Oil’s Well in Puglia

The ritual continues

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The proof is in the tasting The proof is in the tasting

In sunny untouched south-eastern Italy (in the heel of what is called the Italian boot), languidly spreads a region studded with charming towns, baroque cathedrals and basilicas, luxuriant vineyards and millennium olive trees (That’s right! The trees are over a thousand years old!)

The Masseria Il Frantoio, a 16th century farmhouse-hotel, is embedded in this magical landscape, seeming to yeast organically out of the earth as though it belongs. We had arrived there for a spot of olive oil tasting, having left behind the soft undeniable charms of the hilltop town of Ostuni, located a 10-minute- drive away.


The tasting ritual starts

The tasting ritual starts

The masseria lies at the heart of what is called The Park of Secular Olive trees, a tranquil swathe of earth, where carpets of green olive groves melt into a deep blue Adriatic Sea. The twisted trunks of the olive trees…

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