Growing and Farming Olives – What It’s Like Being An Olive Farmer

In Colletorto (Molise), every Farmer puts his utmost Love to the growing of healthy olives

Knowing that my family runs an olive mill in the Molise region of Italy, people often ask me what life as an olive farmer is really like. They imaging that it consists of 11 months of doing nothing except watching the olives grow, followed by a couple of weeks of crazy hard work for harvesting. […]

Olive Harvesting – How Great Extra Virgin Olive Oil Gets to Your Table

How Great Extra Virgin Olive Oil Gets to Your Table

The unique and unforgettable taste of our Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is no accident. It’s the result of several factors that come to fruition every year at harvest time. The tradition goes back hundreds of years at our family’s olive farm near Colletorto, a small town in Molise region, Italy. Critical factors when harvesting […]

What Makes a Superb Extra Virgin Olive Oil? Age-old Secrets of Timperio Olive Oil Masters

Gentile Nera, the “Culinary Diamond of Molise region” (Photo by Salvatore Nasillo, Colletorto, Italy)

It is known as the “Diamond of Molise”, this exceptional olive variety called Gentile Nera. Molise is the region of Italy where the Timperio family have cultivated this variety for generations, producing our sought after extra virgin olive oil (EVOO or EVO oil). We want to tell you what is so good about our family’s […]