Aceto Balsamico

The king of vinegars - balsamic vinegar from Modena in Italy
Learn everything about the black gold from Italy!

Balsamic Vinegar from Modena and Reggio Emilia

All you need to know about balsamic vinegar from Italy!

Balsamic vinegar is as precious and rare as the white truffle from Alba in Italy, and also in terms of price. Balsamic belongs to the high society of food and by far the most popular vinegar in the Europe. It is a delicacy and a cultural asset of a special kind.

Balsamic Vinegar from Modena - Aceto BalsamicoImmerse yourself in the fascinating world of this unique delicacy, which has a centuries-old tradition. Learn the difference between a balsamic vinegar and a traditional balsamic vinegar, find out how to recognise a genuine traditional balsamic vinegar and why it rightly deserves the title "King of Vinegars".

Start with interesting facts about the black gold of Modena, the balsamic vinegar, so that you are familiar with the basic terms I use on the following pages. Here you will find basic information about this special vinegar essence from Italy. We will answer questions like: how can you recognise a real traditional balsamic vinegar? What is an white balsamic vinegar?Find out how a balsamico is made and why only the boiled down juice of the grapes is allowed as a natural ingredient. What should you consider if you want to buy an excellent balsamic vinegar? What means condimento and how healthy is a balsamic cream? What quality levels are there? Why is there no 30, 50 or even 100 year old balsamic vinegar?

Check out our travel impressions from the land of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale you will find sensory and enjoyment impressions of mine that I have collected on my travels. I will share with you my experiences with the vinegar producers and their tradition, which has been cultivated over many generations, and give you an insight into an acetaia (vinegar farm).

With our balsamic vinegar recipes you will find selected dishes from me and my customers to try out, as well as short instructions for a balsamic vinegar reduction or a delicious recipe for red lentil soup with balsamic vinegar.

Our news section will inform you about industry news, gastro and busienss updates in the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

If you like to know more about other vinegars please check out this article about different types of vinegar next to our beloved balsamic one.

And now I wish you lots of fun and, above all, enjoyment as you immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Aceto Balsamico!