Il Borgo del Balsamico on The Boston Globe

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Il Borgo del Balsamico on The Boston Globe

Il Borgo del Balsamico on The Boston Globe

[…] Day 3 began with a tour of Modena’s world famous vinegar production at the small, family-owned Il Borgo del Balsamico. In the attic of an ancient manor house, our personal guide explained how pressed grape must (juice along with skin, seeds, and stems) is slowly reduced and moved to ever smaller casks of different woods for at least 12 years. We were surprised to see a boutique product made in such a modest space, but apparently nearly every attic in the region has its own for-home-use production.

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