If you are curious to learn everything about Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, and before buying a bottle you want to try different artisanal products made according to the tradition, then the Historic Shop of “La Vecchia Dispensa” is the perfect place for you. Located in the picturesque historic village of Castelvetro, on the rolling hills just outside Modena, our shop boasts a history that dates back to 1975 and has since then been a popular destination for gourmet enthusiasts from all over the world: an experience that should not be missed! Can you imagine this feeling of entering a small village shop, in the heart of the province of Modena, and stepping on the same floor that has welcomed more than a generation of those in search of some good artisanal Balsamic Vinegar of Modena?
Furthermore, visiting our shop you will not only be able to discover the history of our tradition, but also taste the unique artisanal Balsamic Vinegar in its various qualities: from IGP to DOP, from the glaze to the unique products created for our customers, such as the Balsamic Salt or the Grape Saba.
The authentic Balsamic Vinegar of the Modenese tradition
Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is a product that requires great patience and skill. Every drop of this noble liquid contains centuries of history and dedication, the search for perfection and the correct balance in taste. Enter our Shop in Castelvetro and let yourself be captivated by the unique flavors and aromas of the product that has become a symbol of Italian excellence all over the world.
However, what really attracts connoisseurs and lovers of good food in the charming Shop of “La Vecchia Dispensa” is the possibility of enjoying the authentic flavor of artisanal Balsamic Vinegar of Modena for free. In fact, we produce and sell a vast selection of Traditional Balsamic Vinegars of Modena DOP, Balsamic Vinegars of Modena IGP and other balsamic condiments, all produced in our Acetaia with care and passion.
The ideal solution to get to know the “Black Gold” of our lands better, would be to book one of the tours of the Acetaia “La Vecchia Dispensa”, that will guide you in the discovery of production methods and traditional tasting techniques. However, if the time for your visit to our wonderful area is short and you don’t have the opportunity to visit the vinegar factory, don’t worry: tasting is always available and completely free in the Shop, so you can still enjoy the rich and complex taste of Balsamic Vinegar and buy a bottle of the product that suits your tastes best.
Not sure what to buy?
Whether it’s at the butcher’s or in a dairy, the tasting experience has always been the best way to choose a product that satisfies your culinary needs. And when it comes to artisanal Balsamic Vinegar, the same rule applies: a taste, even if “stolen” quickly from an old village shop, is exactly what you need to put the right bottle on the shelf of your pantry.
As for more, the staff of “La Vecchia Dispensa” is always at your disposal to offer you personalized purchasing advice, directing you towards the seasonal product that best suits your culinary needs. This ensures you a rewarding and fulfilling shopping experience, plus the beauty of taking home exactly what you need to make your meals absolutely delicious!
Come and visit us. We are in Via Bartolomeo Cavedoni, 1 in Castelvetro di Modena.