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Easily reached, engaging, tasty, and clear introduction to balsamic vinegar

We wanted to visit a balsamic vinegar producer close to town. Acetaio di Giorgio can be reached by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Informative and tasty tour

We decided to take a spontaneous day trip to Modena and were interested in doing one of the free... 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 wanted to visit a balsamic vinegar producer close to town. Acetaio di Giorgio can be reached by bus in minutes, or about 30 minutes on foot from the UNESCO central area. We arranged a time by cell phone the day before, shared the English...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Proqual
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take a spontaneous day trip to Modena and were interested in doing one of the free balsamic vinegar tours in the area. Marcello was the only one that replied at such late notice and we're glad he did! The tour location was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travstace
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the oldest continuous operational balsamic vinegar factory that is still run in the family home for centuries. They did a private tasting for us and I never would have known there is so much involved with balsamic manufacture. This is truly a must...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RknRon
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
Thank Godshotmaker
Reviewed 2 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 22 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
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Response from kathysS6302RB | 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