Petersham Cellar: Olive Oil Tasting, Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil – SOLD OUT

15 Jan 2020, Covent Garden
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Join us for an intimate olive oil tasting in the Delicatessen, Covent Garden.

Tasting olive oil is an art that requires a large amount of knowledge and practice, but it can also be fun and educational. If you are passionate about foods and flavours and would like to expand your culinary knowledge, join us for an informative and educational talk that is sure to excite your taste buds whilst experiencing an array of different and exciting oils.

This class will be hosted by Petersham Cellar which was founded in 2013 by the Petersham Nurseries Managing Director Lara Boglione together with her husband Giovanni Mazzei of Marchesi Mazzei, Italy. An Italian wine merchant and wine club that curates both our wine menus in all three of our restaurants and is present in our Delicatessen in Covent Garden. The Cellar team will present oils from the three Mazzei vineyards, Fonterutoli & Belguardo in Tuscany and Zisola in Sicily. Wine and soft drinks will be available during the event as well.

Learn about terroir, appearance, aroma and flavour, assessing milder, floral oils and progressing towards the greener, grassier varieties. Discover how different climates, region of origin, and age can affect the overall quality of the oil and discover how to pair your oil at home in the same way that you pair wines. After the excesses of the festive season, this is an opportunity to prolong any healthy eating resolutions. Discover why olive oil is widely recognised as one of the healthiest edible oils playing such an important role in Mediterranean diets.

Artisan bread and cheeses will be provided. Wines will be available to order at discounted prices for orders placed at the event. Our team is also able to host private tastings on request.

As spaces are limited, we recommend early booking. Please note that these tickets are non-refundable.

Petersham Cellar are a specialist Italian wine merchant that source and supply fine wines from across Italy. With ownership of three of estates in Tuscany and Sicily, the range consists of 700 directly sourced wines with a focus on sustainable, organic and biodynamic practices within the vineyard and winery. Petersham Cellar supply all Petersham Nurseries restaurants as well as the Delicatessen in Covent Garden.
Petersham Nurseries Deli
17 King Street
Tickets £25