Saturday 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014, Volterragusto is "HOW SMOOTH 'OIL'!
Two days dedicated to extra virgin local, with the ninth edition of the contest to elect migliroi oils in the province of Pisa. And Saturday the ceremony.
A Volterra tastings and meetings celebrate Oro Verde and local productions.
Great success for the competition, which saw the participation of 45 companies in the Pisan
Saturday 26 (from 13 to 20) and Sunday, April 27th (from 10 to 20), as part of the review of Appendix spring Volterragusto (www.volterragusto.com), Volterra is made to showcase one of the most important products of the territory: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, celebrated with stand tasting and sale, themed events and tastings. In the magnificent setting of the Piazza dei Priori, the space will be set up TopShop - Oil Bar, with oils from different production areas of the province of Pisa narrated directly from the producers: a moment of tasting and meeting again this year, aims to make known to the public the many facets of an ingredient whose tradition is deeply rooted in the territory.
Next to the exhibition - and an integral element of the same - the ninth edition of "SMOOTH IS THE OIL", the most important competition in the sector at the provincial level that will decide the best extra virgin for the following categories: light fruity, fruity , fruity, organic and PGI geographical indication of the Monti Pisani. The awards ceremony, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 18.30 on Saturday 26 in the Hall of the Great Council - Palazzo dei Priori.
The 2014 edition of the competition is an opportunity to reflect on the realities of production and the development of the territory, despite the difficulties and the various negative aspects (drought, attacks fly, rain) that the vintage has presented the competition has seen a good number of participants (45) and qualitative characteristics of oil level, which you can taste in the exhibition spaces of Piazza dei Priori. To indicate that the application of good manufacturing techniques is increasingly being used by the various olivicultori have also been identified oils of true excellence classified in three categories of fruit: light, medium and heavy. This year too short SMOOTH IS THE OIL will be a time of reward the good work of local producers, increasingly striving to improve product quality and enhance, through their work, the beauty of the area.
SATURDAY 26TH always, even in the Hall of the Great Council, will be held another important meeting. In fact, the meeting at 15.30 Oil makes you beautiful!, In the presence of the Mayor of Volterra Mark Buselli, the marketing director of the Consortium IGP Toscano Cristian Sbarra and marketing director of Idea Toscana Antonio Pieri will explore the importance of a product as extra virgin olive oil quality perspective of development and growth, both in economy and tourism, the entire district through the promotion of local products of excellence.
Gold Green party then, but not only. The protagonists are also the products of the "Short chain of Volterra," which always stand by tasting and sale will offer an overview of the entire basket of delicious specialties and local traditions. The event will also feature a calendar of events, among which it is reported at 16:30 on both days of the workshop muffin cartoon decorations for the little ones, as well as several music and entertainment: the presence of the public and tourists, as well as Promotional represent a moment of great importance for the entire area, will provide concrete support to the city as a result of natural disasters that have struck so hard in recent months.
SMOOTH IS THE OIL is organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, the City of Volterra, Truffle Association and Association of Upper Cecina Valley Short Chain Volterrano.