Category: The olive grove

L’oliveto della Riviera Ligure

The 2020-2021 in the “Oliveto della Riviera Ligure”

February: olive harvesting is well under way in western Liguria, this being the case of the PDO Riviera Ligure Extra Virgin Olive Oil Protection Consortium, too. For eight seasons in a row, the Consortium has been managing its own olive…

Spring – Summer 2021 in the olive grove of the Riviera Ligure

This Spring the national health emergency limited farming action, as wild animals undoubtedly made a remarkable comeback In the olive grove of the Riviera Ligure, however, work was carried out in good time. The first useful action was early fertilisation,…

2019-2020, a success for the Oliveto della Riviera Ligure

“Pettinarli ogni anno” (comb them each year). This old local saying refers to the importance of careful grooming of olive trees to enhance yields. This is what we do in our “Oliveto della Riviera Ligure”(Olive Grove of the 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…