Part 2-Olive Oil Harvest & Pressing, La Spremitura delle Olive

Posted by Laney Sachs on December 02, 2011 0 Comments

As I was strolling down the hill from Residence San Rocco to meet Nicoletta for dinner, lovely Signora Graziella Manestrini was walking up, carrying a heavy pot wrapped in a red and white checked kitchen towel.  She had just brought a piping hot dinner down to her husband Signor Manestrini...

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Olive Oil Harvest & Pressing-La Spremitura Delle Olive (Part 1)

Posted by Laney Sachs on November 09, 2011 0 Comments

The drive from Verona was picturesque and traveling up the road to Residence San Rocco, I heard a gentle buzzing noise – louder than an airplane but quieter than a lawn mower. I got out of my (very fun) rental car and smack dab in the middle of the olive...

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