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,…

Taste 2012 and Gustiamo’s Producers

I am a great fan of Taste, the trade food show that is held in Firenze, every year in March. Where else could I meet such a large concentration of Gustiamo‘s producers? In one spot, for three days, we talk about future plans, prices, new products and orders… we have fun, we talk about family…

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…

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…

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…

Silver Medals at The Los Angeles International EV Olive Oils Competition

The EV Olive Oils: Cafaggio from Siena, Vicopisano from Pisa and Cru di Cures from Lazio performed very well at the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. They all received the Silver Medal. In our opinion, they all deserved the gold, but we understand. The 18 judges must have gotten distracted; in fact,…