Nov. 14, 2022
The legislation provides funds to train farmers and producers how to run tourism operations in Puglia, which is expecting a 50-percent production decrease.
Nov. 4, 2022
Poland Retains Title at World Olive Picking Championship
The four-member team harvested 48.6 kilgrams of olives, slightly edging out hosts Croatia at the fifth edition of the contest.
Oct. 31, 2022
Officials in Castilla-La Mancha Look to Oleotourism to Boost Farmer Incomes
Officials and farmers are working to build new tourist accommodations, organize tastings, and draw visitors to mils.
Oct. 27, 2022
Events Across Italy Set to Celebrate Traditional Olive Groves
Nearly 170 cities across the country will hold educational, cultural and tasting events in traditional olive groves and mills.
Aug. 3, 2022
A New Project to Promote Olive Oil Roads in Puglia
A new law provides funds to mark dedicated networks of olive oil roads, including farmers, tourism venues, millers and local municipalities.
Jul. 5, 2022
Italy’s Farmhouses Enjoy a Post-Pandemic Boom
A new study found that more than seven in 10 Italians plan to visit a local farmhouse this summer.
May. 20, 2022 N. America
After 10 Successful Years Farming, Mother-Daughter Team Pivots to Oleotourism
Mar. 31, 2022
Ercole Olivario Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Introduces Oleotourism Award
Producers from Sardinia, Lazio and Puglia competed at the 2022 Ercole Olivario where a new award for promoting tourism was introduced.
Mar. 7, 2022
Rome Joins Olive Oil Tourism Network Città dell'Olio
The Italian capital has formally joined Città dell'Olio to promote olive oil culture, oleotourism and the restoration of abandoned groves.
Feb. 10, 2022
New Rules in Italy Set Standards for Oleotourism Operators
The rules create guidelines for certified operators two years after oletourism's inclusion in the national budget.
Dec. 9, 2021
Centonze, a Forward-Looking Farm Rooted in Sicily's History
In western Sicily’s Belice Valley, Centonze produces award-winning extra virgin olive oil, celebrating the land and history, while focusing on sustainability and innovation.
Nov. 9, 2021
Italy Pledges €30 Million to Small and Medium Producers
The Stato-Regioni Conference has earmarked the funds to help producers improve quality and sustainably increase production.
Oct. 13, 2021
Poland and Israel Win Fourth World Championship of Olive Picking in Postira, Croatia
The unique competition, aimed at celebrating local agriculture, had ten teams competing for the title.
Jul. 30, 2021
Just when Olive Oil Tourism Was Trending in Turkey, the Pandemic Hit
The Covid-19 pandemic has decimated Turkey’s fledgling olive oil tourism industry. However, producers believe agritourism is the future of the sector.
Jan. 31, 2020
'Oleotourism' Becomes Law in Italy
With the adoption of the 2020 budget in Italy, oleotourism is enshrined into law.
Oct. 21, 2019
Pruneti: Quality Craftsmen in the Heart of Chianti
In a rural stretch of Tuscany, dominated by vineyards and olive trees, Gionni and Paolo Pruneti combine centuries of agricultural know-how with the latest milling technology to produce extra virgin olive oils on the land of their ancestors.
Jan. 10, 2019
Will 'Oleoturismo' in Jaén Be the Next Big Thing?
Tourists plan their trips around visiting vineyards or restaurants all the time. These days, olive oil is on the list, too.
Jul. 26, 2018
Tunisian Producers See Promise in Olive Oil Tourism
Tunisian producers are exploring how olives, one of the country's biggest natural resources, can potentially lure a new kind of tourist.
Dec. 12, 2017
A local tourism company is promoting visits to olive farms in Umm Qais, northern Jordan.
Apr. 3, 2017
Route To Sustainable Tourism In Greece Lined With Olive Oil
Olive oil has great potential in marketing Greek tourism destinations and can be used as a tool of sustainable development, a researcher noted.
Feb. 23, 2017
Sharing in the Harvest: Olive Oil CSAs and Tree Adoption Programs
Olive oil lovers can help to supporter growers and producers in exchange for a share of the oil produced and the knowledge that their financial assistance supports and maintains the cultural heritage of olive-growing regions.
Nov. 29, 2016
Olive Oil Tours Go From Farm to Bottle
Through the boughs of olive trees, bending under the weight of their fruits, visitors to Spain, Italy, and Croatia can experience the harvest that has kept these nations alive and healthy for generations.