“Food in Sud” exhibition in Marseille

“Food in Sud” exhibition in Marseille

We took a stand at the Exhibition « Food in Sud » in Marseille where we were able to introduce our Vierge Extra Bio olive oil to a large number of chefs and they used our oil in their demonstrations and competitions, which they call “battles”. We especially appreciated the support given us by Gaël Soler, Président National of Gargantua, an organisation which runs competitions between French chefs all over France, and who used our oil in the chefs’ Regional Final. See the article on us in your favourite magazine « l’Agriculteur Provençal » in their edition of Friday 12 February...

Happy New Year 2016!

At the end of 2015 we installed our new olive mill which sets us up for this New Year’s season and harvest. Happy New Year to you all!
Olive Harvest 2015

Olive Harvest 2015

We were lucky with the weather during this harvest, but there was never enough time in the day between learning how to use our new mill and the race to pick all our olives before the wild boar ate them.  The problem was that the oak trees failed to produce acorns this year so the pigs took to eating olives, something the locals say has never happened before. Well, they did this year, ripping branches off our trees; nearly 200 were badly...
Delivery & Installation of our new mill

Delivery & Installation of our new mill

Our new olive press came from the OMT S.p.a factory in Florence. We just got it installed in time for our harvest – though actually a few days later than we would have preferred from the point of view of the best time to pick the olives, and do that before the wild pigs ate our olives. But there was a huge amount of work to do in the hangar and workshop to get it ready to receive the...
Gym

Gym

Works continue on, or rather inside, the agricultural barn but we have now finished our new gym. It’s a small “Salle de Sport” but has some excellent top quality professional Technogym fitness equipment, for us and for our gîte guests. Ideal after a long day working among the olives, or by the...

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