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Olivares de Luz … fireflies in our Estate!

07 July 2020

 On the International Day of  Fireflies and, as another action to stimulate the biodiversity of our ecosystem and recover species in danger of extinction, in Castillo de Canena we have created the project "Olivares de luz" (Olive Groves of Light) in cooperation with Professor Jose Ramon Guzman Alvarez of the University of Cordoba. The goal is to reintroduce fireflies in our olive groves and... Read more

The importance of Biodiversity

19 May 2020

Next May 22nd,the International Biodiversity Day is celebrated. This is a very special date in our Estate since we proclaim the perfect harmony and integration between agricultural activities and the normal flow of Nature. Our olive grove is a perfect habitat that provides an adequate environment to all the autochthonous living species, plants or animals. Our Estate possess a perfect... Read more

Integrated Production Standard

13 May 2020

YEAR THE INTEGRATED PRODUCTION STANDARD WAS INTRODUCED: 1995 SCOPE: All of Castillo de Canena’s EVOOs except Biodynamic Picual and Biodynamic Arbequina. OUTLINE AND GOALS OF THE STANDARD: Integrated Production refers to farming or production systems which handle, transform or manufacture raw materials by using natural resources and mechanisms to the highest extent possible to ensure... Read more

Bud opening and flowering

08 May 2020

Our field has blossomed into bright yellow and white colours... the flowering of the olive trees has begun!   The buds of the wefts have opened and clusters containing 20 or 30 flowers are stitching the branches of the trees. With one week in advance, and as a result of the moderate temperatures of this winter and spring, the miracle of Nature appears once again. Greenish... Read more

April Rains and Next Flowering

28 April 2020

Thanks to the recent beneficial rains, that are taking place in April, and the low temperatures, the different tracts and sections of our estate are following the vegetative development. Our professionals are analysing and verifying the olive grove' s phenological stage and controlling daily the vegetal development progress. Mild temperatures and the appropriate moisture in the soil make an... Read more