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…

New Year, New Extra Virgin Olive Oil. They’re here!

From north to south, the 2014/15 Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is here.   Click here to read more about it in our newsletter; and to sign up for our newsletter type your email address into the white box at the top of this page and click submit (don’t forget to confirm your subscription!).

The Black Year of Italian Olive Oil

To say that the olive harvest in Italy this year was a “bad harvest” would be a great understatement. La Repubblica, one of the most influential Italian newspapers, has reported that overall, Italy is producing 37% less olives this year, with 45% less in the regions of Umbria and Tuscany. The fault is of the wacky…

Gustiamo in Food & Wine: How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil

We get lots of our extra virgin olive oil advice from Nancy Harmon Jenkins, and we are darn pleased to see that Food & Wine does as well. In Tina Ujlaki’s article in Food & Wine, “9 Pro Tips on How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil,” she spells out the EVOO DOs and DON’Ts…