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Colavita Olive Oil & Panebianco: Two Italian Families Come Together

Two family-owned Italian companies, Colavita and Panebianco Wines LLC, recently joined forces and I met the CEOs of each company, Giovanni Colavita and Nunzio Castaldo, who spoke about their roles in the joint ownership over an elegant lunch. The lunch, held The Leopard in the Cafes Des Artistes building, began with wine (of course), select

Olive Oil

I am a big fan of having a high-quality olive oil in my kitchen at all times. What Busy Hedonist wouldn’t? Several years ago I smuggled a bottle in from Umbria. I used it for everything, from salad dressings to sprinkling on steamed vegetables. I actually remember using the very last drop, and when I

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