Guided tour

Rome: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Introduction Class

Rome: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Introduction Class

From US$ 75.12 per person

A 2-hour introduction class to the Mediterranean cooking essential of olive oil. Together with your guide, you will smell, taste and partner this cooking essential up with other flavors, and will be sure to leave this tour as an olive oil professional!

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn how to sniff and focus on the oil's flavor sensations
  • Enjoy learning about olive oil pairing techniques,
  • Improve your foodie skills together
Full description
Meet at a stunning location in central Rome and enter a private room for your extra-virgin olive oil class with food tasting. Discover the excellence of Italian olive oil and its producers. You will then begin your 2-hour class on olive oil, in which you will learn how to select quality oils, how to taste it properly, and how to partner it with food. In an engaging and step-by-step social class, you will venture behind the scenes of the most important ingredient of Mediterranean cuisine. Discover a world of local, quality producers whilst learning the various nutritive properties of olive oil. You will discuss with your hosts the history of olive oil, as well as the different varieties. You are sure to walk away from this tour with a profound new knowledge of olive oil that you can share and show off to your friends at dinner parties back home!
Includes
  • 4 different kinds of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Apple and dry bread and bruschetta
  • Water
  • Personal shopping
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 18 years and older must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 3 months. Participants who cannot be vaccinated must present a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts and proof of medical complications. Students who are under 18 years old may present proof of regular school testing instead of proof of vaccination. Participants who are under 7 years old and not in school do not require proof of vaccination or a negative test
  • A FFP2 mask (for participants over 14 years old) or a mouth-nose protector (for participants from 6-13 years old) must be worn in all indoor areas. We also recommend wearing a mask outdoors if a safe distance cannot be maintained
  • All passengers of public transport over 6 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, or a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before you travel
  • All participants must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 3 months. Students under the age of 18 are exempt except during school holidays. Children who have not started school yet are also exempt
  • All participants 18 years and older must present proof of full vaccination

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Meeting point

Please meet your host outside the movie theater

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Clients are solely responsible for their health conditions, special food requirements are not guaranteed to be catered to
  • The dress code is elegant or smart casual
  • In summer men are required to wear long trousers closed shoes
Customer reviews

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Daniela is quite knowledgeable about food and history and olive oil. She is eager to share her love of food with others. her English is impeccable and her conviviality contagious. I highly recommend this experience for anyone wanting more of Italian foods.

October 15, 2021

Product ID: 196016