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Visit to the Valley of the Centenary Olive Trees of Puglia

Visit to the Valley of the Centenary Olive Trees of Puglia

Last month we went to Puglia, in southern Italy, where olive oil has always been a tradition and is the region that produces the most olive oil in the country. We were not sure what to find, as a few years ago the region suffered from Xylella Fastidiosa, a bacteria...

Casa Anadia launched its Olivotourism project

Casa Anadia launched its Olivotourism project

During a guided tour of one and a half hours, we visit Quinta de Bom Sucesso to learn about the history of the brand that merges with the history of Portugal. The 17th-century property comprises a museum, where we can see the ancient methods of producing olive oil, a...

How to Store Olive Oil

How to Store Olive Oil

High storage temperature and oxygen exposure negatively affect the sensory profile of olive oils. Over time at higher temperatures, the compounds that cause pleasant flavors and aromas in olive oil change and cause unpleasant ones. Rancidity develops sooner and free...

D’Olival in February

D’Olival in February

Until February 16th D’Olival will be on a different schedule: • Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: from 2pm to 5pm• Thursdays and Fridays: from 11am to 6pm• Weekends: closed Whenever you need you can contact us:Instagram @dolival.azeites,Whatsapp +351...

Amor é Cego New Harvest

Amor é Cego New Harvest

The new harvest of Amor é Cego olive oil is also available in 500ml bottles.  Since we opened the store, Amor é Cego has always been present on our shelves. It began only with the 250ml bottles, but now the 500ml bottles are also available. Thus, our customers have...

Christmas Shopping 2021

Christmas Shopping 2021

During the weekend before Christmas, shops on Rua Poiais de São Bento will be open until 10 pm. Here you will find original gifts for your special ones. Every shop will do something different. Here at D’Olival we will have bread from Pão do Pastor for sale. The...

What are monovarietal olive oils and what are blends?

What are monovarietal olive oils and what are blends?

Monovarietals are the olive oils made from a single variety of olives. Usually they are harvested and their oil is extracted from the mill individually.Each variety has its own flavor and aroma, which will be fundamental in the preparation of the blends.The blends are...

Olive Oil’s Acidity

Olive Oil’s Acidity

Many customers come here in search of an oil with the lowest possible acidity. Have you thought of it like that too? Here we only have extra virgin olive oils of excellent origin, and they can have up to 0.8% acidity. Acidity is not the best nor the only parameter to...

Is olive oil expensive?

Is olive oil expensive?

It is a perishable product made once a year. The producers' year-long effort has to be prepared in a few days, when the olives are harvested followed by the oil extraction. To guarantee quality there are rigorous and costly processes. A small producer cannot take...

Zaitun is an olive oil from Beira Baixa, Portugal

Zaitun is an olive oil from Beira Baixa, Portugal

Made with centuries-old olive trees of the Galega and Cordovil varieties, it is a mild olive oil. In the mouth we feel the bitter and spicy flavors balanced, not too intense. It is great for seasoning salads. Often the Zaitun olive grove welcomes sheep, that eat the...