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Acushla Gold Edition

Acushla Gold Edition

From the centenarian olive grove, Acushla Gold Edition is a balanced olive oil, medium fruity with a slight bitter and peppery finish. Learn more about this olive oil here.

D’Olival Online Store

D’Olival Online Store

 Did you know that we have an online store? When we opened the shop, our priority was the tastings. Give the Portuguese olive oils to taste to our customers was our main goal so that more people would know, understand and value the product. With a website we would be...

Amor é Cego

Amor é Cego

Amor é Cego (Love is Blind) is the feeling that moves its producers, it is the passion they have for the land. In 2015, they started the production from a small olive grove planted by their grandfather more than 60 years ago. It is a rainfed olive grove whose olives...

Olive Oil from Casa de Santo Amaro

Olive Oil from Casa de Santo Amaro

The history of Casa de Santo Amaro begins in 1687 and it is currently owned by the eighth generation of the family. The Olive Oil from Casa de Santo Amaro can also be called Farm-to-Table Olive Oil, because from the production of olives, through the extraction of...

Is the quality of Olive Oils in Tins inferior?

Is the quality of Olive Oils in Tins inferior?

There are excellent olive oils packed in tins! As we know, the quality of olive oil is compromised by exposure to light, oxygen, and heat, so the option to pack it in inert stainless cans is great for keeping the product safe from light. Nowadays it’s no longer...

Table Olives Or Olives to Make Olive Oil?

Table Olives Or Olives to Make Olive Oil?

Some olives are used as table olives and others are for making olive oil.This is due to the characteristics of each variety. Negrinha de Freixo is generally meant to be a table olive, but we have here a monovarietal olive oil as well. The oil made by Montalverne is...

What does “Cold Extracted” mean?

What does “Cold Extracted” mean?

What does cold-extracted olive oil mean? Virgin and extra-virgin olive oils are extracted at temperatures under 27°C (80,6F). The goal is to reduce the breakdown of fatty acid chains to prevent damage to the positive attributes of olive oil and its flavor. In “hot...

The Oldest Olive Tree in Portugal

The Oldest Olive Tree in Portugal

Do you know where the oldest olive tree in Portugal is? This tree is over 3350 years old, still standing and producing olives in Mouriscas, municipality of Abrantes. Research indicate that it still has many years of life to add to its already long existence. This...

Make the most out of your Best Olive Oils

Make the most out of your Best Olive Oils

You bought a delicious olive oil and you want it to last a long time, so you don't use it often? We've often heard that here in the shop from our customers! Olive oil is a living product that is constantly changing from the moment the olive was harvested. A fresh...

Sensory Analysis

Sensory Analysis

Sensory analysis is fundamental to establish the quality of olive oil. It is through tasting the aromas and flavours that the positive and negative attributes of the olive oils are identified. The colour is not taken into consideration, as it only indicates the...