Città dell’Olio

May. 9, 2022

Tourism Awards in Italy Promote Industry Innovators

The second edition of a national oleotouristic competition recognized the contribution of farmhouses, museums, producers and chefs to Italian olive oil culture.

Mar. 7, 2022

Rome Joins Olive Oil Tourism Network Città dell'Olio

The Italian capital has formally joined Città dell'Olio to promote olive oil culture, oleotourism and the restoration of abandoned groves.

Feb. 10, 2022

New Rules in Italy Set Standards for Oleotourism Operators

The rules create guidelines for certified operators two years after oletourism's inclusion in the national budget.

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May. 14, 2021

As Restrictions Loosen in Italy, Farmhouses Anticipate Tourism Boom

With about one-third of olive oil sales in Italy going to the restaurant sector, the shift of tourists to the countryside is likely to impact consumption.

Mar. 29, 2021

Italian Politicians, Farmers Unite to Oppose Nutri-Score

In response to a pro-Nutri-Score petition signed by hundreds of scientists, Italian politicians and farmers have united in opposing to the French labeling system while promoting its alternatives.

Dec. 4, 2019

In Italy, Hiking Through the Olive Groves

Italy's third annual “Walk through the olive trees” combines heart-healthy exercise with the chance to learn about production and taste local extra virgin olive oils.

Mar. 25, 2015 Fairs, Competitions

Olio Capitale Hands Baton to Milan Expo

Feb. 13, 2015 Fairs, Competitions

Lucca Goes Extra Virgin

May. 27, 2014 Food & Cooking

Celebrating the Taggiasca

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Nov. 9, 2012

Girolio d'Italia 'Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tour' Underway in Italy

Through December 22, Italy will be crossed by Girolio d'Italia, an 18-stage path trough olive oil-producing regions and villages.

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