The Acetaia is located in the main square of the ancient village of Castelvetro di Modena, immersed in a picturesque setting with panoramic views of the hills and vineyards.
Ours is a long story that started in the beginning of the twentieth century when the Pelloni and Tintori families began to age Balsamic Vinegar in wooden barrels as an inheritance to be handed down as a dowry to their daughters. We can proudly boast one of the first Production and Trade Licenses for Balsamic Vinegar, n.13. This testifies to the long tradition of our family that continues today in the search for the highest quality and respect for tradition.
In 1975 inside the family palace we opened a shop called “Dispensa”, from the name of the wooden cupboard where we used to keep our Balsamic Vinegar in terracotta jars. Today our Collections are made of all the most representative Balsamic Vinegars of the family. Each product is unique and unrepeatable, obtained in limited quantities.
Castelvetro di Modena
The medieval village immersed in the picturesque landscape in the midst of vineyards and hills. In the area there are various attractions, e.g. Ferrari and Maserati museums, castles, Parmigiano Reggiano dairies, wineries etc.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.