Category: The olive grove

L’oliveto della Riviera Ligure

2021-2022: the Ligurian Riviera olive grove takes a rest

Since 2013, the Consorzio di Tutela Olio Extravergine DOP Riviera Ligure has also become a de facto olive grower. The Oliveto of the Riviera Ligure stands in the area of Lucinasco, the centre of a district with uninterrupted olive-growing terraces.…

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.…