Apr. 21, 2017
The 25th Ercole Olivario awarded Italian extra virgin olive oils that managed to achieve a high level of quality despite a difficult season.
Apr. 13, 2017
Despite a recent eruptive episode, Mount Etna's effusive activity was never a threat for people living on its slopes and contributed over the ages to the development of olive tree cultivation.
Dec. 19, 2016
Local and national authorities are going head to head over an olive grove standing in the way of a 545-mile pipeline project.
Dec. 8, 2016
To improve the eating habits of Italian kids, sommelier Nicola Di Noia offers seminars for children on the secrets of extra virgin olive oil.
Oct. 26, 2016
The producer of the award-winning Laudemio brand teaches the art of making great olive oil to inmates serving sentences in the penal institution of Sollicciano, in the suburbs of Florence.
Sep. 28, 2016
Despite earlier predictions of a strong harvest, olive oil producers in Italy and most of Europe have revised their forecasts for the 2016 season sharply downward, while stocks from last year are keeping prices stable.
Sep. 20, 2016
The Italian Antitrust Authority has cleared Colavita Spa of an earlier charge of unfair business practices following a May 2015 report by the consumer magazine Il Test Salvagente.
Sep. 6, 2016
The villa that once belonged to Michelangelo, which includes an almost 1,000-year-old olive press and millstone, is going for about $8.4 million.
Aug. 31, 2016
A patchy attack in various parts of the country, due to frequent rains and warm temperatures, have made the last period of the growing season a challenge for olive farmers against one of their most feared pests.
Aug. 16, 2016
Following a crippling harvest two years ago, and a strong one last year, Italian farmers remain diligent and optimistic as the 2016 harvest approaches.