Evoteca. Tours and courses in Emilia Romagna to discover extra virgin olive oil and winemaking

Tuesday, 28 December 2021 16:19

Evoteca, a project promoting Italy’s extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), in collaboration with the Italian Sommelier Foundation Bibenda (a Worldwide Sommelier Association partner) organizes olive oil and wine courses and experiences in destinations around the Emilia Romagna region. Extra virgin olive oil, wine and the philosophy of food has become an essential part of Italy’s culture and lore, and is a very attractive and effective lever for the Italian inbound leisure industry.

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Courses with expert oil and wine sommeliers

The courses in the Evoteca headquarters in Rimini are led by expert oil and wine sommeliers and focus on promoting Italian extra virgin olive oil as well as on winemaking methods and traditions. “Each EVOO and each wine expresses itself through its own language which is its taste-olfactory characteristics, and our sommeliers are ambassadors of the culture of Italian quality,” said Eva Panitteri, Vice President, Foundation Italiana Sommelier Emilia-Romagna. 

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Experiential storytelling to engage guests

“With the increasing demand for wine and EVOO tourism we organize on-demand tours to local vineyards and centuries-old olive groves. We enhance these experiences by connecting with the area and with local products and traditions, inspiring and engaging our guests with the destination through experiential storytelling, and during the right season guests can also take part in the harvesting.”

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Oil and wine tastings in vineyards and olive groves

Evoteca’s experiences in destinations around the Emilia Romagna region include visits to wineries, oil mills and their surroundings with wine and olive oil tastings also in vineyards and olive groves. “The tours start with an introduction to the property we are visiting, they include some walking around the property and give an overview of its wine or oil-making facilities,” said Panitteri.  

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“Making our participants feel part of the destination”

“Generally they also include a short overview of the history of the farm and of its products to get a better understanding of the overall process of the journey of the grape or the olive... to the bottle! Visits also include a tasting menu of foods that are deeply connected to their origins, which is a great way to make our participants feel part of each destination through its unique flavours.”

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EVOO and wine experiences for travel packages

“Our 2022 calendar is not yet ready, but next year we will once again be organizing visits and tours through the fabulous region of Emilia Romagna. We can customize these transformative experiences centered on EVOO and wine, and involving all five senses, to fit into travel packages and offers.”

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