TOGETHER WITH THE VINE, OLIVE TREE WAS ONE OF THE PLANTS INTRODUCED IN TUSCANY BY THE ETRUSCANS, MANY CENTURIES B.C. SO IT IS NATURAL THAT OLIVE OIL CHARACTERIZES THIS LAND AS MUCH AS WINE.
You have the chance to have a lot of wine tours of many different types, but the offer of extra virgin olive oil tasting is not that big. Well, we think that this fantastic product deserves a tour on its own and this is what we are offering you. In Italy olive oil is considered not just a grease to cook with, but a food itself, a protagonist of our cuisine. With this activity we will bring you to two oil mills, de nitely different in style and techniques.
The rst, traditional, genuine and family run, will show you the various types of olives, along with all the machinery to obtain the best quality extra virgin olive oil. The second, own by a Tuscan noble family, is situated in a villa from the 17th century and hosts many tool used in the past for the oil making, together with the new ones that still consent to the family to produce one of the nest oil of the region.
Lunch will be served in the farm where you will enjoy a wine tasting pairing with traditional tuscan cuisine. Both places combine the knowledge of the ancestors with the modern technologies to offer a product of priceless value.
Enjoy tasting and learning all about the different characteristics, culinary uses, and many health bene ts of various olive oils, surrounded by charming views and in complete relax.
Bespoke Tuscany is an italian tour agency focused on private, tailor-made tours. Our mission is to provide the best and most unique experiences to each and every one of our customers.
Bespoke Tuscany, Private Tours travel agency in Florence, Italy
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