Escape to the picturesque wine hills of western Emilia. Lambrusco and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar.
The country-chic restaurant, the swimming pool and an educational Parmigiano experience will be the perfect therapy.
Needing a couple of rest days away from this mad world? Escape to the picturesque wine hills of western Emilia and dive into the magic world of Lambrusco and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar! The country-chic restaurant, the swimming pool and an educational Parmigiano experience will be the perfect therapy.
Afternoon: Arrival in the hillside of Reggio-Emilia and check-in at a country-chic resort housed within the Venturini Baldini property, an aristocratic farming estate dating back to the 1500s and incredibly rich in terms of historical heritage: Villa Manodori recalls the ancient glories of the noble families who called it home and is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday at the discovery of the food excellences of the area.
To follow: Guided tour of the vineyards, the ancient wine cellars and the vinegar loft to fully appreciate the preciousness of these utmost iconic products of Italy: a superb organic Lambrusco and the one and only Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale DOP (multiple tastings at the end).
Dinner: Enjoy a typical 3-course dinner at the brand-new restaurant located in their historic greenhouse (wine excluded).
Free time: Swimming pool at disposal.
Night: Overnight at the Relais.
Morning: Gourmet breakfast and check-out.
09:00 am: Guided visit to an authentic producer of Parmigiano-Reggiano PDO, where you’ll discover from a privileged close-up perspective how the King of all cheeses has been literally made by hand in the same way since the Benedictine monks invented it 10 centuries ago! Tasting at the end.
10:30 am: End of activities and head on to your next destination.