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Olive Oil Wrestling?

Olive Oil Wrestling?

Yes, it’s #95 in my book The Passionate Olive – 101 Things to do with Olive Oil. On a recent episode of The Bachelorette in which the group traveled to Turkey, the bachelors were drizzled with olive oil and wrestled to the ground.  They participated in this traditional Turkish sport with the winner awarded more […]

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The Gift of Olive Oil

The Gift of Olive Oil

Want a fabulous gift idea?  How about a bottle of your favorite extra virgin olive oil?  Dubbed “liquid gold” by Homer, olive oil  has been noted for centuries as the gift of elegance.  Even Ulysses gave small phials of olive oil as the perfect hostess gift.   For more than 4,000 years, the olive tree has […]

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Harvest Your Own Olives!

Harvest Your Own Olives!

If you’re a lover of olive oil, you won’t want to miss our Olive Harvest Tour in Italy this fall! Not only will you get to pick olives, but you’ll watch as they’re pressed into liquid gold, and then taste the exquisite olio nuovo (new oil) as it is drizzled on fresh bread. Each year […]

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