Casa Olivi private Wine Tasting

Do you know what a Barolo is? And a Brunello? Are you sure that what you drank is an authentic Brunello and that there were only Nebbiolo grapes in your Barolo? 6 bottles from 3 famous Docg (Vino a Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) regions compared:2 brunellos, 2 Barolos and 2 chianti classicos, a fair competition between wines interpreted with a modern and traditional style. A journey across Italy with our personal sommeliers Amy Wadman and Mirco Lucamarini from www.divinotours.com searching for the balance between new trends and ancient traditions. A historic and geographic voyage to discover the constant movement of Italian traditions...

Amy or Mirco will arrive in the afternoon at Casa Olivi and will lead you through the history of winemaking in Italy, sharing information on Italy's regions and native grapes.
Your wine tasting will be paired to an array delicious aperitivi of traditional local food products.

A few words about our personal sommeliers

Amy Wadman created diVino Custom and Wine Tours in Italy in 2003. She's bilingual sommelier who has been living in Italy for 23 years. After living in Tuscany for many years, Amy moved to the quiet and breathtakingly beautiful region of Le Marche, where she lives with her boyfriend, restaurateur and sommelier Mirco Lucamarini (casolare dei Segreti).

Mirco Lucamarini is a native of Treia. For over 20 years Mirco and his brother have been in the restaurant business. In 2000 they purchased the Casolare dei Segreti, where they currently run a gourmet restaurant, which is well known throught the region and present in many of Italy's finest restaurant guide. Mirco is sommelier, a certified professional taster and a leading expert on the wines of Le Marche region.


truffle hunting with Casa Olivi

100 things to do in Le Marche

Spend a weekend truffle hunting in Le Marche, Italy, eating truffles and learning how to prepare Italian truffle dishes.

Join us for a truffle hunting weekend. You will not only sample the precious Italian truffles but you will also take part in a truffle hunt and learn how to prepare truffle dishes.

On this tour you will:
- join a local truffle hunter and his dogs on his daily truffle hunt
- enjoy a truffle lunch with truffles found by the truffle hunter
- learn to prepare truffle dishes with a great italian chef

What kind of truffles can be found in Le Marche?
The main kind of truffle is the precious black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) known as the Perigord black truffle but which is also known in Italy as the Tartufo di Spoleto or Tartufo di Norcia. The other main edible black truffles are the black summer truffle also known as the scorzone (Tuber aestivum) and its close cousin the uncinato (Tuber uncinatum). The famous precious white truffle (Tuber magnatum) can also be found in Le Marche as well as a considerably less expensive type of white truffle called bianchetto (Tuber borchii).

Contact us for more information or to book. Our partner Moreno Moretti from Le Marche Holiday will be more than happy to organize this unforgettable moment in Le Marche...

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