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Booked a free reservation by email - easy. Arrived a little too early, but we were met by the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
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After tasting this balsamic vinegar you will never be satisfied with grocery store stuff again. A... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
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Via Sandro Cabassi 67, 41123, Modena, Italy
+39 059 333015
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Booked a free reservation by email - easy. Arrived a little too early, but we were met by the gracious hosts and offered to sit and wait in a lovely yard/ sitting area. The tour is very basic- just the attic of the house. Marcello...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

After tasting this balsamic vinegar you will never be satisfied with grocery store stuff again. A few drops of this stuff will make your eyes roll back in your head, in a good way. Not only is the balsamic wonderful, the family members that run...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kingvictor29
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We had a brilliant tour last month by the owners. The care and time that goes into each production run is incredible and unparalleled. The history and difference relative to the standard supermarket-bought balsamic needs to be experienced to be appreciated. A true quality product...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BowdonBlue
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We were sceptical but figured what the hell, we’re in Modena. We’re so glad we went! Really friendly tour and the history and process were fascinating. The problem now is, I won’t be able to go back to the slop they sell us in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeffreyjackthefirst
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Others have said it all already. We had a lovely afternoon with Marcello, a super-pleasant and friendly guy, who explained the balsamic vinegar manufacturing process as well as what makes the real Modena stuff different and the best. Marcello was incredibly generous, first offering us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chestnut76
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

The tour, which is really a short history lesson and tasting is amazing. I learned a lot about balsamic vinegar and now that I have tasted the real thing, don’t know how I will be able to consume commercial balsamic vinegar again There is no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

we made an appointment and visited this Acetaia in Sept 2017, with our then 3 year old. had a lovely time (about 90 min) learning all about how balsamic vinegar is made. The owners Giorgio and Giovanna are super nice. Giovanna gave the presentation. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andre L
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The Acetaia di Giorgio is on the outskirts of Modena and easy to find. Located in a beautiful residence, we were welcomed by Giovanna, Giorgio's wife, with a refreshing glass of water before we attended the tasting on the second floor of the villa. Giovanna...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dutch52
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is the only remaining acetaia (vinegar producer) within the city area, rather than in the surrounding countryside. The fourth-generation of the Barbieri family welcomes guests into the family home, built in 1870, for a tour and tasting of the precious barrels stored in the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RobertaSydney
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We went here outside hours & rang the gate and a friendly voice responded and said “Arrivo” The lady came to the gate and was immediately warm and welcoming & we knew she was proud of the story she was about to share. We learned...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, have not been on the website for awhile. Hope you visited. The 'guide' is the fiancee of the company's daughter (Carlotta, I believe, with one of the vinegars named after her). LOVED the balsamic in the tasting room... More