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PARMIGIANO DOP DAIRY FARM VISIT AND TASTING NEAR BOLOGNA
134 USD
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Ever curious about the production process of the world's most revered cheese? Then join us on a fascinating journey to uncover the secrets behind Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, the king of cheeses! Not only will you get an insider's look at the traditional production methods, but you'll also indulge in a delightful tasting session featuring an array of artisanal cheeses that will delight your senses.
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Embark on an exclusive adventure to the heart of Italy's esteemed Parmigiano Reggiano DOP cheese production. With only around 300 authorized dairy farms across the country, this is a unique opportunity to delve into the world of the king of cheeses. The five designated districts where this prized cheese is produced are scattered throughout Italy, with four found in the picturesque region of Emilia Romagna, and one particularly special site located in Bologna - but only on the left bank of the Reno River. If you're visiting our captivating city, this unforgettable experience is not to be missed! We'll provide you with train tickets from Bologna Central Station, which will whisk you away to the charming town of Bazzano in under 45 minutes. Upon arrival, meet your guide and stroll through the medieval village's historic center, a mere 10-15 minute walk, to reach our preferred Parmigiano Reggiano DOP dairy farm. Once inside, don the necessary protective gear and immerse yourself in the "behind-the-scenes" of the daily cheese-making process. Learn about the ingredients, production methods, and selection criteria, culminating in a sumptuous tasting of freshly made ricotta and Parmigiano Reggiano, paired with local wines. The guided tour and tasting will last approximately 2 hours, after which you can choose to return to Bologna or linger in Bazzano to explore the local castle or savor a delightful lunch. Leave the logistics to us - we'll take care of the tickets and provide all the necessary information, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience.