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Acetaia Villa San Donnino

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Great way to spend an afternoon!!

We contacted the Villa the day before our visit and luckily they had an English tour the next day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard J
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
The ultimate authentic tour

Nicolina was the best tour guide we could have asked for; so knowledgeable and happy. The quality... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ambassador496815
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Production of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Balsamic Condiment. The Villa of Vinegar in Modena On March 14th 1910 the project of the Villa was submitted on behalf of Lieutenant Claudio San Donnino. It was later to become an exquisite...more
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Strada Medicina 25, 41126, Modena, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 August 2016

As fans of balsamic vinegar, we noticed we were travelling through Modena during a trip to Italy, so on TA's recommendation we arranged to visit Villa San Donnino. Thankfully we did! The Acetaia owner Davide arranged for us to take part in his English language...More

6  Thank bwainwright77
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We toured this facility in October of 2013. A wealthy international group was touring with us. Davide seemed nervous when they arrived - his warm demeanor changed. Shortly after their arrival, I was quietly approached by a male individual of the group and threatened/warned (in...More

7  Thank Gina2178
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We contacted Nicolina via email on our way up from Napoli to see if a tour could be arranged for the afternoon. Very quickly accommodated. Note: you will be met with a gate at the entrance. You must get out of your car and push...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We contacted the Villa the day before our visit and luckily they had an English tour the next day at 3pm so we booked on. We spent most of the day in Modena & then drove to the Acetaia. We arrived at the large impressive...More

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicolina was the best tour guide we could have asked for; so knowledgeable and happy. The quality of DOP modena balsamic is out of this world; you will be dreaming about balsamic after the taste testers :)

1  Thank Ambassador496815
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just rocked up to the Acetaia on a Saturday without having booked a tour and asked if we could join an English speaking tour and it just so happened there was one starting soon. We found the tour and the whole process very informative....More

1  Thank Stravio
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience. Learnt a lot about aceto balsamico tradizionale di Modena and the difference between the traditional one and the aceto balsamico that you can find in supermarkets. The tour was given by the owner himself, full of information, had a tasting afterwards and...More

1  Thank roxanaboldea
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My wife and I visited Acetaia Villa San Donnino during a short stay in Modena. We're big fans of balsamic vinegar (albeit the mass-produced version that's most readily available where we live), and we savored the experience of learning about the process of making and...More

2  Thank Josh F
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Nicolina is extremely personable and knowledgeable, she did a great job providing the history of making balsamic vinegar in Modena, the process, differences between different types, and of course how to distinguish real traditional aged vinegar from what you’d find in markets. Would 100% recommend!

3  Thank Julia K
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour - it was very informative and entertaining at the same time! We got to taste a variety of balsamic vinegars which were really delicious and as the other reviews mentioned, the ice cream with balsamic was so good!! The tour was...More

1  Thank Shch25
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Easily arranged by email Informative talk and tasting. The real stuff is so different! Time flew. Friendly guide and no hard sell either Beautiful setting - will need your sat nav! 90 minutes. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank jacrs2014
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in Bologna. We called last minute on a Sunday morning and were told when they were giving English-speaking tours. The owner himself was on site and we had a fantastic explanation and tasting, followed by a tour showing the...More

1  Thank chmido
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83rodw
19 November 2018|
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Response from DAVIDEL1788 | Property representative |
Hello Davide. you can send an email and we write all the information that you need.
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Gwen1217
25 July 2018|
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Hello, from the Modena train station the best way is to take a taxi (cost about 24 euro). For the moment we could have availability for an English tour at 10 and 11am and at 3pm. The duration of the complete tour, visit and... More
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MegKellerMarvin
27 September 2017|
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Response from DAVIDEL1788 | Property representative |
Good morning Meg! The tour and the teasting are free. It takes more or less 45/50 minutes. Have you got a preference day? We could have a tour at 10:30 Or 11:30 a.m. And 14:30 or 15:30 p.m. Wating for your confirm, Have a... More
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