Italy has moved to defend the authenticity of Modena's balsamic vinegar over attempts by Slovenia to 'standardise' its production in a market worth about €1 billion. The Italian agriculture ministry has written to the European Commission contesting the move by Slovenia whose draft regulations on the classification of vinegar quality has caused alar...

Everyone perhaps knows the Italian Balsamic Vinegar as a gourmand ingredient to flavor a salad or Parmigiano Reggiano but this product is increasingly becoming a trending topic, versatile, and incredibly refined. It is not unusual now that a trendy bartender chooses a PDO Balsamic Vinegar to create a unique cocktail, or a 3 stars chef to enrich an...

EXCLUSIVE LIVE EVENT FROM ITALY! Join us on Saturday, November 21, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a conversation (in English) with the Giusti Family, the world's oldest producer of Aceto Balsamico di Modena. Register here. The "Great Deposit of Balsamic Vinegar of Giuseppe Giusti" is the oldest acetaia of the world, founded in 1605 in the town of Mod...

When it comes to her home pantry, Missy Robbins, renowned Chef and Owner of Brooklyn’s beloved Lilia and Misi, stocks her shelves like her restaurants – with basics to satisfy any desired taste. “I’m driven by cravings and ingredient inspiration – I’m just not a meal planner,” admits the James Beard award winner in her cookbook, “Breakfast, Lunch D...

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI (Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP), like all other European PDO and PGI products, is fully protected from any attempt of evocation. This is what Janusz Wojciechowski, the European Commissioner for Agriculture, wrote in a clear and explicit note to specify the meaning of the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European...

Nuovo anno e nuovi progetti di promozione e sviluppo all’orizzonte per l’Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP. Il primo appuntamento che vedrà impegnato il Consorzio di Tutela dell’IGP a livello istituzionale è per il 17 e 18 Febbraio alla Stazione Leopolda di Firenze in occasione dell’Anteprima Chianti Classico Collection, dove esso si presenterà insieme...

Cipolla Rossa di Tropea Calabria IGP, Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP, Pecorino Toscano DOP, Asiago DOP and the Queen of Made in Italy, Nutella. What does that have to do with McDonald’s? “My Selection” is the McDonalds hamburger range invented and launched with the collaboration of former Masterchef judge Joe Bastianich, arrived this year to the thi...

The Consortia for the protection of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO have signed a memorandum of understanding to share their strategies for the future. In recent years, the two Consortia have started a collaboration that has become increasingly intense identifying as common goals the protection of their...

In New York for the biggest wine and food festival, for an exclusive blogger event and a demonstration day: Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI was present in three major events this fall in the States, thanks to the campaign “Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, the Original”. It all began with NYCWFF, from the 10th to the 13th of October, the largest wine and...

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...