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100% recommend for off the beaten path!

Johnny Madge is a rock star of olive oil. From the moment he met us and we shared some coffees, our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brianna D
via mobile
What a great personal experience

While in Rome, we booked the Olive Oil Tour with Johnny. After a pleasant train ride north to the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
James W
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Johnny Madge, internationally recognised olive oil judge in Tokyo and London. The tour starts at Fara Sabina station (45 minutes train journey from Rome). First stop is a beautiful olive grove where we will find wild herbs. Then we visit an olive...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Pordenone 21 | Poggio Mirteto Station, 00182 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny Madge is a rock star of olive oil. From the moment he met us and we shared some coffees, our small group felt a connection. Johnny is so warm and a great conversationalist. The highlight for me was when we took a little stroll...More

Thank Brianna D
Johnny M, Owner at Johnny Madge Olive Oil Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for this great review and also for answering other peoples' queries which I had not even seen! It was so good spending the day with you and I was quite embarassed to read your kind words! All the best, Johnny.

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

While in Rome, we booked the Olive Oil Tour with Johnny. After a pleasant train ride north to the Fara Sabina station, Johnny met the group of 4 (my wife and I from Maryland, one from Az and one from Boston) for a wonderful and...More

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Johnny M, Proprietario at Johnny Madge Olive Oil Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this! I am so lucky that this 'job' of mine puts me in contact with such great people: it means that I enjoy the day but so do my guests!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

After many hot and long days in Rome it was wonderful to escape into the peaceful countryside with Johnny. Highlights include seeing the Fara Sabina area, enjoying an outdoor multi-course homemade lunch and learning how to properly taste olive oil (feel the burn!) and the...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

A wonderfully relaxing day in the countryside with incredible views, food and scenery. Spending a day with Johnny who is an amazing world renowned expert on olive oil is not one to miss. A quick train ride and you can relax away from the hustle...More

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Johnny M, Proprietario at Johnny Madge Olive Oil Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

We had a really fun day together! Thank you so much for coming on my tour and for writing such nice things about it! All the best!

Reviewed June 4, 2018

We'd never been on such a personal tour before and it was a pleasure! It was one of the highlights of our Italy trip. The experience itself is worth every penny and the enjoyment we'll get from a far greater knowledge of oils will continue...More

1  Thank Gregory M
Reviewed April 11, 2018

My wife and I visited the Umbrian mountains with friends for the Olive Oil tour organised by Johnny and had an absolutely wonderful time. Firstly Johnny is a lovely and very interesting guy and has put together a very interesting day. Secondly he is one...More

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Johnny M, Proprietario at Johnny Madge Olive Oil Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing my tour so kindly! It was such fun spending the day with you all. I feel almost embarassed when I read such enthusiasm. All the best to you all.

Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife found Johnny from tripadvisor. We were searching for a trip where we can have detailed information about olive oil and growing olives. We were very fortunate that we meet this gentlemen as he provided us an unforgettable experience that exceeded our expectations. First...More

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Johnny M, Proprietario at Johnny Madge Olive Oil Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Teşekkürler! This is a really kind review. Thank you so much. It was really great spending the day with you. Good luck with you olive tree plans!

Reviewed December 1, 2017

Our day with Johnny was amazing. We were shown around Italy’s country side and learned all about olive oil, tasting practices, and his life as an olive oil connoisseur. He was extremely flexible, which is great when your train is 45 minutes behind schedule, and...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Our favorite experience in Italy! Johnny is so incredible and we thoroughly enjoyed our day! We learned so much about olive oil, the region and the lunch experience we had was out of this world! Johnny is personable and extremely knowledgeable. He was prepared and...More

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Johnny M, Owner at Johnny Madge Olive Oil Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2017

Thank you so much for this embarassingly nice review! I am sorry to have been so slow in responding but it has been a crazy period. I wish you all the best.

Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

AMAZING OUT OF THE ORDINARY EXPERIENCE!!!! Johnny was very informative and friendly. Firstly he advised on the train times and where to get trains or metro over email. He picked us up from the station. We were driven to different areas of Fara Sabrina. Stopping...More

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Johnny M, Owner at Johnny Madge Olive Oil Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this! We had a great day and it was such fun to share our sensations about the things we were eating together. I wish you both all the best and hope that the love of...More

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elizabethahoney
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Johnny M | Property representative |
Hi! I am sorry that I did not see this and have no idea why I did not! On my website there is more information which you can see on the TripAdvisor entry. Thank you for your enquiry.
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Chelsie S
September 4, 2018|
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Hi! I am sorry that I did not see this and have no idea why I did not! Tours can last from 3 to 7 hours but the cost is always the same. If you don't have all that time we can meet in Rome for a 90 minute tasting. On my... More
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wonderrful
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Hi! Thank you for writing to me! Iam sorry but I only just saw this. We are all fine, thank you but feeling so sorry for all the people up there. Best wishes, Johnny
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