Tour of Parmesan Cheese, Parma Ham, and Balsamic Vinegar Acetaia July 1st 2018 Our first day in Bologna saw us on the "Tasty-Bus", yes that was the actual name. We had booked a full day of touring food producers, tasting their goods and buying some for Rupert and Pauline when we go to Berlin. Today was an early start we had to be in Parma by 8:45, over 1 hours drive from our accommodation.
Our fist stop was to an artisan cheese factory to watch the final stages of Parmigi ... read more
Europe » Italy » Emilia-Romagna » Parma Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more