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This Weekend

Aged Grass-fed beef, wild fennel pollen, and superior Chianti Classicos…sounds like a good weekend…

Fèlsina Olive Oil Tasting

Caterina Mazzocolin will be in town next week for Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri and will stop by Oliveto on Tuesday night to share some of Fèlsina’s olive oils from the 2009 harvest. A complimentary tasting of three different oil varieties (Leccino 2009, Moraiolo 2009, and Plurivarietale 2009) will be offered with dinner. Also, the menu will include…

This Just In: Olio Nuovo is Here

The olive harvest has begun in most northern hemisphere olive growing regions. The first cold-pressed oils are called “new oils,” with their very special and fleeting characteristic vegetal flavor and “heat” in the throat. That profound vibrancy lasts only about two weeks before it subsides and the oil stabilizes as…

Truffle Report #1 – Italy 2009

A very healthy rain arrived in Italy about a week before I did, somewhat improving truffle conditions after another very dry year. The last few days have been beautiful, but we seem to be moving into another rainy period which is good timing for truffle hunting, as long as it doesn’t get too wet.
Here is a video of some of Georgio’s new recruits, five-week-old truffle dogs. They are…