Tasting Notes for Our New Olive Oils from the 2012 Harvest

Mother Nature was good to our olives during the 2012 growing season. Fine weather here in northern California delivered a flavorful batch of new oils, which we’re now bottling. I taste our oils (a lot!) during the milling and blending process. Below are tasting notes I’ve put together for you about our three specialty oils … Read more

How We Prepare Our Oil for Bottling; Why I’m Excited About the 2012 Oils

We started in January to bottle and ship our olive oil from last fall’s harvest. It’s a little earlier than usual.  Sadly, we can’t guarantee when you’ll see it on the shelf at your favorite store, because each store has different inventory levels, etc. But keep checking! I can tell you, however, that I’m excited … Read more

Our Rancher Brian Briefs Us On Our Record Olive Harvest

Brian Mori is catching up on his sleep over the holidays, now that our olive harvest is completed. We wrapped up the harvest at the end of November. Over the course of six weeks, Brian and other members of our harvest and milling teams put in long hours and weekends picking the olives and crushing … Read more

“Our Most Special Olive Oil”: Our Limited Reserve is Coming Soon!

Our harvest and milling crews have been working flat out since the fourth week of October, gathering olives and crushing them into extra virgin olive oil. Within a matter of days, a carefully selected batch of that oil will be used to make our most prized oil:  Limited Reserve extra virgin olive oil. (To be … Read more

It’s Olive Harvest Time! A Robustly Flavored Oil On Tap, Our Rancher Says

We began our harvest on Saturday. Our harvest teams fanned out into the olive groves and began picking olives and trucking them to our northern California mill. There, our milling team is crushing the olives into extra virgin olive oil. We asked one of our ranchers, Brian Mori, to talk about this year’s harvest, our … Read more

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