For Family Making Olive Oil for 425 Years, Practice Makes Perfect In 1585, 21 year-old William Shakespeare became a proud father of twins. Later that year, the Gonnellis bought a mill from local monks and started making olive oil. They're still at it.
Massimo’s Oil We dined al fresco, at a hand-hewn farm table that stretched across an ancient patio overlooking an olive grove. I watched carefully, but not too carefully, for signs that Marcella knew about the relationship.