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.

Dec. 8, 2016

How to Travel Through Customs With Olive Oil: A Survival Guide

At times, you may feel like James Bond on a top secret mission: to successfully transport the crown jewel of the Mediterranean diet. Here are a few tips to ensure the safe arrival of that Liquid Gold.

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.


Aug. 11, 2015

Agro-Culinary Attractions in Crete Span Ages

Visitors to scenic northwestern Crete can see a traditional stone mill, one of the world’s oldest olive trees, a modern olive oil factory and a botanical park and restaurant.

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.

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.


May. 3, 2011

An Escape to the Olive Riviera

Along the rich, agricultural coast of Liguria, wild and cultivated olive trees cover the scenery in a cool green, culminating in this awe-inspiring outpost of Riviera life.

Mar. 7, 2011

It's Life on the Farm in Italy, For a Week

The agriturismi offer a very personal introduction to rural living in Italy, allowing you to experience the process of growing food and a fundamental way of life.

Mar. 2, 2011

On the Ancient Path of Olive Oil in Puglia

Along the "Olive Oil Roads" ancient farms have become museums where you can learn about the local history of olive oil and its traditional production.

Feb. 17, 2011

Zero Kilometer Olive Oils and More at Rome’s Urbana 47

Steps from the Coliseum Angelo Belli's "zero kilometer" kitchen has become a favorite for locals and traveling foodies seeking authentic regional cuisine.

Feb. 7, 2011

Promoting (Real) Greek Food to Culinary Tourists

Industry experts, journalists, and chefs from around the world gathered in Athens to discuss the importance of food and gastronomy in Greek tourism.

Feb. 2, 2011

Celebrating Olive Oil Culture and Cuisine in Burhaniye

Each year locals and a few lucky tourists gather in this small town on the Aegean coast to salute olive oil culture with music, dance, exhibitions and great food.

Jan. 25, 2011

Sonoma Valley Olive Season

After the flood of tourists have retreated to their routines and the oenophiles have returned to their wine cellars, a new type of visitor is making a trip to Sonoma during the winter and exploring its burgeoning olive oil industry.