These Olive Oil Estates and Wineries in Italy Would Love You to Stay the Night

Aug 01, 2018 133

Tours and tastings at olive oil estates and wineries are a popular part of any trip to Italy, but why visit for only an hour or two when you can spend the night? Several of these estates throughout the country hope to attract overnight guests with new accommodations and a lineup of activities.

Hanging your hat in a winery or with a local olive oil producer is an opportunity to enjoy a countryside getaway and connect with the local culture, said Luanne Savino O’Loughlin, manager of the Olio2Go, an online shop that specializes in Italian olive oils. She has stayed at more than a half-dozen of these properties over the last few years. “These estates have a small number of rooms and an intimate feel, and you interact in an informal way with the people who live in that destination, including producers, farmers and cooks,” she said.

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SOURCE: https://www.nytimes.com

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