From Lazio and Liguria, New Olive Oil

The USA has kicked off the New Year with some spunk! Everyone is buzzing about the 60 Minutes EVOO Fraud piece, which always brings up the inevitable question… Where to buy real, good Italian EVOO? Eccoci! These are our two latest oils to arrive. The New Harvest, 2015-16 oil, continues to impress us. These EVOOs are…

Gustiamo on Camera Fighting Fake Olive Oil

Attention tutti! Put the popcorn in the microwave, grab a blanket, and sit back, relax and enjoy watching Farm to Table visits the Gustiamo Warehouse. After hearing about a UC Davis study that shows 70% of olive oil here in America isn’t authentic, Chef Jerry and Heather from Stone House stopped by our headquarters in the…

New Harvest 2014/15 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

From north to south, 2014/15 New Harvest EVOOs are here. From near Genova, Benza is our most beautifully delicate olive oil of 2015, with aromas of pine nuts and very slight spiciness on the finish. From outside of Rome, Cru di Crues is our most green tasting EVOO, with aromas of herbs and a medium…

Good Extra Virgin Olive Oils – Know Where to Look – Nancy Harmon Jenkins

Extra Virgin Olive Oil expert, Nancy Harmon Jenkins, on Zester Daily, acknowledges frauds are rampant, and writes: “It’s true, there’s a lot of bad oil masquerading as extra virgin. But there’s also a lot of tremendously good oil, much of it from Italy. Our job as consumers is to educate ourselves about what constitutes good…

New Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil

From Sicily comes Pianogrillo EVOO, made by Lorenzo Piccione with 100% Tonda Iblea olives. Buy New Harvest Pianogrillo $34.74 500 ml – 16.9 oz In Molise, Francesco & Pia Travaglini make Il Tratturello EVOO with 100% Gentile di Larino olives. Buy New Harvest Il Tratturello  $42.00 750 ml – 25.3 oz From the heart of Abruzzo…

New Harvest 2012 Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is in the USA

Evviva! The new extra virgin olive oils have finally arrived in our warehouse. Try them as soon as you can. You will not find fresher oils than these; one month ago the olives were still on the tree. The magnificent five are: Cru di Cures: made by Laura Fagiolo from raja, frantoio and carboncella olives,…

Los Angeles County Fair 2011 – Will GUSTIAMO Win???

Do you think we are competitive? You bet!!! With these products, we think we are the best and we want the world to know! After the Piennolo Tomatoes went to the SOFI, now it’s the oils that are going to California, to the Los Angeles County Fair International Extra Virgin Oil Competition. This competition started…

Gustiamo, Whole Foods and SEIZE THE MOMENT!!!

Everyone at Whole Foods has been fantastic! They were our best supporters, in particular after they tasted the olive oil,  learned the story behind it and met the producers. Left, is Johan with Nicola Bovoli of Vicopisano. The people who work at Whole Foods know their stuff and they were all excited with having such…

Meet Gustiamo’s Oil Producers @ Whole Foods

We are all so thrilled to be included in Whole Foods!!! This is such a huge thing, our oil producers decided to come to NY to share our joy. They will give demonstrations at the New York area Whole Foods stores (all 22 of them!) and will explain to anyone who will listen: how you…

Whole Foods and Gustiamo: Seize the Moment!

In case you follow the Market (the stock market, i mean), you certainly have noticed the impressive performance of WFMI (Whole Foods Market, for us mortals) in the past 4 months! It was under $35 in early October, 2010; it is now almost $60!!! What happened? The financial world must have heard Whole Foods was…