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Food and Wine


A combination of taste and tradition

The extra virgin olive oil, famous since ancient times for its many quality has always been the product of Empolese-Valdelsa territory. The oil is produced in these lands among the finest of Italy, protected the protected geographical indications (IGP). Characterized by fruity flavor and color ranging from green to golden yellow, is extracted from 4 types of olives: Frantoio, Moraiolo, Leccino and Pendolino.

The variety of olive trees and harvesting techniques, respecting tradition, help to create a unique product guaranteed by the "Consorzio per la tutela dell'Olio extravergine d'oliva toscano IGP".

In November, when the various centers come alive with festivals and events for the new oil, you can take the opportunity to explore the small medieval villages as Vinci, birthplace of Leonardo or overdoses on which dominates the Villa Medicea known as theatre of the tragic death of Isabella de' Medici.Il advice to taste the Tuscan oil purity is accompanied with "fettunta", a slice of freshly baked bread, salt and a sprinkling of pepper.

albero detail
from the same territory