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Villa San Donnino

Strada Medicina 25, 41126, Modena, Italy
+39 340 257 9734
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Balsamic Vinegar farm to table - learn the secrets of a key ingredient in Italian cuisine.

We visited Villa San Donnino with 29 culinary students from HUMBER College in Toronto, who... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lucia W
Outstanding in every way. Thank you

We had the most amazing visit. Very interesting. Nicolina our guide was friendly and fabulous in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
marcelle k
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Strada Medicina 25, 41126, Modena, Italy
+39 340 257 9734

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Villa San Donnino with 29 culinary students from HUMBER College in Toronto, who thoroughly enjoyed the history, tasting and use of balsamic vinegar in Italian cooking. Davide and his team are so welcoming and knowledgeable. This was Humber's 3rd chef/dietitian led study abroad...More

Thank Lucia W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the most amazing visit. Very interesting. Nicolina our guide was friendly and fabulous in every way. It was our pleasure to buy their special and delicious balsamic products. Davide could not have been more friendly and couldn't help us enough. Please book your...More

1  Thank marcelle k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely visit Villa San Donnino and book a guide to learn about the making of balsamic vinegar, you will be glad that you did. It was one of the highlights of out trip to Italy. Davide was an extremely gracious host and a superb maker...More

Thank Stacy L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever happen in Modena make sure you book a slot at this place. We booked a visit and the guide, nicolina, explained carefully the processes and gave us a good understanding of the tradition. She was extremely lovely and passionate which was great....More

1  Thank martina p
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Here is you opportunity to see how made and to taste the world famous balsamic vinegar of Modena. You get to learn how vinegar-making is similar to wine-making, but instead of maintaining a constant temperature, vinegar-making relies on seasonal fluctuation of temperatures to make their...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Davide gave my pregnant wife and I a phenomenal tour of the grounds and shared with us the many intricacies related to the production of the true traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena. Davide was so sweet and made this visit a highlight of our trip...More

Thank YeyeNewYork
Davide L, Proprietario at Villa San Donnino, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the review. I really hope to meet you again at Villa San Donnino with your child! Davide

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We went there on a Sunday without an appointment. We were greeted by the owner David and he personally welcomed us and gave us the tour and process of making the Traditional Balsamic. Very knowledgeable and simple person. He explained everything and the complete process....More

Thank sam1976in
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...More

Thank KimmyMalta
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...More

1  Thank Elyssa G
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...More

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Hello! You have been so highly recommended by a friend who is a good writer. We would love to visit....is it possible tomorrow? Friday 19 May? Either morning or afternoon.
18 May 2017|
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Hi Davide We are lovers of balsamic and would love to visit you at a very short notice I.e either tomorrow 7 October after 4 pm or 8th October around 11 am . Pl let me know if possible. Sangita
7 October 2015|
Response from Davide L | Property representative |
Dear Sangita, unfortunately I read your request just now. I hope to have another opportunity to meet you. But better if you write on my mail address that you find on the web. Best regards, Davide
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Zayda S
Is an appointment necessary to take the tour? I was hoping to squeeze in a visit here , it sounds lovely ! Zayda
18 June 2015|
Response from Davide L | Property representative |
Dear Zayda, it will be a pleasure to meet you at Villa San Donnino. We are open every day but is better to take a reservation.
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