Oil’s dreams in the heart of Irpinia


Debates, discussions and…tastings: Flumeri (Avellino) is preparing to celebrate the olive oil with the exhibition “Sogni d’olio” to be held Saturday, November 30th , in the shadow of the walls of the picturesquevillageofIrpinia. And there could be no better location to celebrate the “king of condiments” .

It is said, indeed, that in 1494 Federico of Aragon was using that green village as a home favorite for its hunting, before the town was transformed into a rich place of trade between the domains of Puglia and Campania, hosting the ancient and important Aragonese Dogana.

And here in the perimeter of the “Palace of Bufata” which will be staged on the main event of the festival, with the conference “The Olive fruit of our land, gold of our table“. One way to celebrate and with the help of experts virtues and goodness of the juice extracted from high-quality extra virgin olive.

To open the dance touches to Dr. Maria Luisa Ambrosino that at 17 o’clock will introduce the topic by analyzing sensory characterization of oils and fittings, tiled, in his speech, the nutritionist Valentina Russo, who will suggest the best and most healthy to dress the salad with the famous green nectar.


After the theory, you will go, then, to practice to build on the lessons of professionals in the flavor, with new and delicious free tastings (for a maximum of 20 people) in the Laboratory of taste.

All accompanied by the presence of numerous food stalls, open starting at 19.30, including two restaurants within the Association Mesali ( “La Trattoria di Pietro” and “La Pergola“) will accompany visitors on a journey that has as its protagonist extra virgin olive monovarietale ravece vying to tantalize the taste buds of gourmets with dishes and delicacies by the irresistible aroma. Finally, a worthy conclusion of the party: the election of the winner of the “Nostrolio Competition 2013“, edited by Associazione_Castra, civic 50.

“Sogni d’olio 2013”

Saturday, November 30, 2013, Dogana Aragonese Flumeri (Avellino)

Info and reservations: 338.4249582

e-mail: info@comunediflumeri.it