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,…

Pianogrillo Olive Oil Is Organic and DOP

Lorenzo Piccione makes one of the most spectacular Italian olive oils, Pianogrillo, with tonda iblea olives. We have written about him in the past, and call him the nay sayer. We went to visit him this summer, and he showed us his beautiful property, chapel included. Lorenzo also proudly showed us his Nebrodi Pig farm,…

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,…

Lorenzo Piccione’s Pianogrillo at the MOMA!!!

Lorenzo Piccione is a musician and makes the splendid Pianogrillo EV Olive Oil in Ragusa, Sicilia. Either of these activities would be full time jobs for anybody else. Not for Lorenzo, who is restless, very creative and knows everything about olive oil. So, he and his friend Kobi Wiesendanger designed an olive oil taster which…