Agro-Culinary Attractions in Crete Span Ages

Visitors to scenic northwestern Crete can see a traditional stone mill, one of the world’s oldest olive trees, a modern olive oil factory and a botanical park and restaurant.

Umbrian Mills Open their Doors

From 1 to 30 November, olive oil mills in the beautiful region of Umbria in Central Italy will open for the annual Frantoi Aperti event.
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Rock Star Invites Tourists to Help With Olive Harvest

Sting invites tourists to his 900-acre estate and try their hand at harvesting the olives that produce the rock star's own line of extra virgin olive oil.

Olive Oil Estate Tours in Tuscany

Olive oil tasting tours rival wine tours with an exclusive chance to celebrate the Mediterranean landscape and culture at its finest.
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An Open-Air Workshop of Sustainability

Let’s start thinking of an olive grove as a place where it is possible to practice and experience outdoor environmental education.

In France, A ‘High School of Olive Oil Tasting’

Fabienne Roux created a school for olive oil tasting in France, where she trains chefs and others in olive oil's finer points.
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Germans Head to Crete to Harvest Olives

In a unique partnership, people from Germany are visiting to Crete to experience the olive harvest first hand.

Extrascape: Great Olive Oil Begins with a Landscape

Extrascape is a new international competition which awards both extra virgin olive oils and the landscapes from which they were born.