The First 2013 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Award Winners

(updated 4 June 2013) The first of the new harvest’s award winners have been announced. These olive oil competitions are very important in the world of top quality olive oil, as they recognize the year’s worth effort and care. In Continue reading The First 2013 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Award Winners

Olio Capitale 2013, Trieste, Italy

Having consumed inordinate amounts of olive oil,  it is time to reflect on Olio Capitale. When planning the trip, Trieste seemed to be at an awkwardly distant location for a major fair.  If you are planning a trip to Italy, Continue reading Olio Capitale 2013, Trieste, Italy

Forbes: Best Restaurant in Italy?

Don’t miss this Forbes article on Chef Massimo Bottura and his new restaurant in Modena, The Best Restaurant in Italy or the Best Restaurant in the World. If you haven’t time to plan a trip or are unable to get Continue reading Forbes: Best Restaurant in Italy?

The Whole Wide World of Food

In our ongoing mission to provide the best in Italian extra virgin olive oil and specialty foods, there’s one event that is the highlight of each summer: the Fancy Food Show. Usually hosted in New York City, the show decamped Continue reading The Whole Wide World of Food

A Curated Collection: Olive Oil Award Winners

Imagine that you spent your lifetime tending the family’s groves… toiling to prune, worrying about the weather, keeping pests at bay, and in the end, each and every year, producing an olive oil that met the high standards of the Continue reading A Curated Collection: Olive Oil Award Winners

Olive Oil Buyer’s Guide: Anatomy of a Great Label

Let’s take a look at a great olive oil label and a great olive oil! This is Primo Olio Extra Vergine di Oliva (Extra Virgin Olive Oil), and the label indicates that Frantoi Cutrera has been producing olive oil since Continue reading Olive Oil Buyer’s Guide: Anatomy of a Great Label

Beyond Extra Virgin

We’re thrilled with today’s article in the Washington Post. Jane Black reveals the new Association 3E, Super Premium Olive Oil — and we have one at Olio2go. In fact, it’s selling quickly. It is Davide Borselli’s La Poderina Toscana. You can Continue reading Beyond Extra Virgin

2011 Awards for Authentic Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Some folks choose the grocery store oil, assuming it to be extra virgin olive oil. Knowledgable consumers are skeptical, and true fans of olive oil seek award winners. With any of these selections your choices will be a long way Continue reading 2011 Awards for Authentic Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Olive Oil, Great Client Gifts

As we approach the holiday season amidst an “unusual” economic time, I can’t think of better gifts than food gifts. Food is a necessity, and nice food makes dining a pleasure. Is that too simple? Fine extra virgin Italian olive Continue reading Olive Oil, Great Client Gifts