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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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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3.11.2016

New stand

At last our new oil stand for the anfora bottles: as a gift or at home, to avoid oil leaks on table cloths and perhaps also for restaurants… We would like to receive your comments on the oil stand

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31.10.2016

HARVEST IN PROGRESS!

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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27.09.2016

LATEST NEWS

We are very proud that the Colonna extra virgin olive oil anfora bottle has been selected for the Chuck Williams first anniversary , the founder of William Sonoma

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27.09.2016

OLIVE PICKING PARTY

Have you experienced olive harvest yet? Have you ever wanted to pick your own olives and watch the process of olive making live? Now is your chance! Friends, guests, clients are invited to come to the farm anytime between October until end of November to experience and enjoy the olive harvest!! Pick your own olives [&hellip

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27.09.2016

GREEN ALERT

The battle against the olive fly is still buzzing in the olive groves! It’s a very delicate time for the trees: the night dampness favours the growth of the fly: we are doing our best to prevent it’s bites with traditional methods. Our oil mill is being prepared: by the end of this month the [&hellip

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13.09.2016

We are already preparing the new harvest!

Your mind is the garden Your thoughts are the seed The harvest can either be Flowers or weeds. William Wordsworth

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19.07.2016

The olives are growing fast!

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it, and they are called olives.  The Ascolana olives are growing rapidly: so far the climate is on our side but we must check the groves almost daily in order to prevent the invasion (attack) of the dacus olea (fly) and other enemies. We [&hellip

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19.07.2016

Summer closure

But do not fret, we will only be closed from the 6-21 of August. We will be celebrating the holiday season during this time and we wish you all a Happy Ferragosto!

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