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Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte

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A True Highlight of Abruzzo!

Our olive oil tasting with Francesca was one of the highlights of our ten days in Italy. She's such... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Amazing Olive Oil Experience

Highly recommend this experience. Beautifully restored space that truly captures and conveys the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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We open the doors to the visitors interesse in food and wine and with the interest to know more about Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Wine!
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via San Camillo 21, 66011 Bucchianico, Italy
+39 349 699 2199
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Our olive oil tasting with Francesca was one of the highlights of our ten days in Italy. She's such a lovely person and so knowledgable about 'liquid gold' - she gave us a fantastic insight into Italian life. We're now also completely hooked on her...More

Thank DanOnParma
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Highly recommend this experience. Beautifully restored space that truly captures and conveys the rich history and tradition behind olive oil making. Francesca was a fantastic, kind and passionate host that did a wonderful of introducing us to the art and history of olive oil making...More

1  Thank nsarchese
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Francesca is a wonderful ambassador for the importance of sustaining the culture of producing quality olive oil, wine, and now saffron! We had a wonderful afternoon learning the proper way to taste olive oil and sampled Olio di Cantinarte as well as their Cantinarte Montepulciano...More

Thank pethmill
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This was a highlight of 8 days living and loving all things Abruzzo. Francesca lead a wonderful, informative tour and my first olive oil tasting. I wish I could have brought home more than the one bottle I purchased. In addition, we tasted some of...More

Thank gypsygrandma1
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If you never understood the mystery of olive oil, come join Francesca to appreciate this 2 hour exploration of centuries-old tradition.

1  Thank Breyden
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Francesca was a proud and articulate guide of her family’s antique(non operating) olive mill. It was a very informative tour of the 200 year old+\- mulino d’olive. I had no idea this valuable commodity of the ages took so much work to produce. The tasting...More

2  Thank w0p
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We had a wonderful day visiting this ancient olive mill and hearing all about the traditional methods of making olive oil from Francesca. She is knowledgeable and passionate about her family’s business. She is a delightful hostess who made this day interesting and fun. She...More

1  Thank Mamanuke01
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We have spent few great hours in old oil mill in Bucchianico. During that time we learned how the olive oil was produced in the past and how it is produced now. We know now how to distingish between high and low quality oil by...More

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fre1890, Direttore at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Ciao amici carissimi della Polonia!! your message is full of nice energy. Grazie mille, I still remember the nice morning spent toghter with your great family. Grazie mille. Francesca

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Francesca is a wonderful hostess who is knowlegeable and passionate about her families olive oil and the traditional method of extracting the finest. The museum tour itself is not long, but to see the hidden treasure of the old building and extraction equipment down a...More

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fre1890, Proprietario at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017
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grazie mille amici!!!

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited today on recommendation .... wonderful few hours spent with Francesca. A very passionate owner of her family's heritage, very informative showing us around the museum answering our questions. A good insight into olive oil production, tasting and a little wine...More

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fre1890, Proprietario at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

AHHHH, what a nice message you left! Grazie mille, amici!! Wish to see you again and keep in touch. Grazie e buon viaggio in Abruzzo e a Roma. ciao ciao, francesca

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8 June 2018|
Response from fre1890 | Property representative |
Buongiorno Sam, I am desolate for my late reply, but I don't know why your question was not forwarded as usually to my email. I wish it could be usefull and still on time... the opening hours are just by booking. So if you... More
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