We're honored to announce that Olive Oil Boutique's founder, Karen Rapp, has been invited to join the Olive d'Or jury.
Hey foodies! Come out & join us Thurs. April 6th for an evening of cooking, eating & socializing! Organized by The Junior League of Toronto, the event will raise money for programs for youth & families living in shelters & vulnerable individuals facing mental health issues. Celebrity Chef John Cirillo will be overseeing the cooking portion of the evening while our founder, Karen Rapp, will be running a olive oil tasting. Premium wine & spirits agency Noble Estates will be providing wine pairings. Hope to see you there!
Filippo Alampi of Fattoria Ramerino accepting his award for Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil of the Year
Fattoria Ramerino has won the coveted award for the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil of the Year for 2017!
Each year the premiere olive oil guide Flos Olei names the top 20 extra virgin olive oils in the world at a gala award show held in Rome. We were there this past December when they awarded the title of "The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Extraction System" to Le Tre Colonne's Coratina!
In light of 60 Minutes Jan. 3rd story on olive oil fraud in Italy we've received a lot of questions on how consumers can be sure that what they're buying is an authentic extra virgin olive oil and not one of the fakes that are being produced and exported world wide by the agromafia in Italy. Here are some tips to help ensure that what you're buying is a true extra virgin.