5 May 2022

The Flowering of Iris

In spring the irises (Iris Pallida) bloom. It is a typical flower of Tuscany that does not require chemical treatments so it is perfect for organic agriculture. Iris bulbs give […]
22 April 2022

New olive trees in La Sabatinaccia!

Last March 190 young olive trees of two typical Tuscan varieties (maurino and leccino) were planted. Each plant (organic certified) is equipped with drip irrigation to allow a protection in […]
7 February 2022

Why certify an extra-virgin olive oil? Pros and cons of certifications

Why does La Sabatinaccia produce an extra virgin olive oil with a double certification,  Organic and Toscano IgP ? The most important  reason is that we want to give our […]
11 November 2021

Olive oil. Why it is good for your health

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the benefits of extra virgin olive oil, a fundamental component of the so-called “Mediterranean diet.” Olive oil is more than […]
5 November 2021

The long history of the olive tree and of olive oil

Olive is among the oldest known cultivated trees in the world – its history runs parallel to that of human civilization. We find it where history is still mixed with […]