farm visit

Olive harvest & Oil tastes with locals

Olive harvest & Oil tastes with locals

Duration:4.5 hours total
Includes:1 meal, Snacks, Drinks, 1 ticket and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My cousins run the 110 years old family olive mill tradition. In 1909 we started with a stone mill and for 15 years we have been using a modern process (‘continuous’) of oil extraction. Isn’t just a fully automated process, still huge skills are needed to set the machine and transform simple olives into green gold. For our and south Italian family, having quality olive oil at home is essential…
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What we’ll do

In the morning we will spend some time at the olive grove with the local farmers who will show you the different techniques of gathering olive fruits, how to identify different types of olives and their characteristics. You will also be able to learn and pick olives. After some time working with the farmers at the olive grove, we will head to the home of the award-winning olive oil producer…

What else you should know

The experience might be cancelled in case of adverse weather conditions. If you plan more days and/or would like to explore the surroundings, participate at a wine harvest, truffle hunt, then write me

What I’ll provide

Picknick lunch
Picknick lunch will be a surprise :D
Drinks & coffe
-Water -Organic local wine -Traditional Italian CAFFE' -Seasonal fruits from the garden
EVO oil Tasting
Extra virgin Olive oil tastings, at least 2 oils
Transport within 20km
I can pick/drop (the first) 4 people with car, for a max of 20km distance, at no cost. Other travel needs can be accommodated
Tastings
-Local cheeses (like Pecorino) -Honey tasting (2 types) -Our own Extra Virgin Olive oils -Artisanal Bread

What to bring

Comfortable shoes & clothes (i.e trainers)
clothes might get dirty if it rains or has rained before

Marino
farm visit
€49 per person
€49 per person