Every year, at the beginning of the harvest, the millstones of the mills begin their work without stopping.
The “colombina” stone grinding wheel, rotating around at the “pilla” will give life to the “Colombino” EVOO obtained from simple pressing of carefully selected olives. “Colombino” is a great virgin with a full and lively taste and an intense golden colour. It is not filtered but only subjected to periodic decanting -the depot on the bottom of the bottle is an indication of genuineness.
Located in the Liguria region, Terre Bormane process the famous taggiasca olive variety using a combination of traditional stone wheel and modern dripping techniques to produce some of the finest extra virgin olive oils.
The region of Liguria is home of the famous Taggiasca olives, also known as Ligurian olives, which create a superior quality extra virgin olive oil. This oil is named for the ancient Celtic god of the region called ‘Bormanus’ – guardian of the woods and waters. It’s made with ripe Taggiasca olives, creating an elegant aroma and fruity flavour with hints of almonds on the end palate. From producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera. A great everyday oil to add rich flavours to dressing and dishes. Available in a 60ml, 500ml or 2 litre bottle.
A good-quality, aged balsamic is a pantry staple. This 12 year old balsamic has a syrupy consistency and rich, sweet flavour. Proper balsamic vinegar from the Modena region has been made for over 500 years. For those select vinegars awarded DOP status (Protected Designation of Origin), every aspect of the production is controlled – the type of grapes used, the aging process and even the special Giugiaro Bottle (this bottle can only be used for DOP Balsamic Vinegar of Modena). 100ml bottle in gift box
An aged balsamic like this a great gift for food-lovers. ‘Serie 12’ means it has been matured over time in a series of 12 wooden barrels (approximately 12 years), creating a rich, deep, sweet/savoury flavour and thicker texture. Ideal to serve with grilled fish and roasted meats, bresaola, aged cheeses, vanilla ice cream and fruit salads. 250ml bottle in box.
Balsamic Oro Nero is a very pleasant balsamic vinegar thick and fragrant. It has a rich flavour, aromatic and sweet with just the right amount of acidity. Matured in oak barrels, this IGP balsamic is must have in all kitchen pantry.
L'Acetaia Compagnia Del Montale has been producing DOP and IGP balsamic for 3 generations in Modena Italy.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 4’ means it has been matured for approximately 4 years in a series of wooden barrels to create a balanced, tangy flavour. Use in dressings, vinaigrettes and marinades. 250ml bottle in box.
An extra virgin olive oil made with olives farmed according to organic certification regulations. It has a wonderful golden colour with hints of green and a round, fruity flavour. Use in dressings, for dipping or to dress hot and cold dishes. 500ml bottle wrapped in green tissue paper.
This oil is from producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera – a region known for producing high quality extra virgin olive oils.
This rare oil is only produced occasionally, in years when the olives in higher regions continue to ripen into the months of April and May. These late-spring olives are particularly mature which means production is short and limited. The resulting oil has a pale gold colour with opalescent hues, a sweet delicate aroma and unique flavour profile with low acidity. 500ml bottle in tissue paper wrapping.
The region of Liguria is home of the famous Taggiasca olives, known here as Ligurian olives, which create a superior quality extra virgin olive oil. This oils is from producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. 'Serie 10' means it has been matured over time in a series of 10 wooden barrels (approximately 10 years), creating a a rich, sweet/savoury flavour. Ideal to serve with grilled fish and roasted meats, bresaola, aged cheeses, vanilla ice cream and fruit salads. 250ml bottle in box.