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Are you looking for an oil mill in Puglia with a tasting tour? You may also wish to learn how to distinguish a high quality oil. Probably you will never find in Puglia an oil mill having a more interesting history than Savoia oil mill. In the Masseria Pezze d’Aglio a Fasano, accompanied by an expert guide, you will have the possibility to touch imposing olive trees, visit the charming underground oil mill dating back from the Middle Ages and learn the antique techniques of oil production over the centuries.
A visit to the modern oil mill will follow, where you will be able to discover how a high quality olive oil is produced. Finally, you will learn how to recognize a very good extra virgin olive oil thanks to a superb tasting.
Information on the tour
Oil mill tour and Extra Virgin olive oil tasting in Fasano, Puglia.
Take part in an extraordinary experience with a tour and tasting in our oil mill!
Among the most enchanting Apulian oil mills, the Savoia oil mill is expecting you with an expert and dedicated guide, in Italian or in English, to plunge among oil customs and beliefs over the centuries. It is also possible to enjoy a private tour: contact us to have more information.
We shall welcome you in a 1700 farm, Masseria Pezze d’Aglio, where our farmhouse is located, together with our oil mill and our sixty acres olive grove. Here we shall present you the territory, among ancient “lame” and imposing secular olive trees.
The picking of olives from the historical trees needs machines and specific tools that during the October – November period you could experience closely for an even more exciting experience. In this first step, we shall explain to you which are the olive tree varieties in Puglia, in Italy and all over the world.
We shall accompany you in the underground oil mill, among the ancient grinders dedicated to the oil production during the Middle Ages and the rock settlements and we shall explain the uses of oil and the marks left by men over the centuries.
Then the tour moves to the modern oil mill. Here there will be an explanation concerning the avantgarde equipment and the various production phases in order to obtain a superior quality oil. The differences among extra virgin, virgin, olive oil are striking.
The tour ends with a tasting of several oils in cobalt blue professional tasting glasses. We shall compare various oils regarding their purity and as a real sommelier, you will be able to distinguish the organoleptic characteristics of each one and learn how to define the properties of a quality extra virgin olive oil.
All the participants will receive a welcome gift.
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When would you like to visit our oil mill?
Book immediately your tour filling in this form! We shall answer you within 12 hours. In alternative you can contact us on WhatsApp at the following number +39 333 544 50 08.