Italy TravelThe Italy Mix: Olive Oil Laws, New Puglia Retreat

The Italy Mix: Olive Oil Laws, New Puglia Retreat
Published on Saturday, March 5, 2016 by

ivac-olive-mill-3The Italy Mix is a regular post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web. Here are our top picks for this week:

Olive Oil Law: Italy’s olive oil producers wary of a new law that would tinker with the penalties for passing off counterfeit olive oil and its origin. (The New York Times)

500th Anniversary of Venice Ghetto: Venice’s shrinking Jewish population is marking five centuries of the ghetto with a year of events.  (Dream of Italy)

New Puglia Retreat:  Masseria Trapanà was a ruin when Rob Potter-Sanders, an Australian hotelier looking for a project to call his own, acquired it in 2013 and spent two years restoring it. (Robb Report)

Minimalist Tuscan Home:  The man responsible for the pristine look of the Prada stores revels in idiosyncrasy at his own home in Arezzo. (The New York Times)


By Kathy McCabe

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