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Olive oil harvest tradition Lucca Tuscany

The arrival of late autumn in Lucca, Tuscany, signals the season of the traditional olive harvest for pressing oil. Most of the area’s farmers are deeply committed to organic and biodynamic agriculture. They use the ancient method to cold-press the olives under a mill wheel on the day of the harvest.

Have a look at this recent story in the New York Times:  Olive oil in Lucca Tuscany

Going to Lucca for a vacation? In Lucca we offer the amazing Villa La Chiusa