The Olive Harvest – Enjoy an Olive Picking Holiday

It’s olive harvest time so we’ve been busy this month in our grove and despite this year not being a bumper crop (in terms of quantity) we have managed to pick just over 2 tonnes of top quality olives and have pressed 320 litres of the finest extra, extra, extra, extra virgin olive oil. Nothing beats the taste and texture of freshly pressed olive oil (thick and dark, luminous green) on freshly made homemade bread or bruschetta with our home…

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European Festival of Chocolate, EuroChocolate Perugia 2015

Choc Fest!!! Perugia Festival of Chocolate – 16th-25th October 2015 Chocoholic or not – you don’t want to miss the international festival of chocolate in Perugia this October. Eurochoclate, the largest in Europe, is an annual festival dedicated to all things chocolate. The streets are lined with delectable delights with chocolate appearing in every possible form – from bars and hot chocolate to kebabs, liquor and even shower gel!! Stroll the main street of this majestic city and watch the…

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A wonderful week of weather

We have just enjoyed the most wonderful week of weather and the spring blossoms have been just beautiful – the fruit trees are flowering in pink and white, the rosemary a wonderful blue, the futinias are a vibrant, firery red and the more ‘wild’ parts of the garden are a carpet of bright yellow, vivid blue and violet where the weeds are flowering!  The herbs are flourishing, the olive trees just about flowering and buds are beginning to appear on the roses and holm oaks. The scent of the wild…

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