Articles about Italy
On the Importance of Olive Tree Pruning
“It is fundamental to live like the plant in order to understand what it needs,” the pruner reveals. "Foliage and wood must always be in harmony."
Olio Capitale Hands Baton to Milan Expo
Olio Capitale in Trieste, which wrapped up its ninth edition last week, showed that even after the worst of harvests Italian olive oil shines.
Proposal to Include Apulia’s ‘Plain of Olive Trees’ on Unesco List
Three municipalities have joined forces to protect an area with a concentration of thousand-year-old olive trees.
Olio Capitale Takes Aim at International Markets
Trieste will host the 9th Olio Capitale, Italy's exhibition dedicated to quality extra virgin olive oil.
Lucca Goes Extra Virgin
The beautiful town in Tuscany hosts the third edition of ExtraLucca, a cultural and culinary event dedicated to extra virgin olive oil.
New Sunrise for an Ancient Town
It is a magic moment for this city illuminated by the first lights of a new beginning in the name of olive oil tradition and its future.
After Bruising Season, Italy Combats Fraud and Invests in its Future
The minister of agriculture organized a meeting with stakeholders to "relaunch" a core sector of the Italian economy.
Olives Reach New Heights in Valtellina
One of the consequences of rising temperatures is that it's now possible to cultivate olive trees where it was previously unthinkable.
Seggiano Suspends Olive Tree in City Wall
In Seggiano (Tuscany) you can visit a Museum where an olive tree producing the local olive oil (Olivastra saggianese variety) was installed
After the Olive Fruit Fly and Bacterial Blight, the Dreaded Starling
There is little relief in this "Black Year" for Italian olive oil with challenges seeming to come from every direction.
Planeta’s Cooking Secrets
The Sicilian wine and oil producers have let go of their closely-held family recipes.
Apulia Asks Italian Government for Help with Olive Tree Epidemic
The president of Apulia sent a letter to the Italian Prime Minister for an urgent meeting over the year-long Xylella fastidiosa epidemic.
Eight Accused in €3M Sale of ‘Italian’ Olive Oil from Unknown Sources
Following the case of untraceable oil seized in Tuscany, another scandal arising from the scarcity of Italian olive oil was uncovered this week.