Who we are

Santa Bianca Essential Oils is a family-run farm founded by Claudio Gaiaschi and Benedetta Tecchio.

We cultivate and distill essential oils in the heart of Tuscany in Pomarance, a small village near Volterra.

Our mission is to produce essential oils of the highest quality, using sustainable agricultural practices and traditional distillation techniques. Our vision is to share the scents of nature with the world.

Claudio Gaiaschi

Master distiller

With a successful career as a photographer behind him, he founded Santa Bianca in 2005 out of passion and pioneering.

Blessed tecchio


The absolute nose behind the blends of Santa Bianca, in life she is Claudio's partner.

Geronimo Gaiaschi

brand manager

Claudio's eldest son, after 20 years of experience in the hospitality sector, for some time now he has been working full-time in the communication of the family business, in the meantime he learns to distill with the strong motivation to carry on his father's work.

Enrico Gonzato

essentia global ambassador

Among the first bartenders to use Essentia | Food & Cocktail Finish, has worked behind the bar at the world's best bars such as the Connaught Bar, the Dandelayan and the Dead Rabbit.

happy lai

Farmer with extensive experience in biodynamics, his presence is essential for work in the fields where he works alongside Claudio and Benedetta.

Melissa casari

Worker in the company shop and Benedetta's apprentice,




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