Category: The olive grove

L’oliveto della Riviera Ligure

The year 2016/2017 in the Riviera Ligure Olive Grove

The 2015/2016 olive season was a great year for several reasons. Both the quantity as well as the quality of the oil were significant thanks to favourable weather and the absence of the olive fruit fly. A high yield season…

The Riviera Ligure olive grove: from the land to the table

The DOP Riviera Ligure Extra-virgin Olive Oil Protection Consortium is becoming a farmer. The result of the commitment to the care of its “Riviera Ligure olive grove” is this oil, which we offer you to taste. Extra virgin olive oil…

The average cost of production alone of a kilogram of olives and a bottle of DOP Riviera Ligure oil (0.5 l) over the past three years

We shall now draw some conclusions on the production of olives and oil. Because we have done our calculations like every good Ligurian farmer. If we consider the farming activities alone, starting from the agronomic support and the work done…

The 2015-2016 season in the Riviera Ligure olive grove

The 2015-2016 olive-growing campaign will certainly be a year to be remembered. One of those extremely special years that the history books indicate as infrequent. Things are certainly different today: the good growing practices already provide excellent support for a…

Bottling and the final

Finally after a long job we have harvested the fruits of a great deal of hard work. We have 780.50 kg of olives available, all of the Taggiasca cultivar. This means 60 quarts of olives in the traditional unit of…

The Harvest

We pruned and fertilized the olive trees and cleared the ground. We were anxious about the adverse weather conditions and feared a parasite invasion. It’s October at last: the time has come to reap the reward of our efforts and…