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Chianti Olive Oil tasting and Aperitif

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Experience hosted by Patrizia

2 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

Discover all the secrets behind a quality Tuscan extra virgin olive oil, in this unique experience that will guide you discovering this authentic local delicacy, from the plant to the bottle, with me, a professional taster of extra virgin olive oil.
We will meet in Greve in Chianti where we will talk about Chianti and its history.
After a short walk we will stop in a special extravirgin olive oil shop, owned by a family that's in the oil business since 60s, where we will have our tasting experience!
We will meet the owner of the oil mill that will explain us what does it means produce a quality extravirgin olive oil, describing all the steps of the production process from the fresh olives to the final product.
Then we will have the tasting of samples of different oils from Tuscany and Chianti and you will learn how to taste an oil like a pro, using a special method, and you will learn how to recognize the characteristics of a quality extravirgin olive oil. How many aromas can you smell? Artichoke, lettuce, green grass or something more?
Once you find your favorite one you can match oil with food or you can try same tipycal product made with oil.
If you'll be thirsty after the tasting we can have a glass of Chianti Classico wine or a Cocktail to toast to this authentic experience.
Discover all the secrets behind a quality Tuscan extra virgin olive oil, in this unique experience that will guide you discovering this authentic local delicacy, from the plant to the bottle, with me, a professional taster of extra virgin olive oil.
We will meet in Greve in Chianti where we will talk about Chianti and its history.
After a short walk we will stop in a special extravirgin olive oil shop, owned by a family that's in the…

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What's included

  • Food
    Tipycal Chianti products made with olive oil
  • Drinks
    A glass of local wine or a cocktail
From $37
/ person
Sat, Sep 26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$37 per person
$37 per person
Sun, Sep 27
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$37 per person
$37 per person
Mon, Sep 28
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$37 per person
$37 per person

Meet your host, Patrizia

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • Identity verified
I'm a certified Tour Leader, Sommelier and Extravirgin Olive Oil Taster since 4 years, born and raised in the amazing Chianti countryside, closeby to Florence.
I've always been fascinated by gastronomy, food culture and wines, I love nature and rural landscape and I'll be happy to meet you and show you the beauty of my hometown.
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Where you'll be

We will walk throught the streets of the town Greve in Chianti and we will stop in the small artisanal shops where locals buy food everyday.
We will have a tasting of extravirgin olive oil in a special shop owned by a family that produces oil since 60s.
We will have a glass of wine or an aperitiv in a bar that's really popular for locals.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Trasportation is not included.
You can easily arrive in Greve from Florence using pubblic buses.
During the experience you won't need the car.
If you need further information contact me.

What to bring

Water or refreshment