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Olio _ The Florence School of Olive Oil

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A must if you are coming to Tuscany: attend a class on olive oil at our premises
Olio is the first Italy's school devoted to extra virgin olive oil lovers! In our class you will learn what extra vergine, premuto a freddo, cultivar means. You will learn how to identify defects and positive points in a good olive oil, you will become a conscious consumer of olive oil. And if you love food and wine, you can combine this class with an italian cooking class. We will cook together with you a complete italian menu and serve it with matching wines
Via Fra' Paolo Sarpi 5d Tuscany
50136 Firenze
Phone: 1.39348E+12
First Year in Business
Tours and/or Tasting Bar
We have a tasting bar
Our class consists of a theoretical introduction to Olive oil. three ‘professional’ tastings of three different varieties of Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil (served with crackers, apple and sparkling water) three ‘soft’ tastings of Extra Virgin Olive oil on bruschetta. And if you feel adventurous you may also like to learn more and taste an ‘imperfect’ extra virgin olive oil.
Name silvia maccari
Company Olio _ The Florence School of Olive Oil
Owner and Manager
I'm an Italian cooking teacher and certified olive oil taster, with official registration at Florence Chamber of Commerce. I teach to amateurs and professionals both in Florence and abroad. I count Marriott chefs and German Chefs among my clients. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is my ultimate passion, it's a complete world, starting from the magnificent olive tree ending up in bottles. ....Italy is not the only country which produces quality extra virgin, but after my class you will be back home, a more informed consummer and with your own preferences when buying extra virgin olive oil. I look forward to meeting you soon in Firenze, ciao ciao Silvia