Parmigiano cheese and culatello
The tour of the factory where the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is produced can be taken at any time of the day.
The tour commences with a brief history of Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese. You will then proceed inside the factory where you will be able to see the production of the cheese taking place however, if you wish to see the start of the process the tour must commence before 9.00am as this is the time the cheese makers pull the cheese from the milk vats. You will then be taken to the seasoning/storage rooms to see the final stages of production.
At the end of the tour there will be a degustation of different aged Parmigiano Reggiano Cheeses. There is also the opportunity to buy local products from the on-sight shop.
Afterwards, we will proceed to the Zibello district: land of fog and ‘Culatello’.
It will be possible to visit the ancient culatello cellars with its infamous smells and flavours.
The tour will then continue with a typical tasting of: culatello, strolghino, and Lambrusco wine.
Prices include return transport from your accommodation or location, a private guide, entry into the facilities and a degustation at the conclusion of the visit.