Sicily

Map of Sicilia

Sicilia (Sicily in English) is so different from the rest of Italy that it could be its own country -- which many Sicilians think it should be. The familiar cities of Sicilia include Palermo, and Sicilia is home of Mount Etna.

Olive oils from the coast regions of Sicilia often have intense flavors. From the region around Ragusa, the oils tend to have more body and be more fruity. From the hills of Sicilia, the oils tend to be more well rounded, particularly the oils from the Belice river valley near Menfi. In other words, Sicilian oil is as varied as the region itself.

The olive varieties include Belice, Biancolilla, Moresca, Cerasuola, Nocellara, and Tonda Iblea. Among our notable Sicilian olive oils: Villa Zottopera, Gianfranco Becchina, Santisi, Titone and Zisola.

An island dominated by the volcano, Mt. Etna, Sicily is home to a great variety of agricultural produce including citrus fruits, grapes, olives, artichokes, pistachios and mulberries—amidst wild vegetation and typically Mediterranean palm trees and stone pines. The large size of the island allows for many micro-climates for cultivating olive groves. We’ve carefully selected the finest Sicilian olive oils for Olio2go.

CUT-J018
Marmellata di Pompelmo Rosa is made with pink grapefruit from Siracusa and it is very sweet and aromatic. Marmellata di Pompelmo Rosa is great as a breakfast jam, paired with cheese or just as a snack.
$10.85
BECC-039
Sicily. As seen in Cooks' Illustrated March - April 2017. A long standing favorite. You'll find it to be the perfect balance of grassy, fruity, and peppery! Award winner! New York International Olive Oil Competition, Silver Medal, 2019.
$36.95
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From Frantoi Cutrera's Segreti di Sicilia line, an emphatically spicy Sicilian Basil Pesto. Open this jar for an intense aroma of fresh basil. The texture is creamy and the crunchy almonds and pistachos give it a nice contrast.
$12.50
PLN-015
Sicily. Deep bright green colour with hints of pistachio. Elegant and harmonious, with fresh mint and basil combined with an aromatic touch of sage, thyme, oregano and juniper. These aromas combine at the beginning with a mild spicy finish.
$34.95
CUT-J009
Very special semi sun dried cherry tomatoes from Frantoi Cutrera’s Segreti di Sicilia line. These Semi Sun Dried cherry tomatoes are in extra virgin olive oil Gran Cru Tonda Iblea. Great for starters, bruschetta and pannini, or pasta.
$12.50
CUT-082
Sicily. Frantoi Cutrera’s Primo is a wonderful addition to our selection. Produced in the area of Chiaramonte Gulfi, north of Ragusa in southern Sicily, Primo has won a number of awards over the years. Gold Medal, Los Angeles 2019.
$38.95
RAV-032
Ravida fans are dancing with joy with this new vinegar that pairs ever so nicely with their luscious olive oil. Produced in the Marsala area of Sicily, this special blend of the grape cultivars, Grillo and Catarratto, ferments and ages in wooden barrels for a minimum of four years before bottling.
$28.50
RAV-040
Gold medal award-winning Ravida is a very low acidity extra virgin olive oil with a unique herbaceous aroma. Tomato and freshly-mown grass are the hallmarks of this elegant and fruity, well-regarded estate oil from Sicily.
$33.95
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