In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of MagicGiuseppe 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.”
For Family Making Olive Oil for 425 Years, Practice Makes PerfectIn 1585, 21 year-old William Shakespeare became a proud father of twins. Later that year, the Gonnellis bought a mill from local monks and started making olive oil. They're still at it.