A Luxury Country Inn - Umbria

Harvesting Our Premium

 gorgeous mid-October days for our “earlier-than-early” olive harvest On October 14 and 15 we harvested “earlier-than-early” the olives for our Genius Loci Premium Grade Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  As you may have read in a former blog post, there is more and more supporting evidence that early harvested olives contain additional elements –  thus providing additional health benefits.  Traditionally, we …


Olive Harvest in Umbria

It is that magnificent and very festive time of year again – nets spread below the olive trees to “catch” every stray fallen olive as workmen carefully hand pick the season’s olives.  Olive mills open for business to cold press the crop into what locals call “liquid gold”.  This weekend is the first of five weekends during which four or …