Parma: Parmigiano-Reggiano Tour and Tasting

Parma: Parmigiano-Reggiano Tour and Tasting

From US$ 34.03 per person

Enjoy the Italian countryside and learn how they make Parmigiano-Reggiano at the Montecoppe dairy. Discover the subtle differences between different ages of this famous cheese in a delicious tasting.

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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the stables
  • See the beautifully designed dairy
  • Discover the process of making Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Taste a world-famous cheese
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Experience the entire life cycle of the famous "King of Cheeses," Parmigiano-Reggiano. See the beautiful nature of the protected Parco dei Boschi di Carrega. Learn about the traditional methods used by the Montecoppe dairy to produce this exquisite cheese.

Admire the new dairy, designed by internationally-renowned architect Guido Canali. Enjoy the perfect blend between old and modern and the way the design melds with the landscape.

Begin your tour with a visit to the stables. Learn about the company's respectful agricultural methods, which help protect the environment and the entire supply chain.

Continue to the viewing platform above the dairy itself. See the busy production rooms from above, watching as diligent workers create a delicacy.

See the mold deposit, where workers pour the prepared cheese mixture into huge molds to create the distinctive Parmigiano-Reggiano wheel shape.

End your tour with a delicious tasting. Discover how aging a wheel alters the taste and revel in the complex flavors of this iconic cheese. Pair your cheese with a flavorful Italian wine.

Includes
  • Guided tour of the stables, Montecoppe dairy, and mold deposit
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano tasting with several ages of cheese
  • Glass of wine
  • Transport between stops
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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What to bring

  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes
  • * Your own vehicle

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  • You will need to drive yourself between the stops of tour
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December 7, 2021

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