Thursday, January 11, 2018

The area of production of this precious spice is limited exclusively to the Municipality of San Gimignano. Since the 13th century San Gimignano is famous for cultivation of “crocus sativus”, and thanks to the saffron trade many local families made a fortune and they built the famous towers still today a symbol of the town. […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Olive trees and extra virgin olive oil have always been part of the Tuscan history and tradition. We have to thank all the people that in the past years worked hard this land and all the farmers that today continue to care for these trees that represent our greatest treasure. The Consortium Tuscan extra virgin […]

Italian food classification system
Thursday, February 25, 2016

QUALITY has always been a winning card for Tuscan wine and food. Regional identity, organic food and environmental protection are our basic values for agricultural products. Each product represents a vast cultural heritage of skills and traditions that we must protect. For this reason the European Community established a very strict regulation valid for all […]

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

It’s a long time I thought to write my personal blog, but I found alway a good excuse to put it off…. English is not my mother language and it’s very hard for me to write and express my self in a foreign language. I apologise in advance for all my mistake and I trust […]