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We have now released our Azzuro Blend 2017 vintage extra virgin olive oil. This is showing the same characteristics as previous vintages, perhaps a bit more intense than 2016, but with the lovely pepperiness at the finish. Due to the very low production of this product it is in limited supply. BUY NOW

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Take advantage of 25% discount Due Vittorie balsamics

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Christmas hampers for Gourmets, Foodies, BBQers

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Balsamic, Blood sugar and diabetes, cholesterol -

Balsamic has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which can make it an effective remedy for treating infections and wounds Balsamic vinegar contains powerful antioxidant called polyphenols which fight cell damage and boost our immune system The antioxidant in balsamic have also the potential to protect against heart disease, cancer, and other inflammatory conditions Balsamic can help boost the activity of the digestive enzyme pepsin thus improving metabolism Balsamic may help control diabetes. Study suggests that by adding as little as five teaspoons of the vinegar with a meal can improve insulin sensitivity. Better insulin sensitivity means better diabetes control and lowered...

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The heavy rain and strong winds during the 1916 Springtime flowering took a real toll on Azzuro's olive groves. While we had really good inflorescence (the budding of the fruit prior to flowering), the last thins we needed was the combination of those weather conditions when the flowers were opening.  This is the time when the flower buds will turn into olives as long as the pollination occurs. Olives are pollinated by wind, and our coastal groves get plenty of that on Waiheke. They are not pollinated by bees, which we have always been thankful for, particularly when bees are...

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