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 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.

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.

  • 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)
  • Private transportation service
  • Everything not mentioned in inclusions

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.

Lunch optionA typical lunch could be added at one of the local trattorias or at the breath-taking panoramic restaurant of Castello di Bianello, true symbol of the local network of ancient manors owned by Countess Matilde di Canossa when she was ruling over Italy during the Middle Ages.

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 the timings.
  • Pick-ups: If you add the car+driver supplement from a specific town, you will be picked up at your hotel downtown. If out of town, you could be asked to pay a further supplement.
  • Live production: being artisanal and not industrial products, the working cycle is not repeated every day at the same time, so it is not guaranteed to see craftsmen at work at each site (for example: Wine and Vinegar making, Prosciutto di Parma, Culatello).

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