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L'Olio Nuovo 2015 e' arrivato!

A stunning harvest of fresh-pressed Italian olive oils

L'Olio Nuovo 2015 e' arrivato!

Our 2015 Olio Nuovo is Here We are thrilled to announce that 2015 is an extraordinary year for oilo nuovo, and Manicaretti is proud to represent some of the best olive oils in Italy. All of exceptional integrity and quality. Olio Verde, Titone Nuovo, Frescobaldi Laudemio and Capezzana Freshly...

Down South, Up Top: Crudo Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Nancy Harmon Jenkins on the Best Hot-Climate Oils

Down South, Up Top: Crudo Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Food writer and "oracle" of Mediterranean cuisine, Nancy Harmon Jenkins enlightens us with this fascinating article on extra virgin olive oils made in hot climates. Far too many southern-made oils, she laments, suffer from major defects (chief among them "fustiness") due to intense...

Farewell, Contessa Lisa of Tenuta di Capezzana

Addio, Contessa Lisa

Farewell, Contessa Lisa of Tenuta di Capezzana

Contessa Lisa Contini Bonacossi of Tenuta di Capezzana in Carmignano, Tuscany, has influenced me (and many others) as few have. Hers was a great life, dedicated to her late husband, Count Ugo, her seven children and the constant flow of visitors to her villa from all over the world. Her warmth,...