The lovely Mother and Daughter Team at Il Vascello Del Monsignore

The lovely Mother and Daughter team at Il Vascello Del Monsignore

While perusing the artisanal foods pavilion at last year’s Enologica conference in Faenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy I was fortunate enough to bump into the delightful and charming Irena Lucia Melone, whose family have been making balsamic vinegar since 1770. Irena was kind enough to grant me a few moments of her time to tell me the story of her family’s vinegar.



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7oh5YyB7P0oBUxn26uHhBEv8V9LGkTmR5QbpU3g6sjIEdinburgh-born/Toronto-based Sommelier, consultant, writer, judge, and educator Jamie Drummond is the Director of Programs/Editor of Good Food Revolution… And keep an eye out for my Balsamico di Modena video in the coming months. Vinegar stroke!