President, Federazione Nazionale Strade del Vino, dell’Olio e dei Sapori
Entrepreneur, 49 years old. Mayor of the town of Giano dell’Umbria from 2004 to 2014, he combines a passion for politics with one for olives and oil. He is a registered olive oil taster in Umbria, and contributed to founding the PDO Oil Trail in Umbria, of which he has been a councilor since 2004 and President since 2011.
He has also been the regional coordinator for Umbria of the Città dell’Olio network, and its national vice-president from 2006 to 2014. In 2017 he was elected president of the Associazione delle Strade del Vino e dell’Olio [Association of Wine and Oil Trails] in Umbria, while since March 2019 he has been President of the Federazione Nazionale delle Strade del Vino, dell’Olio e dei Sapori, [National Federation of Wine, Oil and Flavours Routes], which gathers together 80 such routes throughout Italy.
Paolo will be delivering a talk titled: On the routes of Wine, Oil, and Flavours: Experience-Driven Tourism at the Heart of the New “Journey through Italy”.