Gold Medal La Quagliera

La Quagliera, extra virgin olive oil made by Prisca Montani in Abruzzo, is a gold medal winner! It won first place for the single varietal olive oil category in the Italian Olive Oil competition Sol D’Oro International 16th edition. Indeed, La Quagliera is one of the finest single varietals out there! It is made with…

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’s Olive Oils Receive the First 3 Foglie by Gambero Rosso!!!

Verona will host Vinitaly and SOL (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) trade shows from April 7th to the 11th. If you see fewer people around, it is because everybody is in Italy, these days. What’s new this year? Gambero Rosso, famous for publishing the “Guida ai Vini d’Italia” where the wines are star rated with “bicchieri”…

Liza Shaw of A16 in San Francisco @ Gustiamo in the Bronx

Liza Shaw, a partner and the chef of A16 in San Francisco comes to NY and pays Gustiamo a visit. Here, Liza is with Stefano who is leading an olive oil tasting.  With so many great Italian olive oils it’s difficult to make up your mind. Tasting may be tricky, because after a while, they…

Earthquake in Abruzzi

Last night, a strong earthquake shook the region of Abruzzi, east of Rome, killed almost 100 people and left at least 100,000 homeless. We called Prisca Montani, in Abruzzo. She is the young lady who makes the EV Olive Oil la Quagliera. She and her family are fine. Glad we called. The farm where she lives…