Introducing Our 2L Bag-In-Box!

Introducing our 100% California 2L Bag-In-Box! Our flagship extra virgin olive oil is now available in our biggest size yet! Here’s everything you need to know about our 2L Bag-In-Box. Why did you create this item?  We developed this item to provide customers with a chance to stock their pantries with their favorite EVOO, and … Read more

How is Extra Virgin Olive Oil Certified

There are two forms of analysis that olive oil must undergo in order to be certified extra virgin; chemical analysis and sensory analysis. Both are required for a complete assessment of the quality of olive oil as there is no single test that can definitively determine quality. Chemical analysis is done through third party labs … Read more

What to Look For

Discover what key packaging elements to look for when selecting a high quality extra virgin olive oil. Dark Glass Notice that our bottles are always in dark packaging? This dark color will help protect your oil from light and prolong the life of the oil. Always remember to keep it away from light and heat … Read more

Quick Facts

1. IT’S REALLY GOOD FOR YOU Incorporating olive oil as a part of your daily diet has shown to promote heart health, lower blood pressure, and decrease risk of diabetes. 2. YOU CAN PUT OLIVE OIL IN EVERYTHING Extra virgin olive oil has a wide range of flavor profiles which makes it an ideal cooking … Read more

Food Pairing

We have a variety of extra virgin olive oils each with their own unique flavor profile. To help round out your favorite meals, use this handy guide for selecting the right extra virgin olive oil to enhance your dish. COMPLEMENT OR CONTRAST? When selecting extra virgin olive oils, it’s a good idea to consider the … Read more

Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

WHAT CAN YOU COOK WITH EVOO? For many, cooking with extra virgin olive oil seems to have rules and myths associated with it. But in reality, extra virgin olive oil is one of the best oils to cook with! Extra virgin olive oil is perfect for cooking, frying, sautéing, poaching, dressing and baking. Cooking with … Read more

How to Taste

FORMAL EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL TASTING PROCESS SWIRL Begin by pouring a tablespoon of olive oil into a small glass. Cup the bottom of the glass in your hand to warm the oil; cover the top with your other hand and swirl gently to release the aromas. SMELL Bring the glass to your nose and … Read more

Grades of Olive Oil

WHAT IS EXTRA VIRGIN? “Extra virgin olive oil is essentially the naturally extracted juice from fresh olives. The olives are crushed into a paste, and the oil is physically extracted from this paste without the use of chemicals or excessive heat,” Australian olive oil expert Richard Gawel notes. “Extra virgin olive oil has a distinctive olive fruity aroma … Read more

How to use EVOO to Bake Instead of Butter

If you’re not baking with olive oil yet, you’re missing out. Not only does olive oil work as a substitute in nearly all baked goods, it can also add complexity to both the flavor and the texture. When to Substitute Olive Oil Many baking recipes call for other types of oils, such as canola and … Read more

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