Zafferano di Nepi


Crocus d'Oro



There is a month in which the magic of passions, warmth, and unforgettable love characterize the time of year when the desire for life takes over. In this fascinating period the sun rises early and late, the nights are lovely. There is something profoundly mystical in August in every contact between everything that lives. Love seems to be the vehicle through which everything moves. In August, the land is ready to accommodate in its home the principle of one of the most precious spices, saffron.

The poet says, “Let fate fall into the womb, and every decision is for the eternal.”

Men follow the poet’s advice to begin their passionate courtship with the earth, aware that their only commitment will not be enough to give the fruits hoped for. They move, soften, prepare it to accommodate the bulb that with the right blend of sweat, fertility, solar heat and water from the sky will become a precious miracle called flower.

Its intense and lively colors and the refined fragrance of its perfume will wrap and dull the senses. How the cut of an umbilical cord will be separated from the earth mother, stripped and prepared to delight the palates of those who intend to feed with love …

(Emiliano De Santis)

Lo Zafferano di Nepi is now a reality with Crocus d’Oro.

Our saffron is cultivated in the land of Nepi, famous for its natural mineral waters, in a protected, rich and clayey area, free of pesticides and chemical agents, an ideal soil for the cultivation of Crocus Sativus … read more.