This New Harvest EVOO has our names on it

Cue the drumroll: new harvest Il Tratturello extra virigin olive oil is finally here. And this year, this incredible EVOO is even more special. These bottles have our names on them! If you followed our Molise olive oil adventure back in October, you certainly are as thrilled as we are. We flew a group of hardworking friends from the…

PRESSURE: Limited Edition Olive Oil from Parco Dei Buoi and Ghetto Gastro

Introducing PRESSURE: a limited-edition olive oil with so much more than the elixir contained within. Born from a collaboration between Ghetto Gastro, Parco dei Buoi, and Gustiamo, all profits from the 150 bottles benefit the Food For Soul refettorio in Harlem. But what makes Pressure so special? First of all, the oil itself! It’s exclusively…

The Fruitiest New EVOO

Il Tratturello from Molise 2020/2021 HARVEST Husband and wife team Francesco and Pia couldn’t be happier with this year’s olive harvest. This video clip above is them, just a few weeks ago, harvesting in Molise. “The 2020/2021 Il Tratturello is the fruitiest we have tasted in years!” That’s what Pia told us the other day,…

Ari Zingerman’s Gift Guide: Il Tratturello Olive Oil

We looove reading what Ari Zingerman has to say about our products, so we’re pretty thrilled our Il Tratturello EVOO made the Zingerman holiday gift guide! In fact, Il Tratturello is Ari’s number one gift for the “aspiring chef”. We totally agree, just a few drops of this neon-green flavor bomb will transform the way…

The First New Oil From Italy

JUST HARVESTED IN MOLISE Il Tratturello is the first 2019/2020 olio nuovo to arrive. “THIS YEAR’S HARVEST WAS A TRIUMPH!”   Farmer Francesco Travaglini told us that this was one of those memorable harvest seasons boasting both superior olive quality and generous olive quantity. Take our advice, as soon as you get your bottle of new harvest Il Tratturello extra virgin olive…

Olive Harvest 2019/2020: a sneak peek

We’re just a couple of days into September, and we are already wondering what the new harvest olive oils will taste like. Technically, the official start of the olive harvest in Italy is scheduled for the end of this month. But depending on the season, each producer will make their way to the fields at different times,…

Stolen il Tratturello

We just received some devastating news. All of the freshly harvested Il Tratturello olive oil has been stolen. Last night, thieves entered Francesco Travaglini’s frantoio (olive oil mill building) and took everything. The burglars broke in, vandalized Francesco’s frantoio, and drained his stainless steel tanks full of freshly harvested extra virgin olive oil. This awful heist has left Francesco and…

New Harvest 2014/15 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

From north to south, 2014/15 New Harvest EVOOs are here. From near Genova, Benza is our most beautifully delicate olive oil of 2015, with aromas of pine nuts and very slight spiciness on the finish. From outside of Rome, Cru di Crues is our most green tasting EVOO, with aromas of herbs and a medium…

Extrascape, the Big Winner

Extrascape is only 3 years old, but it will grow big and strong. You’ll see. It’s an olive oil (extra virgin, of course) competition. You might say: another one? There are hundreds of olive oil contests around the world. Yes. The ONE. Extrascape is unique, because the quality of the olive oil is evaluated together…