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Umbrian Olive Oil Experience

Harvesting, milling and authentic rural food

Participants will stay in an historical monastery set in olive groves

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A weekend to experiment, learn and increase knowledge concerning extra virgin olive oil.
A great occasion to participate at the olive harvest, to watch the extraction and to taste “new olive juice” just pressed from the mill.

An authentic experience to discover the rural and handcraft production of extra virgin olive oil,  trufles, salumi, cheese & wines.

Participants will stay in an historical monastery set in olive groves 

A food quality expert, professional wine and olive oil sommelier, will guide the welcome drinks and the autumn Umbrian dinner with local wines and rural products.

Program:

Friday 
6.00 p.m. 

  • Welcome drinks and tasting rural and artisan local products

Saturday 
9.00 a.m.

  • Visit at olive grove and (if you’d like) real olive harvesting experience 

1.00 p.m.

  • An Umbrian “merenda” in the olive grove or in the olive oil mill with porchetta, local products and wine

2.00 p.m 

  • Visit at olive oil mill in action

4 p.m. 

  • An olive oil appreciation tasting sessions 

8.00 p.m.

  • An autumn dinner to celebrate the Umbrian cuisine in local restaurant  with the “new olive juice” and food pairing, included 3 local wines degustation with a professional sommelier (house wine and water all included - all other beverage is extra)

Sunday
    9.00 a.m.

  • Visit at olive mill in action 

11.00 a.m

  • An olive oil appreciation tasting sessions 

1.00    p.m

  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant – (meal and wine included) 

3.00 p.m

  • Check out. Whether continuing your travels in Italy or returning home, we could help you with any post-tour planning.

Program and Prices

€ 390 per person. All taxes & Italian VAT included.
Check in Friday at 5.00 p.m.
Check out Sunday at 3.00 p.m.
The prices includes:

  • 2 nights overstay in an historical monastery (single or double room with bathroom – breakfast included)
  • Welcome drinks and tasting rural and artisan local products
  • Visit at the olive grove and if you’d like olive harvesting experience 
  • An Umbrian “merenda” in the olive grove or in the olive oil mill with porchetta and wine
  • Two olive oil appreciation tasting sessions
  • An autumn dinner to celebrate the Umbrian cuisine in local restaurant  with the “new olive juice” and food pairing, included 3 local wines degustation with a professional sommelier (house wine and water all included - all other beverage is extra)
  • Visit at two olive mills with different characteristics in action to study in deep all phases of oil extraction and tasting new oils
  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant

Please note: airfares and transportation are not included (participants will move with their private cars)
If you would like to add on transfers to and from your hotel / Monastery please let us know your group size and we will be happy to provide for reserve price and the transfer (s) for you.

  • Event available only in olive harvest season (October- November)
  • Next dates: 26 – 27 – 28 October 2018
  • Number minimum of participants: 7

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Contacts

Olive Oil Academy
by Gruppo IRVEA
Via Verdi, 2 - C.C.I.A.A. - 43100 Parma (PR) - Italy

Tel. +39 0521 184 1531
Fax. +39 0521 148 0029
E-mail: info@oliveoilacademy.org