4 Quick Tips on Shopping for Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Shopping for olive oil can be a daunting task! Here are 4 quick tips on shopping for extra virgin olive oil to make sure you’re purchasing a high-quality product. 1. Dark Glass Our oil is deliberately bottled in dark packaging. This dark green color helps protect the oil from light and prolongs its shelf life. … Read more

Our New Plastic Chef’s Size Bottle … For Those Who Fly Through Olive Oil

We fly through bottles of extra virgin olive oil in our kitchen. We use it for salad dressings, sautéing, roasting, baking, grilling, drizzling … you get the picture. Perhaps you’re like us – we know there are many of you out there – and you have to restock your pantry frequently with olive oil. If … Read more

We Guarantee You’ll Love Our Olive Oil – Or We’ll Buy You Another Brand!

It’s an exciting time of year here at California Olive Ranch (COR). As I noted in a recent blog post, we’re gearing up to begin our annual harvest in a matter of days. Over the next several weeks, our ranchers, millers, and the rest of our COR team will be focused on making high-quality, delicious … Read more

A Chat About Olive Oil & Cooking w/ Zingerman’s Deli Chef Rodger Bowser

Zingerman’s of Ann Arbor, Mich., has long been a trusted source for superior foods and ingredients. It’s also hailed as one of the best delicatessens in the country. (Check out their online shop for great holiday gifts!) So we were thrilled when Rodger Bowser, Zingerman’s Deli Chef and managing partner, chose our extra virgin olive … Read more

Our Miller’s Blend EVOO Receives Global Recognition

Occasionally we blow our own horns. We recently learned our Miller’s Blend extra virgin olive oil was named one of the top 250 olive oils in the world by a noted German food magazine. The magazine Der Feinschmecker and “Mastri Oleari,” a prestigious Italian-based group of olive oil “masters,” gave us the award. Der Feinschmecker … Read more

Our Miller’s Blend Named Among Top EVOOs Worldwide

It’s always nice to get official recognition for the quality of our extra virgin olive oil. We learned our Miller’s Blend extra virgin olive oil was named one of the top 250 olive oils in the world by a noted German food magazine. The magazine Der Feinschmecker and “Mastri Oleari,” a prestigious Italian-based group of … Read more

Cook’s Illustrated Rates California Olive Ranch No. 1 Olive Oil

I tuned in to NBC’s Weekend Today show yesterday and was thrilled to see Cook’s Illustrated magazine has rated our Arbequina the No. 1 tasting California extra virgin olive oil. Food expert Jack Bishop, who oversees editorial operations at the magazine, raved about our Arbequina during a segment of the show focusing on olive oil … Read more

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