The Farm and Process The “I Contadini” farm is a third generation family business based in the Puglia region of Italy (the heel of the boot) – near where our Maglio chocolates come from. Puglia is known for its excellent growing climate for all sorts of grains, olive trees and vegetables. I Contadini utilizes this Continue Reading »
Historically, the category of balsamic, balsamico or balsamic vinegar consisted of products with levels of quality all over the map. Some careful producers, employing traditional methods, produced balsamics with beautiful balance and depth of flavor. At the same time, large, industrial producers sold balsamics using inexpensive ingredients and time-saving technologies to maximize profits, capitalizing on the balsamic name.