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Villa San Donnino

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Address: Strada Medicina 25, 41126, Modena, Italy
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+39 340 257 9734
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Production of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Balsamic...

Production of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Balsamic Condiment.

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Undisputedly the highlight of our trip

A wonderful and truly educational experience for anyone seeking to unearth the many wonders of Modena. The owner Davide gave us an excellent insight into the authenticity of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful and truly educational experience for anyone seeking to unearth the many wonders of Modena. The owner Davide gave us an excellent insight into the authenticity of traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena and the staged controlled processes and ingredients which earn this product its exclusive certification. A truly enjoyable and informative session which was the perfect conclusion to our... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a must-do for anybody visiting Modena! My husband and I visited Villa San Donnino in November. We were staying in Bologna and took a morning train to Modena (approx. 20 minutes). From the train station, we took a cab to Villa San Donnino (approx. 20 minutes & 20 Euro). Upon arriving, we were greeted by the owner before... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Four adults and an 18 month old visited this lovely estate in October, 2016. We were late for the full tour. No problem, our host provided an informative private tour. The aging process for true balsamic from Modena is amazingly long, up to 25 years in wooded casks. You can put the real old stuff on ice cream. They did... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Now that I am back home, I appreciate this tour even more as I keep sharing it with other people going to the area. Learned so much about balsamic vinegar and our guide could not have been more charming. Had a reservation and took the train from Bologna, then a taxi out to the the villa. Very easy and they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Fun facts. Yummi balsamico. Very professional staff. Worth the visit. A bit far from the city. Going bus car took approxamit 20 minutes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived 3 h late due to circumstances, but still got an extensive explanation and a tasting. (Thank you for that) Beautiful setting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The tour consisted of looking at and hearing about the barrels and how they age the balsamic. Tasting the product was fantastic. I wish I could have purchased some but with only a carry on, not possible.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Now, I know the difference between vinegar from Modena and the real, authentic balsamic vinegar made only with grapes. Fantastic, free tour! Feel free to buy a 12year old authentic balsamic vinegar for 40 euros for 100ml. Davide is the owner and is so knowledgable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Booked last minute.... for a Sunday morning (was very surprised), they got back straight away with confirmation of being able to attend a tour. Great communication. Arrived and buzzed in through some gates and greeted at the property. Lovely place and so informative, got a little taster at the end which was so tasty. No hard... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Acetaia Villa San Donnino is a very small family owned operation. Their tour is very informative and their product is outstanding. There were only 6 people is our tour so it was initimate

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