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I never appreciated what 'authentic' balsamic was before this....

We had a brilliant tour last month by the owners. The care and time that goes into each production... read more

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A must do if you’re in Modena

We were sceptical but figured what the hell, we’re in Modena. We’re so glad we went! Really... read more

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Via Sandro Cabassi 67, 41123, Modena, Italy
+39 059 333015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank kevincarlthefirst
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

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

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

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

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

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

1  Thank darraghayes
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We were very impressed. We were invited into the home where the product is made since the 1800's. The smell was captivating upon entering. We were then explained the history and production of this fine product. It was extremely interesting and you will taste the...More

1  Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Go for the free tour and tasting! See 140+ year old barrels and taste 25+ year old vinegar. It is an amazing experience and is free. Credit cards are accepted for purchases. Loved this experience and will continue to make future purchases from this producer...More

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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