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Mar. 7, 2014

Italy, Spain Sweep Sol d'Oro Competition

Italy won 10 of the 15 awarded medals, and a new Sol d'Oro South was announced with the first edition later this year from Chile.

Feb. 6, 2014

Trieste, Capital of Extra Virgin

The beautiful city in Northern Italy will host the 8th edition of Olio Capitale extra virgin olive oils exhibition.

Jan. 20, 2014

International Day of Italian Cuisines Celebrates Spaghetti al Pomodoro

Chef Cesare Casella, welcomed restaurateurs, food industry professionals, and journalists to the International Day of Italian Cuisines.

Oct. 10, 2013

Copa Cogeca and Italy's Traceability Achievement

Copa-Cogeca held an event at the European Parliament to highlight the benefits of olive oil and ensure consumers are better informed.

May. 3, 2013

Spain Wins Again at Second 'Extrascape' Competition

The small village of San Martino hosted the second edition of Extrascape, a competition for the best olive oil and landscape.

Mar. 15, 2013

Record Year for International Participation at 7th Olio Capitale

The specialist Italian trade fair, held in the city of Trieste, played host to a record number of visitors and attracted even greater international involvement than previous years.

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.

May. 29, 2012

Urban Extra Virgin: Olive Oil from Rome

In Rome, a group is promoting a different approach to urban life and citizenship, includiing olive picking from the abandoned trees within the city borders

May. 24, 2012

A Celebration of Lazio Extra Virgin

Young chefs from Lazio come up with their own interpretation with some of the best extra virgin olive oils from the region for the "Extra Virgin Dinners" organized by Arsial and Uliveti del Lazio.

Mar. 7, 2012

Through the Blue Glass to the Origins of Great Olive Oils

Extrascape looks through the cobalt glass to the origins of great oils and recognizes the importance of the farm and its landscape.

Feb. 24, 2012

Extrascape: Great Olive Oil Begins with a Landscape

Extrascape is a new international competition which awards both extra virgin olive oils and the landscapes from which they were born.

Dec. 19, 2011

Mapping Puglia's Ancient Olives

A project to map Puglia's ancient and monumental olive trees using satellite technology is under way. Each tree will be individually cataloged and form part of a regional database.

Oct. 11, 2011

September Heat Means Early Harvest, Less Olive Oil in Italy

While it is estimated that the high temperatures -- the second highest on record since 1800 -- will reduce olive oil production by about 10 percent, the quality of the oil is supposed to be good.

Oct. 6, 2011

Fratelli Aprile: The Art of Extra Virgin

With a great attention for local culture and contemporary art, Daniele and Roberto Aprile link tradition and innovation to produce a unique brand of extra virgin.

Oct. 5, 2011

Sperlonga

Lucy Vivante makes a day trip to Sperlonga in the Latina province and its famous grotto, or "spelunca," for which the seaside town is named.

Sep. 29, 2011

Girolio d’Italia at the Starting Line

Get ready for a two-month journey across Italy to discover the country’s different tastes and cultivars with the newly pressed extra virgin olive oil.

Sep. 22, 2011

Slow Food Dairy Event Explores Cheese and Olive Oil Pairings

At Slow Food's "Cheese" – the big event dedicated to the dairy world held every two years in Bra, Piedmont – olive oil and cheese became closer friends.

Aug. 31, 2011

Lungarotti: Preserving Olive Oil Heritage

A symbol of Umbrian wine since the ‘60s, when Giorgio Lungarotti founded Lungar Otti is still a family-run business, deeply linked to the land where it stands. Chiara Lungarotti and Teresa Severini lead the company today.

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