An exclusive guided tour inside Prolongo Prosciuttificio, in San Daniele del Friuli, to stimulate all five senses and to discover a new one, the passion and soul that only a true artisan can give his product.
To begin you will be met by the Prolongo family and they will share their family stories that they have passed down for over three generations. You will slowly discover the secrets of their famous product, symbol of San Daniele del Friuli. Experience the thrill of walking through the seasoning rooms and seeing the majestic prosciuttos that rest on the fir shelves. You can hear the sound of the sea and the mountain air that permeates these walls. You can touch refined raw materials, like the sea salt and the suet (the special paste that protects the prosciutto during its long maturation). You will smell the unique aromas from the various rooms. It is a unique tasting experience with delicious thin slices that melt in your mouth, to be enjoyed alone or paired with handmade hazelnut bread sticks. The three parts of the prosciutto will tempt your taste buds in a vertical of flavors: the bow, with its particular intensity, the tip, characterized by the marbling and, the shin, with its smooth, sweet taste; it’s an experience for true connoisseurs.
During the one hour visit you can ask questions take pictures, and if you like, take a little San Daniele home with you, after you have carefully chosen a slice in the Boutique del Prosciutto, the shop located within the Prosciuttificio.
As lunch time approaches we move on to Villafredda in Tarcento. As the name suggests, it is a historic location that respects tradition and family, where Luca, the chef, will make you feel at home while at the same time he pays close attention to the raw materials and great care for details.
After lunch the day ends in Savorgnano, for a visit to Mont’Albano Agricola’s wine cellar. You arrive in the wine cellar that for over 30 years has been producing wine organically; the first in Friuli. They will present the rules for certified organic production as well as the ”feelings” behind cultivation, because Mont’Albano produces organically not just for the certification but above all because it is a matter of the heart: to protect our environment and all of our region for those who work here. During the guided visit you will hear how the grape becomes wine (organic) followed by a tasting of two selected organic wines.