my brother Gilberto became an apprentice and then, after his uncle taking over me, Elisabetta, and the next with the help also of the children. It was important for us to the presence of the mother, the cash dispenser always smiles and serenity to all customers.
2011 Innovation and traditionDuring the direction of my brother Gilberto (which gave its name to the store) and my, the store has evolved and expanded with the annexation of non-food grocery store on the corner of Fishmongers, in 2011 my brother has retired leaving me and my son Michele to run the store.
TodayEspecially the qualityWith a radical restructuring of the room we have created a wine bar with a selection of wines and champagnes of prestige, following a policy of specialization implemented in all our items, needed with the advent of supermarkets. It's always been our care for the highest quality, aided in this by the knowledge of the trade. Undoubtedly, the help of God, family support, which in addition to the necessary and irreplaceable presence of my son Michele, as a result of Gabriele and now even my husband Marco, were needed to address the many difficulties in these years of activity occurred.