The warmth and richness
The magical tastes in the company of
Local artisan guides, producers and makers
our best-selling tour of 2013-15
A Dream of a day
Let’s take you to meet the makers
When you arrive at the Parmesan Cheese Makers workshop the copper vats are filled with the world’s finest milk… steaming, sending a glistening, sweet, cream dairy aroma into the air.
Welcome to the magic.
You’ll now discover how “the King of all cheese” is made in all it’s meticulous detail… grain by grain. It is prepared in the very same way just as the inventors the Benedictine Monks would have wanted… You’ll see first hand the “making”, the salt pools and the “wheel cathedral ripening rooms”, walls of cheese!!
Thousands of wheels resting in the same Mapled place until perfect.
by hand always
Free Vintage Cheese Tastings!!
the Legends of Parma
Just the sauntering drive through the regal Langhirano valley is enough to ignite your interest in the Ham makers workshops.
Probably the first thing you’ll notice is the cleanliness of the pristine workshops and the fantastic aromas that develop through each maturing hall, nook and cranny.
You’ll see them all.
You will learn some amazing secrets about the finest ham in the world.
Then you will taste them!!
Yep it’s pretty amazing learning all the secrets
• Parma 3 Kings lunch and tastings.
Lunch is a simply the most perfectly stunning treat – the menu full of the
traditional Parma delicacies spread out before you. Relax now … relax.
Fresh country food – A fabulous lunch
Best we keep it secret until you receive your custom tour info pack.
Balsamico is the last unchanged 1000 year old treasure from medievil times. And with us you will walk through the ageing rooms and attic in a heavenly peak setting.
Angelo explains the myths and legends of Balsamico
It is, we feel, simply the finest of the finest moments…
You’ll love sampling the delights and standing in the company of such history… and it’s all at your pace. This is after all, your well earned, special day.
SUMMARY OF THE DAY
NEWS – FAMILY & TOUR SAFE
TOURISTS BE AWARE
Do you really fancy being driven around uninsured? Don’t risk your dream vacation tour.
The Polizia Municipale Parma are insisting No Tour Guides to Drive Tourists – some barely legal tour guides, like for example Food Tours in Parma, do drive tourists illegally as shown in their TA reviews. You will be on the spot fined 1500 euros as happened this summer on several occasions.
Meet 8.30am – A journey into the past… discovering the secrets of the most famous products of the territory:
- Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese DOP – the rustic maker
- Prosciutto di Parma ham DOP - the bespoke master
- Balsamico Tradizionale DOP - the last makers
Just look at our fantastic Gourmet Lunch spread
Gourmet 2 courses: all the Parma cold cuts, speciality dishes, 1 main (with Spinach or Ricotta ravioli and home made fresh morning Porcini pasta), 2 wines, balsamico, dolce e cafe.
Full Gourmet 3 courses with Spinach and Ricotta ravioli and home made fresh morning Porcini pasta: all the regional cold cuts, speciality dishes, 2 mains, 2 wines, balsamico, dolce e cafe.
Visit the incredible Balsamico makers with tastings.
HOW WE COMPARE We visit a private, reputable producers of truly authentic country DOP products. 100% satisfaction is our bottom line.
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