Rocca Massima: an ancient village with breathtaking views

On December 5, 1202, Innocent III granted Pietro Annibaldi the territories on Mount Massimo with the Brief "Quia per tuae", but with the obligation to swear an oath of perpetual fidelity to the Roman Church. Moreover, Innocent III authorized Annibaldi to build a fortified fortress "munitionem et castrum", given the strategic importance of the place [...] read more

The Green Gold of the Agro Pontino

We are in Sonnino, in the province of Latina (southern Lazio), an ancient medieval village that stands on top of a hill, the extreme offshoot of Mount Ceraso. A magical land, rich in legends and myths, traditions and propitiatory rituals. It is said that Sonnino was a land of bandits and an enigmatic past that reappears in the form [...] read more

Latium: a special crusher

Giovan Felice Pace, a miller from the beginning of the 20th century, was the founder of a family that still preserves the secrets of the precious art of artisan oilmaking with the complicity of a territory with particular organoleptic characteristics that favours the production of a very rare oil. In Velletri, south of Rome, in the [...] read more

Lazio. The season of oil presses, olives and olive oil

EVO oil is extra virgin olive oil, 100% Italian extra virgin olive oil. You can have more, the ideal is 100% Italian extra virgin olive oil, but produced only with olives from one specific territory. Only in this way can you compare all the famous characteristics that distinguish the various productions. Italian olive oil is [...] read more