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DAY TRIP TO A TRADITIONAL CANTINA (winery) @GAVIOLI ANTICA CANTINA

 Lambrusco has made somewhat of a comeback - served up on the menu of many a trendy pop-up Italian restaurant. 

Usually plonked down on the table to accompany a hearty meal, or served as an aperitivo, Lambrusco is the wine of choice in Emilia - Romagna.  Find out what happened when I paid a visit to Gavioli Antica Cantina, in the small town of Nonatola.

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DAY TRIP TO A TRADITIONAL ACETAIA FOR TRADITIONAL BALSAMIC VINEGAR @ACETAIA DEL CRISTO

By virtue of it no longer being the 1950s, most people know what balsamic vinegar is. It has fast become a staple in many a middle-class household cupboard, whipped out and laboriously sloshed over salads across the nation. Actually, we’re doing it all wrong. 

I paid a visit to Acetaia dei Cristo, which has produced this beautifully brown syrupy stuff for over four generations to learn all about it. 

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