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Address: Via Monte Grappa 10, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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+39 392 677 4005
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Travel slow, eat local, get to know what you eat - that´s what we do. We...

Travel slow, eat local, get to know what you eat - that´s what we do. We take you to the local producer of Parmigiano cheese, Balsamico vinegar and Proscuitto di Parma, small Slowfood companies in the great area BolognaWe are specialized on small groups of people (2-4 pers.) with a sense for good food, an adventuresome palate and with curiosity for the "real thing".

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How many Basilica's have you seen and remembered? For an experience that will last a lifetime, do this parmigiana cheese and traditional balsamic vinegar tour. This experience... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 May 2016
kdreamer2015
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San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

How many Basilica's have you seen and remembered? For an experience that will last a lifetime, do this parmigiana cheese and traditional balsamic vinegar tour. This experience will last a life time. My husband and I did a private tour arranged by Martina. We had Frederico as our personal guide and driver. He picked us up at our hotel at... More 

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myfoodiemap, Owner at Golosaitalia Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, we really appreciate! Martina More 

Washougal, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Great day. The wife and I got picked up at 8 AM at our hotel by Audrey, our tour guide, and taken on a private tour of a cheese operation and a balsamic vinegar cellar and had a pleasant lunch in the countryside. It was special to be the only ones on the tour and not in some large bus... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

I joined my husband in Bologna because he was attending a large trade show for his companywork. I asked people back home in Maryland "what do you do in Bologna"? I was sent a link and as soon as I sent an e-mail of inquiry I received a warm e-mail from Martina Kuhnert. After reviewing the choices I then selected... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

We pondered for ages if we wanted to spend the money in this day tour, after friends told us "don't even worry about the cost, just go.." And gosh we are glad we did. Alex was a WONDERFUL tour guide, and the local business we visited were fantastic. Just go. Don't even worry about it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and I would like to thank Alex so much for our wonderful experience today! This has been the highlight of our italian trip! We have had a truly unique culinary experience and have seen traditional italian way of life. Alex's knowledge and passion for food is amazing! I think she should have become a chef. :). We had... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

My wife and I did Golosaitalia's "Cheese & Balsamic" tour in May, and echo what others have said. Alex was a fantastic person to spend the day with- warm & friendly as well as very knowledgeable & informative. The visit to the cheese producer was fascinating, as we saw most of the stages in production first hand. This small "factory"... More 

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Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

A friend booked is for us and it was the best way to see the city and get to see the city too. We tried everything and learned all about how the food was prepared. The tour took us through the markets and ended by trying all our purchases at a cute trattoria. Love this and will do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

We went out for the day, with another couple, with Alex as our host. Alex is bilingual (Eng/It) and has great relationships with the folks at both the parmesan cheese and the balsamic vinegar locations. She is an excellent driver and that made the trip through the hills very enjoyable. Being on a tour with just four people made for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

We spent a day with Alex touring a parmesan cheese factory, the balsamic vinegar museum, and the market in Modena. We arranged everything by email with Martina, who let us customize our day to whatever we wanted to do. We weren't nickel-and-dimed for changing the standard itinerary, it was very easy and simple. Our tour guide, Alex, met us at... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

BEST food tour in Bologna, no question! My boyfriend and I were taken on a tour (just the two of us!) with the wonderful Alex from 8am until 7pm that night. We did the parmigiano and balsamic day tour with the addition of a shortened market tour (as it was a Thursday we were given a tour through the Modena... More 

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