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Then it was on to a small operation that makes Balsamic Vinegar. It takes 12 - 25 years for the process to get the DOP label, but it was amazing. We sprung for a small bottle that we can carry with us for salads and for whenever we need to splurge.
Then it was on to a Prosciutto factory. The hind legs of pigs are salted and cured for up to 2 years and we saw the process where many ...
ALEX GETTING READY
Like a lava flow thru a flat field
Like one little ant finding his way
Thru unfamiliar territory
Like a toddler taking his first step
Like a cat stretching in the morning
Like a leaf fluttering to the ground
Like sunset thru the trees
Like an Italian meal
DAY IN BOLOGNA
Sleep in - between silky sheets on environmental pillows
... city center
A mere 6 km away
Star Excelsior is contemporary and as promised
In city center directly across from the train station
From our window we can see the morning and evening rush
From our hotel, most of the "sites" are minutes away by foot
Modern art museum,
We have only 1 full day here
So we pick and choose
Dinner - da Nello al Montegrappa
Sauted mushrooms, house wine, veggie plate, ...
After a shopping day and visit to the Balsamic Vinegar museum (yes, really!!) yesterday we took a trip to the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena before moving on to Milan.
This museum is dedicated to the work and life of Enzo Ferrari, creator of the famous marque.
The main display hall was actually dedicated to the 100 year anniversary of Maserati and there was not a Ferrari in sight here. It was a fascinating display of truly immaculate cars ...
... producers use different combinations to produce slightly different flavours. The vinegar is in a barrel for 12 months and then it is transferred to the next barrel, 10% evaporation happens so they transfer 10% from the following year to maintain the level, this is done in February of each year. After 12 years it is tested and if it meets the necessary standards it is bottled by the co-op and labelled with the correct standards of the Modena ...