La Vecchia Dispensa
La Vecchia Dispensa was born in 1975 in Castelvetro di Modena from Pelloni–Tintori family’s passion for good cooking. The family run Acetaia, handed down for 4 generations, holds the family most precious treasure. In addition, they reached a high cooking quality over the years.
La Vecchia Dispensa produces Balsamic Vinegar of Modena IGP and Balsamic Vinegar of Modena DOP, according to the European regulations. It hands down with pride the most demanded traditional homemade products, in a familiar dimension.
From 2002 the family business has also been certified by ICEA for biological process and produces organic Balsamic Vinegar of Modena IGP as well as traditional jams and preserves with seasonal fruit.
The careful selection of grape musts and the aging in precious wooden barrels are also reflected in the choice of luxury packagings. La Vecchia Dispensa brand is always recognizable by the craftsmanship and quality of its products: each bottle is a unique truly handmade product. The international reputation achieved by the company over the time is attested by its selected customers scattered across the continents.
- Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena DOP Extra Vecchio
- Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena DOP Affinato
- Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP Etichetta Viola
- Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP Etichetta Blu
- Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP Etichetta Verde
- Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP Etichetta Rossa
- Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP Etichetta Oro
- Saba di Mele
- Saba di Pere
- Saba di Uva
- Composta di Duroni
- Composta di Amarene
- Composta di Fichi all’Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP
- Composta di Fragole all’Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP
- Crema di Marroni
- Marroni sciroppati
- Fior di Sale Balsamico
- Crema di Olive verdi
- Cipolla Rossa Tropea Calabria IGP in agrodolce
- Cipolline all’Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP
- Sugo alla Bolognese
- Crema di Cipolle all’Aceto Balsamico di Modena IGP
- Crema di Carciofi al Tartufo bianco
- Cioccolatini del Borgo – Balsamico e Parmigiano
- Cioccolatini al Balsamico
- Panettone Amarene e Balsamico di Ciliegie
- Amaretti di Modena
VISIT AND TASTING
Historic Acetaia (Prison Tower)
It is a unique experience - our Historic Acetaia is located inside the XVI Century tower. This place keeps safe our oldest barrels with treasured Balsamic Vinegar. Here, the authentic tradition of Balsamic Vinegar production handed down from generation to generation. A real Acetaia, not a museum! During the tour you will learn a lot about the Balsamic- making process and find our all the secrets behind the production of the “Black Gold”.
The tour takes approximately 1 hour.
Min. 2 persons – Max. 12 persons
Tour available only for individuals or small groups. Because of the old stairs, the tower is not recommended to people with mobility difficulties or claustrophobic.
In 1975 we expanded our Acetaia and opened another aging room on the ground floor of one of the historic buildings just next to the tower. A beautiful view of the famous Piazza della Dama (Chess Square) In the aging room, we offer an intense sensorial tour. During the tour you will learn a lot about the Balsamic-making process and find out all the secrets behind the production of the “Black Gold”.
The tour takes approximately 1 hour.
Min. 2 persons – Max. 40 persons.
Tour available for groups, and recommended to people with mobility difficulties or claustrophobic.
Every tour concludes with the guided tasting of 5 different Balsamic Vinegars: Balsamic Vinegars of Modena IGP and Traditional Balsamic Vinegars of Modena DOP. It’s a great opportunity to discover the features of this deli product, learn how to distinguish the different kinds of Balsamic Vinegar available on the market, and find out the best suggestions for use.
€7,00 per person (€5,00 over 12 persons) / free under 16 years old
The tour is available in Italian, English or Russian.
From Monday to Friday at 9 AM / 10.30 AM / 11:30 AM / 2:30 PM / 4 PM / 5.30 PM
On Saturday at 10.30 AM / 11.30 AM / 4 PM / 5.30 PM
Closed on Sunday
CASTELVETRO DI MODENA Valorizzazione Integrata Territorio Ambiente
Piazza Roma, 5 - 41014 Castelvetro di Modena (MO)
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