An authentic Tuscan oil mill
Your private tour leader meets you at an agreed meeting point near Volterra, central Tuscany, and leads you to a traditional oil mill in one of the best areas of production of extra virgin olive oil in Tuscany.
At first you will get a detailled introduction to the world of extra virgin olive oil in our area, the techniques of olive collection, the kinds of trees available in Tuscany and the “mentality” of the local olive farmers. Then you enter the mill and see the whole machinery. The tour leader helps you discover all the phases of the olive pressing process and the secrets for a good extra virgin olive oil. A guided sampling to learn about “real quality”
After seeing the machinery, you sit at a table and the tour guide together with an operator from the mill serve you different types of extra virgin olive oil of local production. This is a great occasion for you to learn how to taste exquisite olive oil and to understand the differences between a real top quality traditional local production.
The olive oil tasting is accompanied by some local olive oil-based specialties