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Grottole and the secrets of organic oil

food tasting

Grottole and the secrets of organic oil

16 reviews
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Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English, Italian
food tasting

Grottole and the secrets of organic oil

food tasting

Grottole and the secrets of organic oil

16 reviews
COVID-19 update. Visit the Help Centre to read our guidelines for protecting the health & safety of hosts and guests on Airbnb Experiences.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English, Italian

What you'll do

We will meet together in Grottole at the indicated point and we will leave for the olive grove where we collect the olives every year since october to december. After a walk through the olive trees in which you will be shown the main characteristics of the plants present, we will go in our oil mill. Here you will be shown the whole process of extra virgin olive oil, from storage to the centrifugation, the final process. Then there will be a tasting of our product, through the typical "red fedda", bread roasted with freshly squeezed oil.

Your host

Learn more about Silvio

Silvio

Hi, I am Silvio and I am the host community of WonderGrottole, a non-profit organization that aims to revive this small country. In this experience, I will introduce you to Giuseppe and Vincenzo, who for over forty years has been preserving the tradition of extra virgin olive oil inherited from their grandparents. They have been working in this field since childhood, but the passion and love for oil always remain the same. The type of oil mill that you will visit will be a mill equipped with a traditional method, that is, working with a stone mill and hydraulic presses.

About the organisation

Wondergrottole srl Impresa sociale

WonderGrottole is an experimental project that brings together people from all over the world to create new relationships and new solutions on the themes of agriculture, tourism, business and living within the local community of Grottole. The small countries of southern Italy are at risk of extinction, we want to work on creating new job opportunities for the inhabitants of Grottole.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Wondergrottole srl Impresa sociale.

What's included

Food
Bruschetta with bread and oil and typical local products
Drinks
50 ml bottle of Lucano Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Transport
Moving from the meeting point to the area of ​​interest

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Where you'll be

The olive grove where the walk will take place consists of hundreds of olive trees with numerous varieties present, in a hilly area like all the territory of Grottole. The oil mill is located in the PIP area of Grottole, inside an industrial warehouse of about 250 square meters, equipped with a large square in front of it.

Availability


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Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 11 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

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.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes and shoes for walking in the countryside

More tips

People with walking problems can be accompanied directly to the oil mill, skipping the first part of the visit. Notify me in cases of intolerance to gluten or allergies.

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Grottole and the secrets of organic oil
16 reviews
From £23/person
16 reviews
From £23/person