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

What’s Your Favorite Olive Oil?

  As we introduce each of our our Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oils, there are two questions we answer most often: (1)     What is your favorite olive oil? That’s something akin to which is your favorite child! I may have a Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Olive Oil?

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

Speed Cameras in Italy

Mama mia!  What happened to driving fast in Italy?!?!? All over the place there are speed cameras now.  In most every tiny village, there is one of these things on the side of the road checking your speed.  On the Continue reading Speed Cameras in Italy

12 Italian Award Winners at the Los Angeles Olive Oil Competition

Olive Oil Award Winners: 2011 Los Angeles Competition The last major awards of the olive oil year were bestowed last week at the Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition. (They have an impressive wine competition, too!)

Trade Secrets

Last week we received our most recent shipment from Italy– a large shipment of olive oil (link) and one secret treat. This shipment was organized in early March, arrived in port in the U.S. on April 4, experienced a delay Continue reading Trade Secrets

Have you been waiting for these spectacular olive oils?

Take a look at this photo! All of these fresh oils (and the balsamic vinegar wine jelly) arrived this week at Olio2go. These lovely, sublime treats cover a lot of territory. From Alina (a Brisighella monocultivar from Emilia Romagna) in Continue reading Have you been waiting for these spectacular olive oils?

Scordo’s Reviews

We first heard of Scordo’s Pasta Challenge and we just had to send pasta for his master list! He’s also had the opportunity to enjoy La Poderina Toscana IGP, Rosselli del Turco DOP Chianti Classico, and Canonica Verde’s Umbrian Spice Continue reading Scordo’s Reviews