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There is nothing so inspiring as someone who is totally passionate about his subject - and Matteo... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Very educational and interesting visit to see the process of making olive oil

Our visit to Pornanino was one of our highlights during our stay in Tuscany. Matteo and his wife... read more

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This unique talk on bio and chemical free gourmet extra virgin olive oil, given by Matteo, expert as well as one of Chianti's premier olive growers, is a chance to learn how the best oil is made and why it requires careful handling at each step of...more
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Localita Pornanino 72, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 738658
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is nothing so inspiring as someone who is totally passionate about his subject - and Matteo certainly is that! We were an extended family ranging in age from 10 to 76 and we all really enjoyed Matteo’s informative and engaging talk. We saw the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our visit to Pornanino was one of our highlights during our stay in Tuscany. Matteo and his wife were delightful and he provided a detailed explanation of olive oil - the different areas it comes from and what really separates healthy extra virgin olive oil...More

Thank HHIJoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our whole family (ages 11 - 72) had a tour and tasting at Pornanino. I learned alot about how olive oil is made on the tour. I will now be pickier about olive oil back at home! The olive oils were delicious. wow! It was...More

Thank KelleyH60763
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We enjoyed our experience at Pornanino. Matteo gave us a personalized primer on olive oil and then we saw the works and tasted the goods. Very interesting. I've never tasted olive oil like this before. Now I feel equipped to be a more informed consumer...More

2  Thank jonaszajac
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The extra virgin olive oil produced by Pornanino is terrific. We have it shipped to Canada right after the fall harvest. Then we try our best to hoard it until at least the new year. The olive grove is a beautiful place and the expertise...More

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Matteo was a great host. We called ahead to schedule a visit and he made time in his schedule, on a day that they normally do not provide tours, to give us our own private seminar and tasting! This olive farm is not touristy in...More

2  Thank elizabeth0531
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My wife and I were visiting the Tuscany area of Italy and wanted to learn more about the process of making olive oil. First off, we were 30 minutes late for the start of the tour and they waited for us!! Leave more time than...More

3  Thank RobertDunford1
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Matteo is very passionate and knowledgeable on the subject and the seminar was a unique and highly enjoyable experience. You will never look at olive oil the same way again!

1  Thank B1time
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Now here is someone who knows his Olive Oil !! We had an excellent 1 1/2 'tour' with Matteo learning about the entire process from picking to bottling and everything in between. Great host and focussed enough to keep the little ones entertained. Email Matteo...More

Thank ChristopherSch
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Wonderful tour, delicious oil. Matteo was both educational and entertaining. A better alternative to your classic wine tour and tasting. We were shown the oil press and the vineyard which were both very interesting. They also explain the differences between cold pressed and extra virgin...More

1  Thank Globetrottin_Gals
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