Special oils, with truffle, lemon, orange, ginger and much more to give a Mediterranean taste to your dishes. Not only for connoisseurs, Italian olive oils not mixed with foreign ones represent a product that intends to appeal to newbies who want to experience taste and quality. Extravirgin olive oil obtained only from one variety of olives is called Monocultivar. On Olio. Alternatively, is available an offer of extraordinarily high quality Blends , duly selected and processed, to preserve balance and harmony among the different notes of each category of olives.
Search site:. Nav Menu 2. One of the most common cultivars of olive in Tuscany, Le Marche, Abruzzo and Umbria, our Certified Organic Moraiolo extra virgin olive oil is one of the finest examples of its variety. Hailing from Umbria, Moraiolo olives are hand harvested and crushed within mere hours. Try it over bitter lettuce salads endive, arugula, chicory , summer tomatoes and fresh herbs with our Violet Balsamic vinegar, or on gazpacho or other chilled summer vegetable soups.
The best way to tell if extra-virgin olive oil is the real deal—which is to say not adulterated, mislabeled, or flat-out rancid —is to taste it. That's easy enough to do in the Epi test kitchen , but good luck pulling that off in the grocery store. You can't just open bottles at leisure and start sampling. Still, there are things you should know and do to avoid being ripped off or, at the least, sorely disappointed.