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Sicilian Olive Oil Tasting Experience: A Journey of Flavor and Tradition

Sicilian Olive Oil Tasting Experience: A Journey of Flavor and Tradition

Indulge in a sensory adventure unlike any other as you embark on a Sicilian olive oil tasting experience, accompanied by freshly baked bread and local cheeses, all set against the stunning backdrop of our country house with panoramic views of the Aeolian Isles.

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Sicily’s Nebrodi region, our country house offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet remains easily accessible from Palermo, just a scenic one-hour and fifteen-minute journey by train or car.

As you arrive at our country house, you’ll be greeted by the warm embrace of Sicilian hospitality and the breathtaking vistas that stretch out before you. Settle into our outdoor terrace, where the gentle breeze carries the scent of olive trees and the sound of the nearby sea lapping against the shore.

Your tasting experience begins with a selection of Sicilian olive oils, each carefully chosen to showcase the diversity of flavors and aromas found in the region’s prized olive groves. From robust and peppery to delicate and fruity, each oil tells a story of Sicily’s rich agricultural heritage and time-honored tradition of olive cultivation.

Accompanying the olive oils are freshly baked bread and an assortment of local cheeses, sourced from nearby producers who specialize in crafting artisanal cheeses that capture the essence of Sicilian terroir. As you dip, spread, and savor, you’ll discover the perfect pairing of flavors that elevate the tasting experience to new heights.

Throughout the tasting, our knowledgeable hosts will guide you through the nuances of olive oil production, from the harvesting and pressing of the olives to the art of tasting and appreciating the different qualities of each oil. Learn about the centuries-old techniques and modern innovations that contribute to the exceptional quality of Sicilian olive oil, and gain a deeper appreciation for this beloved culinary staple.

For those who prefer to experience the tasting in the heart of Palermo, our noble Palazzo from the 18th century awaits, offering a regal setting with breathtaking views of the Cathedral. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the surroundings as you sample Sicily’s finest olive oils, bread, and cheeses, all while basking in the beauty of this historic city.

Whether at our country house or our Palermo location, our Sicilian olive oil tasting experience promises to be a journey of discovery, celebration, and pure gastronomic delight. Come join us and experience the essence of Sicily in every drop, bite, and breathtaking view.

The class include these informations:

  • How is EVOO made
  • Which are the different regional olive varieties in Italy?
  • The characteristics of high qulity EVOO
  • How to taste EVOO and spot possible defects?
  • How to store EVOO?
  • How to use EVOO?

 

Highlights

Masterclass by a local Chef in a fascinating Location in Palermo or at the charming Country House in Reitano

Personalized attention

Food and local products tasting

Use of apron and cooking utensils

All ingredients for your cooking class

What’s included?

Exclusive use of our lovely location

Private olive oil tasting with a EVOO expert

Tasting of 4 different types of Olive Oils ( from different ‘’cultivar’’)

Learn all things EVOO

  • How is EVOO made
  • Which are the different regional olive varieties in Italy?
  • The characteristics of high qulity EVOO
  • How to taste EVOO and spot possible defects?
  • How to store EVOO?
  • How to use EVOO?

Snacks, Water

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