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Meet Your New 2017 IL DIVINO Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Meet Your New 2017 IL DIVINO Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2017 was an unusual year in Tuscany characterized by months of drought and record-breaking high temperatures.  This had a devastating effect on the famous olives trees with many dropping early fruit or others producing shriveled "raisins".  As a result, this year's...

Olive Oil And Healthy Eating

Olive Oil And Healthy Eating

Many health conditions can be prevented or even improved through a good diet. Heart disease, diabetes and inflammation are common health issues that lead to increased risk of stroke, heart attack, cancer and arthritis. Some common recommendations to help avoid or...

The Mediterranean Diet & Olive Oil

The Mediterranean Diet & Olive Oil

There’s a reason the Mediterranean diet has survived the test of time. With origins in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, it has sustained some of the world’s oldest civilizations – the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans. It relies heavily on vegetables and...

Wonderful Anghiari

Wonderful Anghiari

Nestled in the Valtiberina Valley of Tuscany Italy you will find the charming town of Anghiari.  During our 8 years living in neighboring Caprese Michelangelo about 20 minutes away, we came to love this town of less than 6,000 beautiful Italians.  Architecturally the...

When Does Olive Oil Lose Its Virginity?

When Does Olive Oil Lose Its Virginity?

How long does an extra virgin olive oil stay that way? This question is first asked by olive oil producers who would display ‘Best By Date’ information on their label. And then, by retailers and buyers (consumers included) who would also like to have a reasonable...

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Relief from Depression

Just as the rich nutrition in the Mediterranean Diet (MedDiet) enhances physical health, so it boosts mental health. A small but striking Australian study links it to alleviating depression. The research published in BMC Medicine was the first randomized controlled...

A Brief Lesson in Tuscan Olives and Olive Oil

A Brief Lesson in Tuscan Olives and Olive Oil By now, everyone is probably well aware of the benefits of IL DIVINO Extra Virgin Olive Oil on overall health and wellness. We know it’s good for the heart, the arteries, and is a powerful antioxidant. In fact, olive oil...

A Few Of Our Favorite Places in Italy

A Few Of Our Favorite Places in Italy As we prepare to travel to Tuscany in a few weeks for the 2016 olive harvest and pressing, we can’t help but think of all the wonderful places in Italy we wish we had time to visit.  While most people familiar with Italy know the...

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