We organise tutorials on fundamental knowledge of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO): 1) The history of olive trees and Olive Oil starting from Fenicians, Romans to modern times. How ancient populations where capable to understand the quality also in those years . 2)Olive oils production in the world and explanation of cultivated varieties (Cultivars) 3)How olive oils are classified in accordance to International regulations 4)How to read the labels, try to avoid misleading advertising, get to know how to choose best quality products. 5)How to use EVOO while cooking and associated risks (smoke point temperature). 6) Specific session on EVOO tasting during which participants are taught the main principles on how to appreciate the qualities of a good Extra Virgin Olive Oil and how to use it in combination with gourmet or day to day food 7)Visit to a nearby olive grove with explanations of the various coulivars and cultivation technique 8)Visit to our proprietary modern oil mill to understand what are the various phases for processing olives with the aim to produce a vey High Standard Extra Virgin Olive Oil and comparison with old and now obsolete techniques.
I am an Olive Oil Sommelier and also my husband is an Olive Oil Sommelier graduated from Fondazione Italiana Sommelier. My husband is also a professional Olive Oil official taster registered in the national register of expert qualified for professional tasting of Olive Oils. We are producers of High Quality EVOO and owners of a a farm particularly vocated for the cultivation of Olive trees. We own more that 4500 trees in 15 Hectares In the area of Todi (Perugia)
Bruschetta! Terminate the tour with a hands on tasting experience!
Lessons, tasting and bruschetta will take place in the premises of Azienda Agraria Passo della Palomba. We will visit one Olive Grove and our Modern Olive Mill located few steps away form where we will do the lessons.
Experience suitable to those keen to learn what is behind EVOO . Although in a short time we will learn, a lot on the importance of this nutracetic product, will taste oils of various parts of Italy