GustiMythBusters: Our Top5 EV Olive Oil Myths

Our resident Italian olive oil expert Stefano Noceti tells us the biggest Extra Virgin Olive Oil mistakes he most regularly sees in the USA: 1. The greener the better. In a professional EVOO tasting, tasters use opaque glasses. The fact is that certain excellent olive varieties can naturally produce a more transparent oil. Also, there…

Italian EV Olive Oils – The Best, Even Blind!

When we were invited by the NYTimes for a demonstration of how to taste an EV olive oil and for a blind tasting of oils, we were extremely proud and excited. Yes, we know a lot about EV Olive Oils; we can talk about olive oils forever! Our Stefano is a graduate of the University…

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…

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,…