SIGN UP LOG IN

The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

23.062 Keywords • 48.236 Synonyms • 5.303 Translations • 28.368 Pronunciations • 155.297 Cross-references

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

balsamic vinegar

See below balsamic,

balsamic This specialty from the Italian provinces of Modena and Reggio in the region Emilia-Romagna is also known as balsamic vinegar, although it is not actually conventional vinegar and the manufacturing process has been completely different for centuries. Legend has it that Duke Bonifatius of Canossa (985-1052), the most powerful Italian noble at the time, gave the German Emperor Henry IV (1050-1106) a bottle on his proverbial journey to Canossa (30 km west of Modena). This cannot be true, however, because the Canossa walk only took place in 1077, and by this...

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary

Calendar EVENTS NEAR YOU To Online-Events

Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.