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”…

Whole Foods – Demoing Like There Is No Tomorrow!

Four of our olive oil producers came to town to present their magnificent olive oils to the customers of Whole Foods. There were 22 stores in the NY region which participated in the program “SEIZE THE MOMENT“, ie, grab the olive oil when it is at its freshest, just pressed. 22 stores and 4 producers…

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…

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…

Tratturello Bottle Number One Goes to Numero UNO of NY State!

Tratturello EV Olive Oil is made in Molise by Francesco Travaglini, an honest, knowledgeable and passionate farmer with his Gentile di Larino olive trees in Molise. This is the label of Tratturello ev olive oil. Can you see it? Can you see the elegant red wax seal and the exclusive hand written number? Every single…

Come to the warehouse and bring your empty, rinsed wine bottle.

These are empty wine and beer bottles in the warehouse! Not that we drink while working (we wish!); we brought them from home because we need to transfer the contents of a big 25 liter tin of olive oil which arrived badly damaged. This one was so badly damaged that our friendly shipper, IS, couldnt take it….