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…

Chef Joseph Cacace Pays a Visit @ Gustiamo Warehouse

Chef Joseph Cacace, is an old and good friend of ours and a fan of Italian foods, in particular of pasta Latini and Martelli. We met Joseph many years ago, when he worked at Sette, an Italian restaurant on Seventh Avenue in NY City. We had just started our wholesale program and Joseph was among…

Laura’s Choice!!! Cru di Cures EV Olive Oil in Sabina

25 years ago, when her father passed away, Laura Fagiolo had to face a very difficult decision: to continue her beloved work as a Greek and Latin teacher in Roma, or move to the family farm, 30 km away, in Sabina, to carry on her father’s work. She clearly made the right decision! She studied…

Lilly Gets It! We Hope You Do, Too!!!

This is the best gift Gustiamo received! It’s a post by our young friend Lilly at Gustiamo’s tasting last week at Il Cantuccio. You must read it!  We tasted the new harvest EV Olive Oils. Not only does Lilly write beautifully, with that young edge only a 20 year old girl can have (who would…

The New Harvest’s Best EV Olive Oils Have Arrived!!!

In record time!!!  The new harvest olive oils from Italy are in the warehouse! Evviva! We worked out the logistics with our producers to the second and were able to get the olive oils as soon as the bottles came out of the frantoi. To think that a couple of months ago, the olives were…

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,…

EVOO Tasting – Vicopisano, Tratturello and Cru di Cures

Nicola Bovoli arrived in NY last night and we already have put him to work. We asked him to taste three EV olive oils from three different regions, Cru di Cures from Lazio, Tratturello from Molise and Nicola’s Vicopisano from Toscana. He is a Mastro Olivario, i.e. an official taster of EV Olive Oils and…

Our Customers! Meet Casimiro.

  Meet Casimiro. He came to America thirty years ago from Croatia and loves good food. Yesterday, he came  (Gustiamo is on his business route) for the second time to buy our food. Great, a repeat customer is what every merchant wants. He liked the products! Today, he purchased 1 bottle of Cru Di Cures Olive Oil…