OLDEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS COMPANY OF BALSAMIC VINEGAR Giusti is the oldest and most prestigious company of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. Founded in 1605 and at the 17th generation, this family company was awarded with quality recognitions since 1800’s, when 14 gold medals were granted in Exhibitions like Florence 1861, Paris 1889 and 1900. Also, Giusti was bestowed with the Patent of the King of Italy as sole balsamic vinegar supplier. Today Giusti boasts proudly the most important collection of ancient casks and barrels in the world of balsamic vinegar: more than 600 casks, all dating back to 1800’s and 1700’s, drawing fl avors and aromas created centuries ago. This impressive collection, still perfectly working and producing excellent balsamic vinegars, can be visited in the old attics of the country house where Giusti vinegar is made, and where there is an internal museum with old objects from the history of Balsamic Vinegar. The Giusti collection off ers a range of high quality balsamic vinegars of various ageing, up to the oldest ones. They can be found in the most exclusive gourmet shops, and they are interpreted by the best chefs in the world. Like the “3 Gold Medals, Riccardo Giusti”, done with late grapes, extremely thick and sweet, aged for more 12 years, awarded best balsamic vinegar in Italy, Germany and US; the “Banda Rossa”, a delicious 20 years old Balsamic Vinegar, given by the grandfather Giuseppe Giusti as a special family gift in the 1960’s. The oldest Traditional Balsamic Vinegars of Modena DOP complete the off er. The Giusti family is happy to welcome food lovers from all over the world, off ering free guided tours with tastings of all his Balsamic Vinegars, to explore the origins, the history and legends, and how is made, one of the most celebrated Italian products all over the world. Giusti’s mission is to bring all over the world the values of the Italian lifestyle, and more specifi cally the values of the Modena’s lifestyle, through circulation and development of high quality Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. This in order to diff use and promote Modena’s culture, based on love for life and good food and strong work ethic. Giusti values and sustains work environments based on fairness and meritocracy, and it applies and sponsors work methods with the lowest ecological impact.