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Acetaia del Cristo Societa Agricola s.s.

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Address: Via Badia 41/A, 41030 Bomporto, Italy
Phone Number: 39059907425
9:00 am - 11:59 am
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:59 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

At the Acetaia del Cristo since three generations we are working in order...

At the Acetaia del Cristo since three generations we are working in order to pass on the cultural heritage and charm of TRADITIONAL BALSAMIC VINEGAR of MODENA, which in the past was restricted to family use and closely guarded in the attics of our forefathers. To date, we can still claim we are the most important world producer of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, thanks to 2000 casks exclusively used to produce Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO (Protected Designation of Origin). It is us personally, along with our families, who carry out every single step in full compliance with the most ancient traditions and the PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) regulations: from cultivating our organically farmed grapes, to vintage, must cooking and the delicate drawing, decanting and topping-up operations.

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THE must visit real craft Vinegar producer of Modena

I booked a visit on the phone just to be safe. (free by the way ) Whenn arriving i was asked to wait a short while in a type of dining/ tasting room unril one of the owners... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
Arlon, Belgium
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Arlon, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I booked a visit on the phone just to be safe. (free by the way ) Whenn arriving i was asked to wait a short while in a type of dining/ tasting room unril one of the owners (famiy owned) Daniele turned up and presented hismself as my guide for the day. I won`t and cant redo his explenation ,... More 

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Daniele B, Proprietario at Acetaia del Cristo Societa Agricola s.s., responded to this review

Gentilissimo Theuten, I think you understand the essence of our job. All of us, true balsamic producers love our work and our vinegars like our children. in fact the balsamic is an important part of our lives and of our affections. we are so proud of that. thank you for the time that you spent whit us, now we wait... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Having organised a short notice long weekend in Bologna, we were very keen to see traditional balsamic vinegar being produced. We aren't fans of organised tours (of which there are loads charging prices of around €150 pp and up) so we organised an independent tour to Acetaia del Cristo. Eleonora was very efficient over email at arranging a private tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Upon hearing we would be passing through the Modena area on the way to Bologna, a friend who happens to be something of a vinegar aficionado, who also knows how much we enjoy wine, asked if we'd ever considered doing a tour of a balsamic vinegar producer. We had not but he was beyond enthusiastic so, rather than hunt for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

A very interesting tour. From seeing the Vinyard, to understanding what happens in the wood barrels for the first 12 yrs, to tasting the delicious syrup like substance they call balsamic vinegar, it all was so interesting and so worth the tour. We walked away with 3 bottles of the delicious vinegar.

Thank TammyTrue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We (a couple) simply stopped and rang the bell outside the farms entrance. Despite not coordinating our visit in advance, we were allowed in and in less than five minutes the great guide (her name escapes me, sorry) showed us through the production process and patiently answered our questions. We were surprised to learn that what we know as "balsamic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

True traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena is EXPENSIVE, there is no way around it. So I was secretly worried when I booked this it would be a short tour and a long sales pitch. That couldn't have been farther from the truth. Daniele was very thorough and explained every step and showed us every barrel with a mixture of pride... More 

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Modena, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The acetaia is in a wonderful location in the countryside north of Modena. This family run estate offers a brilliant insight into the hard work and years of dedication that go into making traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena. During the guide (all in perfect English) we learnt about the various steps and the history of balsamic vinegar. It really is... More 

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Hertfordshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Acetaia del Cristo is in a stunning location just outside Modena. Daniele was our guide and he explained in brilliant English the whole process of making real Modenese balsamic vinegar, very different to the balsamic vinegar we are used to. After the tour we were able to try many different types of vinegar, all delicious, we even got to try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012 via mobile

Lovely family run estate in the middle of the beautiful Modena countryside. Daniele is the perfect host and gives an excellent half hour tour of the estate during which he explains the traditional method of making true Balsamic Vinegar of Modena!  You are shown the entire process from vine to vat to the cask maturing process - all explained in... More 

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