Take a fascinating tour to discover a world famous gem of the Italian culinary tradition, the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. You'll find out how it is made and aged, its history, and have the chance to taste it with delicious local products.
What to Expect
The ancient vinegar factories in the town of Modena dates back to the 17th century. Nowadays, it is a pole of attraction for chefs, sommeliers, journalists, and connoisseurs coming from all around the world. During this guided tour, you will discover the ancient art of the "master makers of vinegar," following the consolidated steps that lead to the creation of one of the main excellences of the Italian culinary tradition, the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena.
You'll be given the chance to visit the ancient cellars and taste the special vinegar straight from the barrels in which it was aged. After exploring the production sites, you'll learn about the history of the product and take part in a guided tasting session to appreciate the differences between an industrial product and a traditionally aged version such as a 50-year-old balsamic vinegar.
The vinegar tasting will be accompanied with some of the best products of the local culinary tradition. This way, you'll be able to see and learn how to pair this precious product from Modena with specific kinds of food. Don't miss this chance to discover one of the best hidden secrets of the Italian culinary tradition. This is a special tour and you won't easily find something similar.
- Round trip from Milan
- Guided tour of the ancient production sites (acetaia)
- Tasting of the different versions of the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena from the barrel
- Pairing of the vinegar with typical local products
Know Before You Go
• The duration of the transfers is approximately 2-hours each way
• The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions