"Nature never does anything useless"

- Aristotle

An oasis of quiet immersed in the Modenese countryside

Where we grow Lavanda di Modena® and grapes for the production of cooked must and Lambrusco wine

THETenuta Del Cigno Farm it is immersed in the Modenese countryside: it was founded in 1975 by the Malpighi family, owner of the historic homonymous Acetaia.
A ancient property dating back to the early 500s, it has been transformed over the years into a lovely place where the cultivation of the Lavender of Modena® need Grapes Lambrusco di Modena, Trebbiano di Spagna and Trebbiano di Modena for the production of cooked must and Lambrusco di Modena.
The cooked must that we obtain from a careful selection of our grapes is the only ingredient necessary to obtain theTraditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, which our family has been producing with passion and ancient wisdom since 1850, letting it linger slowly inside the historic barrels.

Circa twenty hectares of land frame this oasis of tranquility dotted with centuries-old trees, which it once was swan migration zone: hence, the name of the estate today also inhabited by precious black swans and wild white swans.

La passion, slow passage of time, respect for the earth in which we live and of nature which, as Aristotle argued, "never does anything useless", are the common thread that guides our company. 

We also have bee hives that produce organic honey and a French garden, dedicated to the cultivation of ornamental and edible plants.
The estate is completed by field for mustard cultivation, pomegranate trees e nights, aromatic herbs: santolina, marjoram, dill, chervil, coriander, burnet nut grass, borage, marjoram, cuban telea oregano, thyme, lemon balm, rue, dwarf sunflower, Brazilian stevia, luigia herb. 

For the protection of the environment and in synergy with the objectives of2030 Agenda, we focus on energy saving, through the use of photovoltaic renewable energy, It is on water saving through a rational use of irrigation.

Come and visit us… yesyou will cover the beauty of a unique place 

Every day of the year, by reservation, we carry out guided tours discovering the wonderful spaces of our Estate.

The visit includes: 

  • French garden: cultivation of medicinal herbs
  • laundry: cultivation Lavender of Modena®
  • Bee hives: cultivation Organic Honey
  • Vineyards: grape growing, pruning, harvesting and pressing
  • Cooking room: cooking of the must for the production of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena DOP 
  • Ancient Acetaie: production and refinement of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena DOP inside wooden barrels 
  • Swan Lake
  • Guided tasting of the products of the farm and the possibility of buying them
  • Gifts staff

Duration: approx. 90 minutes.
The visits are reserved for groups of maximum 30 people ed Reservations are required ( – +39 059 467725). 


  • per person: €10
  • school package (reserved for schools of all levels): €5 per person
  • groups (+20 people): €8 per person 

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