In November and December, the olives are just right and get shaken from the trees with sticks and harvest combs. This process ensures that the fruit is in an undamaged condition before Gina and Marco bring it to the mill.
The Merula Valley is considered one of the best areas for olive growing. The small olive grove offers many advantages: the proximity to the sea and the gentle climate that prevails there. At an altitude of 160 to 180 meters, the olive trees thrive particularly well. Dry, warm summers and cool, damp winters are optimal conditions.