Balsamic Escape. In the Lambrusco Wine Hills (1 Night)

Inspiring Experiences


Hillside of Reggio-Emilia (30 km south-east of Parma)


2 days – 1 night

N. attendees:

min 2 max 10 People


Monday to Saturday (not from December to February)

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.

  • 1 night in DBL room at a country-chic B&B within a Balsamic Vinegar & Lambrusco estate in the hills of Reggio Emilia
  • Guided tour & tasting at both the winery & the Acetaia
  • Swimming pool, gym
  • 3-course dinner with typical menu at the estate’s restaurant (not on Mondays, wine excluded)
  • Guided tour & tasting at a Parmigiano Reggiano producer (at the owner’s care)
  • Everything not mentioned in inclusions

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.

Day 1

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.

Day 2

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.

Cancellation Policy:

  • No fee up to 8 days before the starting day;
  • From 7 days to 3 days before the tour starting date: 50% penalty;
  • 48 hours’ notice: 70% penalty;
  • 24 hours’ notice: 100% penalty.

Please Note:

  • Program: the described program may undergo minor changes in timings and schedule;
  • Pick-ups: If you choose the car+driver option the price is calculated considering a pick-up from your hotel town or immediate surroundings (max 15 Km). Pick-ups from other locations can be purchased with a surcharge to be agreed upon by email request;
  • Our drivers are NOT driver-guides, since this kind of professional profile is forbidden by the Italian law.
  • It is not guaranteed to see the craftsmen at work at every production: being artisanal and not industrial products, the working cycle is not repeated every day at the same time (e.g. Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, wine making, Prosciutto di Parma, Culatello)

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