Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and wine cellar
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 winery which is located in a very pleasant, panoramic position in the hills of Parma and is surrounded by vineyards from which the typical Emilian wines are produced.
The tour commences in the vineyard with a brief on the history of the grapes and the estate. You will then proceed into the cellars where the guide will explain the whole wine making process.
At the end of visit there will be a degustation with tastings of different red and white local wines.
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.