The olive oil. The gold of Puglia.
Famous all over the world for its extra virgin olive oil, Puglia has elected the olive oil as main condiment for its cuisine. Genuine food with healthy properties, the olive oil intensifies the flavours of the good Apulian cuisine. Its peculiar aroma, its velvety consistency and its colour that goes from yellow to green depending on the type of olives used and the ripening period, make it a precious product that right here, in Puglia, is enriched with enriches unique characteristics.
The olive trees in Itria Valley.
Tasting of olive oil from olives harvest in Itria Valley, a place with a special microclimate that gives a unique flavour to olive oil.
The countryside of Itria Valley characterized by thousands olive trees with a singular silver colour and twisted and knotted trunks. The red soil, rich in iron, makes the panorama even more suggestive.
Visit to the masseria and olive oil tasting.
The olive oil tasting takes place at typical masserias where the agricultural vocation combines with the authentic hospitality. Here, far from chaotic rhythms of the city, you will enjoy in a slow and relaxed way the variety of the organic olive oil.
The programme begins with a visit to the Masseria and then continue with the tasting of the local organic extra virgin olive oils guided by an expert of the place.