New Tuscan Olive Oil. This is big.

We are so relived, overjoyed, and just flipping excited. The 2015-16 Tuscan EVOO is here and it is the best damn EVOO Tuscany has seen in years. Nicola Bovoli, our Tuscan EVOO maker just lead us in a guided EVOO tasting. This oil is AHHMazing. A must have for all lovers of Tuscany. Vicopisanolio Tasting…

Bring Your Bottle – Tuscany Edition!

Come to Gustiamo, this Friday, February 14th. For a very special BYB edition, we have a guest from Tuscany. Our great (in all senses) friend, Nicola Bovoli, the producer of Vicopisano and Rio Grifone EVOO will be in the warehouse, at Gustiamo. Nicola is a professional Olive Oil Taster and will teach you a few…

An Extra Virgin Stocking Stuffer

Our baby tins and bottles of Extra Virgin Olive Oil were practically made to be king stuffers. Unlike many doodad type stuffers you may be considering these are super functional and as they say in Sicilian, “sono duci a vedersi”, so cute looking! Even the most ardent EV Olive Oil consumers we know find these little…

Pianogrillo and Vicopisano EV Olive Oils in the NYTimes!

Thanks to Julia Moskin for inviting Gustiamo to the NYTimes to talk about EV Olive Oils. Very exciting! And for calling us “The Experts”. Priceless! This is an excerpt of Julia’s article: “ALONG with laboratory analysis, testing olive oil still involves human taste. To learn how the experts do it, the Dining section asked Martina…

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…

Whole Foods – Demoing Like There Is No Tomorrow!

Four of our olive oil producers came to town to present their magnificent olive oils to the customers of Whole Foods. There were 22 stores in the NY region which participated in the program “SEIZE THE MOMENT“, ie, grab the olive oil when it is at its freshest, just pressed. 22 stores and 4 producers…

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…

Vicopisano EV Olive Oil – From Dante to the Internet

Vicopisano is an enchanting village on a hill. (right the view of the village from Vicopisano’s Farm.) It’s equidistant from Pisa, Lucca and Livorno and it was even mentioned by Dante Alighieri in the Divine Comedy when Dante had to chastise Count Ugolino who was on “il monte per cui i pisani veder Lucca non…