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Puglia PostZ #6: Let’s Go Olive Oil Tasting in Puglia!

Benvenuti! Welcome to Puglia! Next spring and fall we will be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot. This is the sixth in a series of Puglia PostZ which I published a few years ago, … Continue reading

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Puglia + Olive Oil = An Ancient Relationship!

Did You Know that More Olive Oil Comes from Puglia than from Any Other Region in Italy? Puglia’s relationship with olive trees dates back 2700 years. 50-60 million trees (no one knows for sure) – including ancient, gnarled trees, called … Continue reading

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Lessons in Aging Gracefully from an Olive Tree

Last spring during my third group trip to Puglia, I once again visited Azienda Agricola Taurino, a magnificent  family-owned and operated olive tree farm in Squinzano. Squinzano is located in the south-eastern sub-region of Salento in Puglia and it’s where … Continue reading

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