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Nice family run business

This is a lovely family run business. Owner Andrea gave us a tour of the acetaia and an explanation... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Discover true balsamic

A beautiful acetaia where you can meet Andrea, who has a real passion for the production of... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2014
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20 Dec 2016
“Nice family run business”
30 Sep 2014
“Discover true balsamic”
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a lovely family run business. Owner Andrea gave us a tour of the acetaia and an explanation of the process of producing balsamic vinegar. We got to taste various different produce and then had the opportunity to purchase in their small shop. After...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

A beautiful acetaia where you can meet Andrea, who has a real passion for the production of traditional balsamic. An invaluable experience to see first hand the beautiful room holding the barrels of aging balsamic and having the opportunity to hear Andrea's presentation. The beautiful...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We traveled all over Italy for three weeks, and made it a point to spend a few days in the Reggio Emilia region to sample some of the wonderful foods in the famous gastronomical center of Italy. I wanted to find a traditional Balsamico producer,...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank IvanCU
Reviewed 8 March 2014

We travelled to Novellara to visit Acetaia San Giacomo today, and its hard to find the words to describe our experience. The tour was very informative and interesting. Andrea is an amazing guide! He has tons of knowledge to share and takes his time to...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank 725amandam
Reviewed 14 October 2012

As we both like Balsamico very much we wanted to buy some Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio from one of the farms that actually produces the real thing and see if we could visit a "Batteria", a production line of Balsamico of ever increasing age. Via...More

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andrebezz, Owner at Acetaia San Giacomo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2013

Thank you very much for your visit and for your nice review. I'm glad you liked our Acetaia. I'm sorry I wasn't there for your visit but I'm sure that Amedeo took care of you. Please spread the "voice" about the Real Traditional Balsamic! Best...More

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