July 4, 2020

Olivaverde have been closely involved with the promotion and importation of fine Sicilian olive oils for over ten years, we love these wonderful extra virgin olive oils from the very different areas across this beautiful island, olive oils with their huge range of inte...

May 16, 2020

The Marche region of eastern Italy is one of the lesser well known Italian regions with olives and olive oils from there are still hard to find outside of the Italy and also often the region itself.

Marche has a long coastline on the Adriatic sea to the east and has the...

January 25, 2020

The beautiful Burn valley vineyard was set up in 2015 near the north sea coast in north west Norfolk and Iast December we managed to visit this small family run vineyard along with members of Slow Food. Our visit to the winery and vineyard was to meet Samantha who toge...

November 8, 2019

In late September one of the Mediterranean olive oil academy team went to Malta from Sicily to help with the olive harvest at a small olive grove in the Madliena area of the Island. This is the first year that Olivaverde has been involved with the Mediterranean olive o...

October 2, 2019

We were very pleased to take part in this years Maltese Bidni olive harvest with the owners of Ta Matti olive oil and also the Mediterranean olive oil academy last week.

Ta Matti is an established producer of fine Maltese olive oil and they have produced...

September 7, 2019

Boats. Aside from the occasional exciting bath time taken as a child, I’d never really had much to do with the sea. I would always love a trip to the beach and the occasional freezing dip at Penbryn Sands near where I grew up on the coast of West Wales but I’d certainl...

August 4, 2019

We were invited to take part at an olive oil tasting with the Mediterranean olive oil academy at the beautiful venue of Lalja in the Madliena district of Malta in early July which was hosted by Joseph and Carmen Spiteri. They produce Ta Matti a very fine Maltese olive...

July 12, 2019

Over the last eight years we have been pleased to be able to hold tastings of extra virgin olive oils from Italy and Greece in London, cities in the east of England such as Cambridge and Norwich and also in the Umbria and Marche regions of Italy.

The tastings we hold ha...

May 12, 2019

Museo extra virgin olive oil is produced near the town of Escóznar which belongs to the municipality of Íllora about ten kilometres west of the Moorish city of Granada, in the valley area at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Production began in 1984, when th...

April 7, 2019

Last week we were able to visit the Gaia Foundation in the stunning location of Ghain Tuffieha on the island of Malta. The Foundation was set up in 1994 as an NGO in the voluntary sector in Malta and is supported by the European Union and Maltese Government, it was als...

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