Your full day outing will take you to see all of the gastronomic treasures of the Emilia Romagna Region.
Your day will begin with a stop at a local Parmigiano Reggiano producer, where you will experience the production of this “King of Cheeses” first hand. You will learn about the traditional phases of production that have remained unvaried for centuries and have been passed down through generations of cheese makers. The precise movement of the cheese maker and the passion that goes into making each wheel will stay with you for a long time. Afterwards you will be able to taste the parmesan along with other products from the dairy.
The gastronomic outing will continue with a stop to see one of the most treasured gastronomic pleasures that has rendered Parma famous: Prosciutto di Parma. Prosciutto di Parma is a 100% natural and healthy product, almost fat free, rich in proteins and with a low percentage of cholesterol. In other words, an authentic guarantee. Prosciutto is a truly genuine gastronomic masterpiece which comes from a real passion for the product and fine attention to its making. After seeing the factory, there will be a sumptuous lunch right at the “Prosciuttificio”.
Your last stop will be in Modena, home to one of Italy's greates treasures. Any one will tell you that the Balsamic Vinegar produced in the traditional way by vinegar producing families, is completely different to what is sold in most stores. Ageing the perfect vinegar in the wood flavored barrels is a process that can only be learned over time. You are in for a special treat as you visit a traditional acetaia and discover the secrets of making the perfect balsamic vinegar.