Olive Oil And A Laugh

It snowed on Mount Etna yesterday (and there was some pyroclastic activity too)! So, Mamma may look like this photo from two years ago when Giò Buonanno of Azienda Brancati and I were on his olive and mandorin farm enjoying the views and a good laugh (He’s very entertaining!). Join in on our fun this Friday,…

Getting Into the Details

The olive harvest is in full swing right now. Making olive oil is as complex as making wine, and on Day 7 of our June 2018 multi-generational tour, Ancient Italy: A Cultural Journey Through Campania and Sicily, we’ll get into the details at an organic olive farm in Castelvetrano. This Wednesday evening from 7:30 to…

Emeralds or Olives

Who needs emeralds when you can have Nocellara del Belice olives? On Day 3 of Savoring Sicily (our Sept. 22 – Oct. 4, small-group tour), we’ll have lunch at this working olive farm, where you’ll be surrounded by the Centonze family jewels. But, not only lunch. We’ll also have the benefit of the owner taking…