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,…

New Olive Oils in the Warehouse!

The new olive oils are coming in. They are arriving in waves, to accentuate the fact that they are ready at different times, depending on where the olive trees are located. Clearly, the first olive oils to cross the finish line are the ones from the South. We have just received Pianogrillo and Il Tratturello,…

Il Tratturello, Mission Impossible – Accomplished!!!

When you have good friends, everything is possible! Left, Governor Andrew Cuomo smiling because he received the best gift: a bottle of Il Tratturello EV Olive Oil from Molise made by Francesco Travaglini. It is a long and beautiful story (read it here) with an even better ending! Gov. Cuomo, we hope you love this olive…

Andrew Cuomo receives the Gift of Il Tratturello EV Olive Oil

(Left Gennaro Pecchia and Francesco Travaglini in NYC with the bottle Number 1) Happy Columbus Day! Let’s celebrate it with Italy’s Best Foods! Will you be watching the Parade in NYC on TV? If you do, you might  witness a very important moment: our friend Gennaro Pecchia will personally give a gift to Andrew Cuomo….

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…

Il Tratturello – A Plaque for Spiaggia Restaurant

Francesco Travaglini brought this plaque in his luggage when he came to NY for the Whole Foods Olive Oil event. It is for Spiaggia Restaurant, in Chicago, to thank Tony, Cathy and Sarah for using his EV Olive Oil, Il Tratturello, in their wonderful restaurant. Not only they cook with Il Tratturello, they mention it…

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”…

Il Tratturello, Meet Francesco’s American Family

Francesco Travaglini will be in NY in a couple of days to demo his oil at Whole Foods. From Larino, in Molise, to NY!!! Matteo, his uncle and Anthony, his cousin, live on our side of the ocean and, of course, use Francesco’s oil, Il Tratturello. They ran out of it and rushed to the…

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…

Why You Have Never Heard of Olive Oil from Molise, Before?

Francesco Travaglini is a young man married to Pia. Both sets of their  parents used to make olive oil, but they, like everybody else in Molise, would sell it for virtually nothing to commercial companies from other regions, who would make their profit by blending it with inferior oil. In fact, while Molise is an…