Author: Laura Turri

Although olive oil has always been a key component of the Mediterranean diet, it has only been acknowledged as a quality product in relatively recent...

Food and wine are mainstays of Italian culture: they reflect our rich and multifaceted history, our deep values, and in one word, the uniqueness of...

On the eve of December 13th, all the children in Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and other, more limited areas of Northern Italy go to bed...

The oil-tasting glass embodies the importance of sensory analysis and has become something of an icon for olive oil culture. The chemical and biological features of...

It is in early June that the first tiny olives start to appear on the branches of our trees. Throughout the summer months they slowly...

The history of our family reveals a strong bond with a bygone job: that of the castaldo. Our society was for thousands of years a...

The Mediterranean diet is on UNESCOs Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The common denominator of this wide array of dishes is extra virgin olive oil, which is the only fat present in this diet