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STORIE DI FAMIGLIA. Made in Italy: Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, Aceto Balsamico di Modena

  • 03 Oct 2020
  • 11:00 AM
  • 21 Nov 2020
  • 12:00 PM
  • Online Event

Parmigiano Reggiano: Meet the Serra Family

Prosciutto di Parma: Meet the Conti Family

Aceto Balsamico di Modena: Meet the Giusti Family


Conversations will be in English

For over 200 years, the Conti family has been present in the small town of Langhirano in Emilia Romagna, Italy first as farmers and then starting in 1968 as Prosciutto di Parma makers. It all began when the Conti brothers, who were just twenty years old, decided to open a ham factory, with the help of their father Giovanni.Today, Conti remains a family-owned and operated company, the torch of century-old traditions and passion is carried by Afro with his wife Mariangela and three daughters Michela, Francesca and Daniela.

LIVE FROM ITALY. Conversations in English.
Meet the Conti family - October 24 at 11:00 am CDT.
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The "Great Deposit of Balsamic Vinegar of Giuseppe Giusti" is the oldest acetaia of the world, founded in 1605 in the town of Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy
. More than 400 years have passed since the ancestors of the Giusti family started the first batteries of barrels in the attics of their home in Via Farini. Today, the historic vinegar factory is led with passion, enthusiasm and innovative momentum from the 17th generation of the family: Claudio Stefani Giusti proudly carries on the family tradition.

Save the date - November 21 at 11:00 am CDT: Meet the Giusti family. More details to come.



The oldest Parmigiano Reggiano dairy in Parma and one of only few members of the Consorzio di Sola Bruna (Brown Cow Consortium).  Valserena is a 5th generation producer operated today by the Serra familyGiovanni and his sister Antonietta – who is a veterinarian and knows each cow by name. Valserena is one of the last farmstead that grows the feed, raises the animals, and makes Parmigiano Reggiano all at their farm. 

Saturday, October 3, at 11:00 am CDT via Zoom. 

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