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Great experience and personal touch!

Others have said it all already. We had a lovely afternoon with Marcello, a super-pleasant and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tokyo, Japan
Knowledgeable, intimate tour with tasting

The tour, which is really a short history lesson and tasting is amazing. I learned a lot about... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
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Via Sandro Cabassi 67, 41123, Modena, Italy
+39 059 333015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 20 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

Thank Derrick D
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

An incredible experience. Please note the tasting is free and there should be no expectation of additional free food (Finland review?). The host was exceptionally warm and welcoming, as was his mother-in-law. The namesake, Giorgio, even made an attempt to welcome us despite limited English....More

1  Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place. What an experience. Giovanna was very informative. We learned so much about Balsamic vinegar. Will never go back to fake ones again. taste is completely different from the ones that you buy from supermarket. I would recommend people r to make a...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