Visit a traditional Modena DOP Balsamic Acetaia

Find out how the black gold of Modena is produced

  START/PICKUP : 14:00 pm
  DURATION : 3 Hours
  LANGUAGE : Italian - English
  Min. Persons : 2


A visit to a vinegar factory in Modena offers a fascinating immersive experience in the world of traditional balsamic vinegar production. During the visit, participants have the opportunity to learn the artisanal production process, from the selection of the grapes to the maturation in wooden barrels.

We explore the environments in which aging takes place and understand the crucial role of the different fermentation phases. Guests are guided through the magical journey of vinegar, exploring the cellars where the wooden barrels give it its unique character and taste rich in balsamic vinegar. During the visit, stories and traditions related to this prized condiment are shared, explaining the importance of patience and dedication in achieving perfection.

The visit culminates with a guided tasting, in which participants can taste different varieties of Modena balsamic vinegar, appreciating their aromatic nuances and complex taste profile. The experience provides not only a deeper understanding of the production process, but also a unique opportunity to savor and appreciate one of Italy's gastronomic treasures.





Experience Highlights
  • Visit a Traditional Acetaia in Modena

  • Enjoy a tasting of PDO and PGI Balsamic Vinegar

  • √  Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  •   Pickup and drop-off
  • √  Guide
  •   Entry tickets
  •   Tastings
  • X  Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Pets
  • Open-toed shoes
  • Slippers
  • Strollers 
Know before you go
  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • The guide will wait max 10 minutes from the departure time