Cooking lessons in a farmhouse dating back to 1893 with a professional chef who will teach you delicacies from the Umbrian and Tuscan traditions, using only 0 km and healthy products.
We are very proud to produce our Fonte della Pace organic extra virgin olive oil, Slow Food presidium. In our website bestitalianoliveoil.com you will find photos, videos, news from the world of oil and the possibility to buy it comfortably from home
Il Fontanaro offers an unforgettable holiday experience in Umbria on the border with Tuscany. Discover our way of conceiving the holiday! Il Fontanaro, halfway between Rome and Florence, is the perfect place to relax and immerse yourself in the green heart of Italy.
You can choose from 11 homes in 5 different villas, equipped with all comforts and surrounded by spectacular nature, enjoy a holiday away from the stress of the city!
Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization, founded in 1989 to prevent the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions in 160 Countries. We are proud members of Slow Food, and every year we update our “Slow Food Osterie D’Italia” selection. Here are our favorites for 2019. In Chiusi (high, old city also named Chiusi Chianciano), Siena province, […]READ MORE
Here the first golden medal of the year 2021 in Berlin Global Olive Oil Awards! Passion and dedication are the 2 keywords to deserve an award on Berlin GOOA which is an excellent and significant opportunity for all olive oil producers to enhance the communication, visibility and awareness of our products. The Berlin GOOA encapsulates multi-year […]READ MORE
It’s the sixth consecutive year for our Organic EVOO Fonte della Pace to be awarded with the Slow Food Presidium (together with the Chiocciola Prize).We are concerned to share with our friends not only quality but also health benefits of our organic oil. To be a Slow Food Presidium, it is necessary to respect these […]READ MORE
We are very happy and proud to have obtained one of the 36 Slow Food snails in Italy and to be part of 2021 Slow Food Guide of Extra Virgin Olive Oils. This is a recognition attributed to excellent extra virgin olive oils considering organoleptic value, adherence to the territory and cultivars. As producers, the […]READ MORE
At Fontanaro Estate, Lucia Verdacchi, and Giovanni and Alina Pinelli produce high-quality extra virgin olive oil while promoting sustainability and a circular economy. The Fontanaro Estate is nestled in the hills surrounding the beautiful village of Paciano. Named after the Latin words for Peace of Janus – Pax Jani – the estate is located near the remains […]READ MORE
“FOR OUR WEDDING I GAVE MY HUSBAND AN OLIVE TREE. IT WAS 1972. WHAT PUSHED ME TO CHOOSE AN OLIVE TREE INSTEAD OF A PRECIOUS WATCH, I STILL DON’T KNOW!” NEARLY 50 YEARS HAVE PASSED, BUT LUCIA VERDACCHI REMEMBERS THAT MOMENT WELL. IL FONTANARO, AN AGRITOURISM IN PACIANO, NEAR PERUGIA, WAS FOUNDED IN 1976, BUT […]READ MORE
Raffaello exhibition at Palazzo Baldeschi in Perugia From 18 September to 6 January 2021 An exhibit for the 500 years after his death called “Raffaello in Umbria and his heritage in the Academy” between real and virtual. You will be able to see all Raffaello works related to Umbria, which are now located in the […]READ MORE
The Island of Einstein From 04/09/2020 to 06/09/2020, Castiglione del Lago Fun and Science come together in a series of events in the beautiful town of Castiglione del Lago, a special opening on the Island of Polvese on September 4th. The Island of Einstein 2020 has over 60 appointments in 3 days with […]READ MORE