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A selection of the best food and organic wine from Sicily. You will discover and taste our wonderful land's flavours and traditions: extra virgin olive oil from the Hyblaean Mountains, Mount Etna's artisanal winemakers, aromatized salt from western...more
Syracuse/Ortigia in general is a food lovers paradise and if you want to try to recreate some of the delicious dishes you have or will eat there, then Olive is the shop for you! Fabulous, just wish I'd bought more!
We purchased one jar of pistachio pesto to take home after sampling it the night before. I was sure that I could find it in the New York area so didn't need to buy any more. Well, it turns out that I was wrong and...More
I've read that products are expensive in this shop. For some it might be true, chocolate from Modica is more expensive here, but this is no ordinary souvenir shop. The owner takes its time and would rather talk about the local, crafted products he promotes...More
Raffaele was very helpful on this visit. I popped in for some Olive Oil tasting and purchasing. Being the centre of town and in a tourist area you should expect it to be a little more expensive but the service and the helpfulness makes up...More
The gentleman at the shop was quite friendly and we did not feel pressured to buy anything. We started with tasting olive oil, and he said he we would try four different types. We expressed interest in buying only a very small container, because of...More
I had been in Sicily for a month, traveling from west to east - and then south eventually ending my trip in Malta. I had been looking for a particular wine the entire month. I did some research and discovered that Marsala was in Sicily....More
Elio was super helpful, explaining things to us about Olive oil that we were surprised about, sampling the different types and a 33yr aged vinegar, we walked out of the shop with some delicious products and I think I'll have to go back for more...More
Hit this shop for non-kitsch souvenirs like high quality Sicilian oils, chocolate, salts, olives and wines.
The gentleman who helped us - wish I had his name - was incredibly knowledgable and helped us find the perfect oils and wines to bring home to canada....More