From 1.5 hours to a whole day.
Visit a farm encompassing the whole production chain, from rearing the animals to processing the cheese. Meet the dairymen passing down their expertise to the next generation. Taste the product at its various maturations, surrounded by towering shelves of cheese wheels, and discover the secrets of traditional recipes.
Customise your experience and visit farms and dairies producing the King of Cheeses accompaniedby local experts: retrace the journey from field to table, farm to plate and fresh milk to Parmigiano Reggiano.
A long process, worth every second to create this intense and flavoursome speciality. Parmigiano Reggiano PDO is the product of a completely unique microclimate confined to an area in the Food Valley extending from Parma nearly as far as Bologna, and only natural ingredients. The cheese masters of Emilia are the true custodians of this special product, passing down their expertise from one generation to the next. * They painstakingly preserve the characteristic fragrances and flavours of this jewel in Emilia and Italy’s culinary crown, overseeing all production phases, 365 days a year.
They will teach you the secrets and artisan techniques for processing and maturing the cheese wheels. Sample and learn to identify the various maturations, from the youngest to most aged varieties during a delicious tasting session
More special activities:
Cutting school to learn how to cut into a fresh wheel. Each guest will have the chance to cut into a brand new wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano.
Make your own Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheel and have it matured for you. It will even have your name on it!
Mix and match this delicious experience with any of our other gourmet activities and create your own unique tour.
Are you a curious traveller, a gourmet expert or a food industry professional?
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