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Organic Olive Oil from Poggio Etrusco

Pace da Poggio Etrusco
(Peace from Poggio Etrusco)

Poggio Etrusco is Pamela and Johnny’s 15-acre organic olive farm near Montepulciano in the southern Tuscan province of Siena. We completed our organic certification with ICEA in 2005. Our small artisanal production is from 4 varieties of traditional Tuscan olives: moraiolo, leccino, correggiolo/frantoiana, and pendolino. In early November, nets are spread under the trees, baskets tied around our waists, and each olive is picked by hand. No rakes, no bruising machines beating the trees. The result is an oil with extremely low acidity...super fresh! We do a few batches so we can arrive at the frantoio, the olive mill, within 24-48 hours. The olives pass through a brief stone-ground process, then into the continuous system that macerates, extracts, and centrifuges the sparkling fresh oil. We have the frantoio lower the temperature of the processing water as low as possible, and this has had a great effect, too.

thumbnail image: Virio in the Olive Tree

thumbnail image: View of Olive Orchards from Poggio Etrusco

Pamela says, “Remember, this is not a cooking oil, it is a condiment (although I do cook with extra-virgin olive oil...). The big difference in my oil is that I wait a bit later than everyone else... The trend these days is to pick earlier, striving for the pizzico (that sizzle in the back of your throat when you taste Tuscan oil). Here in Tuscany the pizzico is present in a variety of olive called coreggiolo, but can also be achieved from an immature olive of any variety, hence the earlier picking. However,  I learned a few years ago that even when the correggiolo is ripe it gives a nice spice, and the oil reminds me of when I first started coming to Tuscany in the 1980s - fruity big flavor with a persistent herbal buzz.”

The label was designed by Johnny Johns and expresses our desire for a clean, sustainable, peaceful world.

We are very proud of our oil and pleased to offer you the opportunity to try it.

The price per unit goes down with larger orders. We can accept payment by bank wire transfer, with PayPal, or by a check in dollars sent to a US agent. Payment details will be provided upon confirmation of your order.

Olive Oil tins from Poggio Etrusco

Shipping to the U.S.
Other countries on request.

Shipping time is approximately 7-10 days (barring delays in Customs)
Prices in Euro (includes the olive oil, packaging, customs, and shipping)
see current exchange rates at oanda.com

3/4-litre bottles (750 ml)  
3 bottles € 120.00
4 bottles € 145.00
5 bottles € 180.00
6 bottles € 205.00
7 bottles € 235.00
8 bottles € 260.00
   
1/2-litre tins (500 ml)  
3 tins € 75.00
4 tins € 90.00
5 tins € 110.00
6 tins € 125.00
7 tins € 140.00
8 tins € 160.00
Larger orders, please enquire.

TO ORDER: Please send your request to info@Poggio-Etrusco.com. Make sure you include your name, shipping address with zip code, a contact phone number, and preferred method of payment. You will receive a confirmation from us by email with details for paying for the oil and a tracking number for the shipping.

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