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Dec. 9, 2021

Centonze, a Forward-Looking Farm Rooted in Sicily's History

In western Sicily’s Belice Valley, Centonze produces award-winning extra virgin olive oil, celebrating the land and history, while focusing on sustainability and innovation.

Nov. 9, 2021

Italy Pledges €30 Million to Small and Medium Producers

The Stato-Regioni Conference has earmarked the funds to help producers improve quality and sustainably increase production.

Oct. 13, 2021

Poland and Israel Win Fourth World Championship of Olive Picking in Postira, Croatia

The unique competition, aimed at celebrating local agriculture, had ten teams competing for the title.

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Jul. 30, 2021

Just when Olive Oil Tourism Was Trending in Turkey, the Pandemic Hit

The Covid-19 pandemic has decimated Turkey’s fledgling olive oil tourism industry. However, producers believe agritourism is the future of the sector.

Jul. 30, 2021

Organic and PDO Producers at Heart of Italy’s Latest Oleotourism Initiative

A new tourism consortium seeks to help producers work more closely with tourism agencies to promote their extra virgin olive oils.

Jun. 29, 2021

Andalusia Seeks to Make Olive Production More Profitable With Tourism Initiative

The tourism €1.4 million initiative will help promote olive oil tourism experiences throughout the autonomous community.

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May. 3, 2021

Greek Producers Await Reopening of Restaurants, Tourism

Industry professionals believe that the reopening of the food businesses could put the stagnant market back in motion.

Apr. 8, 2021

At Fontanaro Estate, Quality is Everything

At Fontanaro Estate, Lucia Verdacchi, and Giovanni and Alina Pinelli produce high-quality extra virgin olive oil while promoting sustainability and a circular economy.

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.

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.

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Aug. 3, 2015

Courses on Lake Garda for Tasters and Experts

O’Live & Italy, founded by Maria Paola Gabusi, is offering courses on olive oil tasting and much more.

Jul. 6, 2015

More than Music in Lucca this Summer

From 1 to 15 July, Lucca hosts the summer edition of the successful event created by Fausto Borella to promote extra virgin olive oil.

May. 4, 2015

Olive Oil Flows Through Expo2015 and Beyond

Olive oil will be on stage both inside the Expo area and in other locations which will welcome visitors with tastings, meetings and food tours.

Feb. 25, 2015

Restaurants Embrace Crete's Celebrated Diet

Visitors to Crete can be persuaded by its small restaurants to enjoy a traditional Cretan diet featuring high quality, extra virgin olive oil.

Jan. 5, 2015

Seggiano Suspends Olive Tree in City Wall

In Seggiano (Tuscany) you can visit a Museum where an olive tree producing the local olive oil (Olivastra saggianese variety) was installed

Dec. 8, 2014

Travel Notes: Magnificent Siurana

Priorat is what I can only describe as the most visually intense part of Siurana, and here I must try to curb my hyperbole. I doubt I will succeed.

Nov. 10, 2014

10th 'New Olive Oil Days' in Vodnjan, Croatia

The annual celebration in Vodnjan, Croatia from November 14 to 16 features cooking demonstrations, tastings and lots of delicious Istrian olive oil.

Oct. 21, 2014

Umbrian Mills Open their Doors

From 1 to 30 November, olive oil mills in the beautiful region of Umbria in Central Italy will open for the annual Frantoi Aperti event.

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