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AmorOlio Programs

  • Sicily. Any time.

    I love Sicily at any time of year (except July and August when it’s way too hot for my cool northern blood), but I especially love Sicily in autumn, when the newly…

  • AmorOlio in Sicilia

    Olive Oil in Sicily: An Autumnal Tour October 27 – November 1 at the Anna Tasca Lanza cooking school November 1 – November 7, small group tour of southeastern Sicily Guests are…

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    Return to Puglia

    I’m on my way back back to frigid Maine after ten days in Puglia, the region at the tip of the Italian boot where massive ancient olive trees are kings of the…

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    AmorOlio Goes to Puglia

    Why is AmorOlio going to Puglia? There are a number of reasons, not least the fact that this long skinny region in the southeasternmost corner of the Italian peninsula produces, all by…

  • AmorOlio is Rolling On!

    After four or five years in Tuscany, we’re heading out to greener pastures—or I should say fresher olive groves—to  continue exploring great extra-virgins, great cheeses, great wines, and the fabulous cuisines of…

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    Chef Michele Forgione

    Chef Michele Forgione, from Montreal’s acclaimed Osteria Venti, is joining us as AmorOlio’s guest chef at our first session, March 25 – 31, at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, in the Mugello…

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    Tuscany Spring 2013: AmorOlio

    I’m happy to say we’re finalizing plans for our next AmorOlio programs, to take place March 25 – 31 and April 22 – 28, 2013 at Villa Campestri, the world’s only olive oil…

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    Arrivederci, AmorOlio 2012!

    before our eyes, Paolo, Gemma’s father and the owner of Villa Campestri, transformed raw olives into fresh, fragrant, green oil, a taste memory to be treasured. . . .…