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Localita Pornanino 72, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 541105
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Great experience. Delicious and complex olive oil.

We enjoyed our experience at Pornanino. Matteo gave us a personalized primer on olive oil and then... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jonaszajac
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San Francisco, California
Our Christmas presents...

The extra virgin olive oil produced by Pornanino is terrific. We have it shipped to Canada right... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynda S
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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 its production. The talk is given at the Lombardi Estate tasting room, surrounded by his 4,000 olive trees. This is also where the stone frantoio (olive press of which this is one of only 14 presses in Tuscany) is located, so you will be able to see the stone grinding wheels and press that delivers the oil from the olives. Seminars and tours are UPON REQUEST.
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“olive farm” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Localita Pornanino 72, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
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+39 0577 541105
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

1  Thank jonaszajac
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 8 July 2017

From initial booking to follow up, Matteo provided a great experience and a very educational seminar. He accommodated our day and time request and answered all of our questions. Wonderful family business, well worth taking the time to visit. And of course tasty olive oil!...More

Thank Alina S
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

We were recommended to Pornanino by the hotel we were staying at which was close by; we didn't know what to expect except perhaps some oil of superior quality to what we were used to back in North America. What we ended up getting was...More

Thank Stefan M
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Difficult to find because GPS lost signal in the countryside, but it's worth the effort to get to Pornanino for olive oil education and tasting. Matteo is superb at describing how olive oil is produced, and explaining all about the production in their olive mill....More

Thank Janet M
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