Harvest Italia is centered in the Valdarno and Casentino regions of Tuscany, areas rich with historical art and architecture and landscapes that appear to be straight out of a painted Renaissance masterpiece.
The cornerstone of Harvest Italia is picking olives by hand at Casa Falcioni, a 10-acre hilltop property in the central Tuscan town of Cavriglia that boasts an olive grove with nearly 600 olive trees and incredible views.
Tour guests will learn how to pick olives and the traditional olive oil making process, as well as enjoy a guided tour by the Casa Falcioni proprietors to a local olive pressing facility to see self-picked olives turned into olive oil.
“Harvest Italia 2014 is an immersive travel opportunity highlighted by picking olives and enjoying activities connected to the Fall harvest in Tuscany,” says Vicky Gray-Clark, Spirit of Italy Tours founder.Harvest Italia 2014 - travel opportunity highlighted by picking olives,
Olio Bello was the first producer in Australia to make ‘citrus pressed’ extra-virgin olive oil