UK Bans Olive Oil on Tap

  On August 20, 2014, the United Kingdom (UK) disallowed the sale of all unflavored olive oils on tap. This impacts the “fill your own” shops, stores where bottles are filled or refilled from the stainless steel fusti tanks on Continue reading UK Bans Olive Oil on Tap

Trip Report: Chilometrezero

In May we visited Italy and the theme of this trip was “chilometrezero” or “Km 0” for short. This is a trend in Italy that promotes the use of entirely locally produced products, not to be confused with the movie Continue reading Trip Report: Chilometrezero

Olive Oil of the Month: Oleum Oleae Tenimenti di Ambroxiis

One Word: Exquisite (squisito!) From the area of Valpolicella near to Verona, we present Oleum Oleae Tenimenti di Ambroxiis. We met Paolo in Veneto and were thrilled to be introduced to his perfect oil, an outstanding representation of the oils of Continue reading Olive Oil of the Month: Oleum Oleae Tenimenti di Ambroxiis

Scenes from the Fancy Food Show 2014

At the end of June, we spent two days in New York searching through the aisles of the Javits Center looking for new discoveries and old friends — at the premier event in the specialty food industry. It is always Continue reading Scenes from the Fancy Food Show 2014

Olive Oil of the Month: Planeta DOP Val di Mazara

There’s something fun about Planeta. It may be that customers recognize the olive oil logo, and immediately smile at the good memories associated with Planeta’s top quality wines from their estate in Sicily. Olio2go has visited Planeta at their marvelous Continue reading Olive Oil of the Month: Planeta DOP Val di Mazara

From Estate to Enoteca: Wine Tours in Italy, Part 2

Following on to our popular guest post on Wine and Olive Oil Tours from Pamela Sheldon Johns, we have even more ideas for Wine Touring throughout Italy. If you are one who likes to plan everything to the smallest detail, Continue reading From Estate to Enoteca: Wine Tours in Italy, Part 2

Olive Oil of the Month: Radici of Molise

It’s time to celebrate our latest Olive Oil of the Month: Radici of Molise. Radici Italiane means Italian roots and we have found Radici of Molise to be the perfect selection for those seeking their Italian heritage. More Americans emigrated Continue reading Olive Oil of the Month: Radici of Molise

Q&A Wine and Olive Oil Tours in Tuscany

Olio2go Travel Guide, Guest Post by Pamela Sheldon Johns   Photo Credit: Jeff Chandler A word about etiquette for wine-and-olive-oil tourists in Italy, with everything from how to book a tour, what to expect on a tour, what to pay Continue reading Q&A Wine and Olive Oil Tours in Tuscany

Olive Oil Award Season 2014

Celebrate the Best Olive Oils from Italy!   (Updated June 2014) Just as with wine, there are international olive oil awards. The most recent award presentations can be found through the links below, and these very rare olive oils, available Continue reading Olive Oil Award Season 2014