Food Valley experience with Tasting of Four Typical Products
Bologna

Food Valley Tour with Tasting of Four Typical Products

6 h
min 30
Food, Wine & nightlife
Private
difficulty Very easy
Car
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Tasting tour of four local products in the Food Valley

With this exciting food & wine tour you will visit the city of Parma and its greatest culinary delights! Among prosciutto, cold cuts, wine and cheeses you will move between the cities of Reggio Emilia and Modena to discover a vinegar factory where the famous balsamic vinegar is produced.

Food Valley experience with Tasting of Four Typical Products highlights: 

  • Taste the best culinary delights of Parma with our food tour
  • Observe the production and the preservation of te renowned Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Visit a "Prosciutto crudo" factory and find out how it is produced
  • Enjoy a good glass of local wine directly in a cellar of the "Colli di Parma"
  • Try the real Balsamic Vinegar of Modena during the visit of the vinegar factory
Description: 

Our gastronomic tour will give you the opportunity to taste the most renowned food delights of the Emilia-Romagna region. You will visit Parma, enjoying the delicious products of a dairy farm and a ham-factory, as you taste the local wine in one of the typical wine cellars.

Enjoy a food tour in the heart of Emilia-Romagna

The culinary traditions of Parma are mostly famous for two products: the Parmiggiano-Reggiano cheese and the Prosciutto di Parma. With our tour you will finally discover those two typical products of excellence of Italian food.
You will visit a real dairy farm where those products are put to rest. You will discover how they are preserved and all the processing techniques, and you will learn with the "Marino wind", the wind blowing from the Ligurian Sea to the hills of Parma, is so necessary to the curing of the prosciutto.

Admire the imposing Castle of Torrechiara

In the morning, you will have the opportunity to stop in the small medieval village of Torrechiara dominated by the castle built in 1448 by Pier Maria Rossi for his mistress, Bianca Pellegrini.  A stop in the history before heading towards the countryside hills and visit one of the wineries that produce the "Colli di Parma" DOC quality wine.
In the winery, you will enjoy a hearty lunch of typical products, accompanied by a glass of wines produced right from the cellar, such as Lambrusco or Malvasia.

Visit a vinegar factory to taste the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

One of the most popular flavors of the Emilian cuisine is born in this area... Our  tour will take you in the area between Reggio Emilia and Modena for a visit to a vinegar factory, where you'll taste the true balsamic vinegar from Modena and you will understand what makes it so unique.
The location of this factory, including barrels and production processes, will end with a tasting session of the product for a perfect end of a day dedicated to good food.