Our Arbosana Olive Oil Named Best of USA in Global Competition

Time to share some big news: Our robust tasting Arbosana extra virgin olive oil was named Best U.S. Oil at the TerraOlivo international olive oil competition in Israel. It’s a big deal for us. (To celebrate, we’re offering a 20% discount on all online purchases of Arbosana this month; just type in the coupon code … Read more

Our Miller Bob Explains How He Blends Our New Oils So They Taste Just Right

Our master miller, Bob Singletary, has been crushing olives and making olive oil for more than three decades. Lately, Bob has been sampling the oils made from the olives we gathered last fall. Like a winemaker, Bob also blends these oils to create just the right flavor of extra virgin olive oil. These oils will … Read more

A Look Back At Our 2011 Harvest and the Robust Olive Oil It Produced

Our fall olive harvest was filled with sunshine and long working hours, Adam Englehardt tells us. Adam heads our farming operations. He and his harvest team worked two 12-hour shifts every day, seven days a week, during the harvest. It stretched from Oct. 10 to Nov. 18. We asked Adam about the weather during the … Read more

Our Limited Reserve Extra Virgin Olive Oil is Now Available!

We’ve been fielding dozens of calls in recent days from people asking when our Limited Reserve extra virgin olive oil will be available to order. We’ll, it’s now available! Our milling team fired up the bottling line last Thursday and began bottling this year’s Limited Reserve, the freshest extra virgin olive oil we produce. The … Read more

Fresh Off the Press: Our Limited Reserve Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Our harvest and milling crews are working day and night picking olives and crushing them into extra virgin olive oil. Soon, a select batch of that oil will be used to make a special oil: our Limited Reserve extra virgin olive oil. We’ll begin bottling our Limited Reserve later this month. (To be notified of … Read more

Our 2011 Harvest: A More Robust Olive Oil & Good Weather (So Far)

It’s harvest time. So we visited our Artois ranch in northern California. There, we climbed aboard one of our olive harvesters to hitch a ride with Adam Englehardt. Adam heads our farming operations. As we rumbled through the olive groves, Adam told us this year’s olive crop is even better than last year’s. The olives … Read more

Our Miller Bob Talks About Sorting & Tasting Olive Oil From 800 Truckloads of Olives

Our head miller Bob Singletary is a pioneering figure in California’s extra virgin olive oil industry. Bob has been crushing olives and making olive oil for more than three decades.  We asked Bob about his job and our fall harvest, which kicked into gear this week. Olives produce oils with different flavor styles based on … Read more

The Harvest: A Look at How Our Olives Move from Branch to Bottle

We plan to begin our harvest next week. Our teams will begin picking olives and trucking them to our northern California mill where they’re crushed into extra virgin olive oil. Speed is key. We need to move the picked olives to the mill ASAP to ensure the oil is fresh. We also need to keep … Read more

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