The Seggianese Olive has been a prized crop in Tuscany for centuries, today its cultivation is as rare as it is precious. The tree is strong, like the people who raise it andwithstandsthe challenges of climate and altitude. It producesa fruity oil with a unique and unmistakableflavor.
It is here, suspended above ground, that the largest aeroponicplant in the world lives. The leaves of the most famous Seggiano olive tree look up to the sky while the rootsgrow within a tank, telling the story of the plant.
Seggiano is a lively and industrious village located on the slopes of the Amiata mountain. The breathtakingly beautiful town is dotted with art-filled churches and centuries-old olive groves. It is home to fewer than 1000 people. La Seggianese and its oil mill were founded here, amidst cultural and gastronomic riches.