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Mar. 19, 2021

A Focus on Design and Sustainability in Pursuit of Perfect EVOO

In the Umbrian hills, two families are working to preserve the ancient heritage of an endemic cultivar while embracing modernity with a new mill and tourism operation.

Mar. 5, 2021

Sustainable Tourism and High-Quality Production at Traldi Farm

At their farm in central Italy, Francesca Boni and Elisabetta Traldi deliver outstanding levels of quality while taking advantage of the region’s cultural importance and natural beauty.

Feb. 17, 2021

Bringing Olive Oil Tourism to Greece’s Most Popular Island

Anita Zachou is determined to turn Mykonos into a leading olive oil tourism destination, even though the island produces no EVOO of its own.

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Feb. 11, 2021

Catalan Producers Emphasize History and Sustainability in Tourism Initiative

The award-winning producers Mil & Un Verd are on a mission: preserve the historical structures and millennial olive trees of their estate while sustainably producing extra virgin olive oil from native varieties.

Dec. 1, 2020

In Spain, Some See New Opportunities for Tourism in Pandemic's Wake

2020 gave outdoor activities a newfound importance. Efforts are underway to ensure that the olive oil industry is poised to capitalize on the shift.

Jul. 16, 2020

Olive Oil World Tour Campaign Relaunches in Spain

From July through September, thousands of passengers boarding the high-speed ferry, Cecilia Payne, will be reminded of Spain's olive oil sector.

Jan. 10, 2019

Will 'Oleoturismo' in Jaén Be the Next Big Thing?

Tourists plan their trips around visiting vineyards or restaurants all the time. These days, olive oil is on the list, too.

Jul. 31, 2018

Olive Oil Increasingly Popular Among Douro Wineries

Portugal’s region of Douro is known for its Port and still wines, but more winery groups are becoming interested in producing and selling regional olive oils too.

Jul. 26, 2018

Tunisian Producers See Promise in Olive Oil Tourism

Tunisian producers are exploring how olives, one of the country's biggest natural resources, can potentially lure a new kind of tourist.

Dec. 12, 2017

Olive Tourism in Jordan

A local tourism company is promoting visits to olive farms in Umm Qais, northern Jordan.

Apr. 3, 2017

Route To Sustainable Tourism In Greece Lined With Olive Oil

Olive oil has great potential in marketing Greek tourism destinations and can be used as a tool of sustainable development, a researcher noted.

Jan. 5, 2017

Foodie Theme Park to Open in Italy Next Fall

Eataly World aims to bring foodies together to eat shop and learn. Two thousand businesses will be represented at the €100-million theme park that is expected to create 700 jobs onsite.

Nov. 29, 2016

Olive Oil Tours Go From Farm to Bottle

Through the boughs of olive trees, bending under the weight of their fruits, visitors to Spain, Italy, and Croatia can experience the harvest that has kept these nations alive and healthy for generations.

Apr. 16, 2012

Born to Promote Andalusian Gastronomy and Tourism

The Andalusian Academy of Gastronomy and Tourism brings together those who have worked for the quality and promotion of food, and its relationship to tourism.

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.

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.

Apr. 28, 2011

Rise in Tourism Forces Upgrades in Greek Olive Oil Mills

Olive oil producers in Messinia are being forced to change to two-phase production systems and to stop disposing organic matter along the region's famous coastline.

Apr. 21, 2011

In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of Magic

Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”

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