Making olive oil at harvest takes time, muscle and a bit of guidance. Visiting mills in the region, known as 'Italy's green heart,' provides a lesson in its history and a chance to sample the season's offerings. Reporting from Civitella, Italy— The anonymous stone building on the outskirts of Civitella, my Umbrian hilltop [...]
By Andrew Weil, Q: I understand that a magazine reported that a lot of the olive oil from Italy is adulterated with lesser oils and described ongoing fraud in the olive oil business. Do you have any information about this? A: I have read the article you mention, it reports that fraud remains a major [...]
Presentation of the 2009 edition of Olio Capitale, an Italian event exclusively dedicated to Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
By Melissa Allison & Amy Martinez, This fall during the olive harvest in Italy, Dan McCarthy plans to have about 180 bottles of freshly pressed olive oil shipped by air from the 50-acre Tuscan estate of his former Queen Anne customers, Enzo Schiano and Claire Beliard. To cover the airfreight, McCarthy & Schiering Wine Merchants [...]
Italian investors are keen to invest in olive oil production in Pakistan, said Italian Ambassador Vincenzo Prati while addressing the National Conference on “Olive oil Production in Pakistan: result and way forward” at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on Wednesday. He said there was a dire need to establish interaction between [...]