7.03.2017

Lucy, our sheepdog and “guardian angel”, happily waving his paw, as he dozes in the sun

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7.03.2017

In campagna

It is pruning time in the olive groves, we are late because of the wet winter. A good pruning means everything: the trees will only give plenty of olives if they are well pruned. The soil has to be fertilized with organic elements, together with our own compost

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7.03.2017

Promotion time: The food fair “TASTE” is being held in Florence again from March 11 to 13.

Please come and visit our stand “A/34″, a tasting of our new oils “Mirto”, “Rose of Mary” and organic olives: “Mite Nera”, “Mite Verde” and “Kalamata&#

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7.03.2017

The Scent of Early Spring

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” Rainer Maria Rilke

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6.02.2017

Geo&Geo broadcast, Raitre Feb 3 at 5 pm

http://www.datavideo.it/download/20170203-RAI_3-GEO_&_GEO__1640-181728947a.html

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3.02.2017

FREEZING THE BUGS!

Here we are, 2017 has started: despite the recent weather we are back at work feeling positive. We are hoping the snowfalls of January have neutralized insects and bacteria; the pruning of our olive trees has begun slowly because of the freezing cold

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3.02.2017

Winter news

“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life.” – Hermann Hesse, Wandering

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22.12.2016

Food Forecast

Recently we had a visit from the ABC NEWS TV crew, David , Ben and Phoebe, for a program “Food Forecast” on how the climate affects food. A perfect coincidence, that matches our concern. They filmed all over: the harvest, the mill, the bottling… It will be online shortly

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22.12.2016

Harvest is over!

It’s been a long and challenging one: in 20 years never have such beautiful olive trees, full of healthy green olives made such a small production of oil. Why? Is it the climate changing? It could be, as the olives were full of water rather than oil. Also it’s warm for December, so the trees [&hellip

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22.12.2016

“When snow falls, nature listens”

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS! Closure: from 22nd December to 8th January. Happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year to all our customers and friends

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16.11.2016

EVENT 15 NOVEMBRE 2016 // TABLE DE GIANFRANCO, “LA CUISINE DES PRINCES COLONNA”

EVENT 15 NOVEMBRE 2016 // TABLE DE GIANFRANCO, “LA CUISINE DES PRINCES COLONNA&#

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9.11.2016

New oil : “Rose of Mary”

The Virgin Mary is said to have spread her blue cloak over a white-blossomed rosemary bush when she was resting, and the flowers turned blue. The shrub then became known as the “Rose of Mary”. It is our most recent infused oil, made with rosemary twigs from the front garden. We cut the hedge to [&hellip

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