Have you ever wanted to know the whole story about olive oil and why it is such a prized product? Want to understand what makes an oil “extra virgin” and how to know if you’re buying a high-quality product? Did you know olive oil is like wine, with different blends, and there is a correct way of tasting it? And, it isn’t on bread!
In this unique tour, you will learn about the history of olives and olive oil, and how it is produced–from harvest to bottling. We’ll take a walk in the olive orchard and learn about some typical Tuscan olive varieties. The class concludes with a guided tasting of several olive oils, including our own award-winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Time: Weekdays, flexible
Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours
Price: €25/person (members). Minimum 4 participants.
This tour is available only to Friends of Spannocchia members.