Category: The olive grove

L’oliveto della Riviera Ligure

Spring 2019 in the Riviera Ligure olive grove

After a season of hard work, spring is the time of ritual yearly farming operations. Special care is dedicated to interventions which can help prevent the biennial “high yield/low yield” dichotomy – manuring and pruning once more prove essential for…

2018-2019 report: the Riviera Ligure olive grove

3-day harvesting took place in November. Rain represented a common thread throughout 2018, both in spring and in early autumn. Spring showers did not affect the fruit setting stage, on the contrary they nourished plants. As a consequence, harvesting provided…

Spring 2018 in the olive grove of the Riviera Ligure

After a year marked by water shortage – though the indications of higher precipitations were confirmed in spring – interventions in the olive grove of the Riviera Ligure aimed at nourishing and sustaining plants. Fertilization is pivotal at this stage.…

Harvesting and pressing: the 2017-2018 season’s oil from the olive groves of the Riviera Ligure

And that makes five. For the fifth consecutive year, we have reaped the fruit of a year’s labour in the olive groves of the Riviera Ligure. From 15 to 17 November 2017, our terracing of Lucinasco with 145 olive trees…

Work in the Riviera Ligure olive grove has started again: time to prune and shred for natural soil enhancement.

During May, work begins again in the Riviera Ligure olive grove. This year it was decided not to use organic fertilisers but to continue the work of pruning and shredding the residues. Pruning, even though carried out a little late…

We have bottled our oil. All in all, a difficult job

Our 115.5 litres of oil are kept under a nitrogen seal. We created the new label which contains the nutritional statement as per regulations. It was then necessary to create a new graphic layout and have everything printed. In any…