For something light and delicate try our Gold label extra virgin olive oil. Its gold wrapper protects it from the light and preserves its dark green colour. Perfect for grilled fish - a true delight. Orders placed after 1PM on Thursday will be delivered on the following Tuesday. We can deliver your goods next day to an address of your choice in the Highlands, off-mainland UK postcodes, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Europe. See our delivery page.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Liguria
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The history of the mill, the history of Ligurian extra virgin olive oil
The San Martino Mill is a family-run business that since 1932 has been producing gastronomic delights from the Ligurian territory ; we are specialized in the trade of the famous and precious Monocultivar Taggiasca extra virgin olive oil. We produce high-quality extra virgin olive oil — complete with all the organoleptic nuances that make the Taggiasca olive variety famous all over the world — thanks to a slow, traditional, cold production that favours human action to the mechanical one. All the stages of manufacturing, from the hand-collection to the bottling of our oil, contribute to bringing a real Taggiasca nectar to your table. Characterized by narrow bands, dry stone walls and centuries-old trees of exclusive Taggiasca variety, our olive groves are located in the hills at a height between 250 and 400 meters above sea level and have different exposures, some facing the sea and others exposed to the North.
The history of the ancient oil mill and that of the precious Ligurian extra virgin olive oil go hand in hand from time immemorial, carrying on that peasant and oil mill tradition that is an integral part of western Liguria. It was 1932 when the San Martino Mill was bought by the great-grandparents of the current owners, Maurizio and Claudio: part of a family already rooted in the world of oil production, the great-grandparents travelled from Chiusavecchia, in the nearby Impero Valley, to take possession of the mill in Dolcedo, in the Prino Valley. The San Martino Mill, historic building well-known in the area, was already active at the time and produced high-quality oil for the various customers in the valley and beyond.