New York City hosted an exclusive event dedicated to the original Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, with acclaimed chefs engaged in spectacular show cooking and a sensorial tasting with many ideas for recipes. Sunday, June 23rd 2019, Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico di Modena (Consortium for the Protection of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena) in collaboration...

In the part of Emilia Romagna defined by its “fast cars and slow food,” Modena showcases Italian design genius as it has played out in the area for more than 1000 years. Here you can ogle Romanesque architecture as well as automotive masterpieces from such iconic marques as Maserati and Ferrari. There's always a good reason to visit Modena; five ar...

Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP di nuovo protagonista sulla scena gastronomica statunitense: il Consorzio di Tutela, ha infatti portato il prezioso condimento a fregiarsi negli ultimi giorni, di prestigiose vetrine nel principale mercato d’Oltreoceano con una serie di iniziative promozionali. La più importante è stata certamente quella che dal 19 al...

Balsamic vinegar lovers, rejoice! On Saturday, March 2, Eataly NYC Flatiron is celebrating Aceto Balsamico Day with up to 50% off select Traditional Balsamic Vinegars and complimentary tastingsthroughout our marketplace. Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale, or Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, is considered the ultimate Italian vinegar. The best of the best,...

The thought of sampling vinegar dribbled straight into a spoon is enough to draw anyone’s face into a squeamish pucker. But traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena, aceto balsamico t radizionale di Modena, is not just any vinegar, and it’s anything but bitter. Instead, it’s considered the king of vinegars and one of Italy's most important culinary l...

The Consortium for the protection of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is preparing for another year full of events and surprises. 2018 was an intense but successful year which saw the project “Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, The Original” present on many fronts. The activities opened in February with the Consortium’s presence at the South Beach Wine & Food F...

We commenced our trip at the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) with an introduction to Slow Food and traditional Piedmontese food, moved to Turin for the incredible Salon del Gusto, trained to Genoa, and noshed and sipped our way through Liguria, Emilia-Romanga, and Tuscany. Carlo Petrini started the Slow Food movement in Italy in 1986 to...

The area of production of balsamic vinegar falls within the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia, in Emilia-Romagna, where there are ideal climatic conditions and grapes have the right concentration of sugars and acidity. The practice of cooking grape must goes back to the ancient Romans: the so-called sapumwas used both as a medicine and in the k...

In Italy it's called the vendemmia, or grape harvest. Yet this lambrusco grape varietal won't become a red wine, but, something else, which could take far longer to mature. This is where balsamic vinegar begins. Rolando Beramendi is a chef, cookbook author, and importer of artisanal Italian foods. He told correspondent Seth Doane, "Yes, the balsami...

Aceto Balsamico di Modena PGI (Balsamic Vinegar of Modena) will be the protagonist of a series of events and important collaborations with U.S. partners throughout the month of October, as part of the project ‘Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, The Original’ funded by the EU. “More than a year after the start of the American project – explains the directo...