Our 2010 Olive Harvest: A Sprint to the Finish

Adam Englehardt got a couple of weeks of well deserved rest over the holidays. He spent October and November working practically day and night to ensure we got our northern California olive harvest done before frost zapped any crop still remaining on the trees after Thanksgiving. Adam and his team succeeded, after putting in a … Read more

Our Limited Reserve EVOO is Now Available to Order

We’ve begun bottling our Limited Reserve extra virgin olive oil and it’s now available to order. You can click here to order the freshest EVOO we make. Formerly called Olio Nuovo, Limited Reserve is sold during — and a short time after — the olive harvest. What makes this oil so special? FRESHNESS: Limited Reserve … Read more

Our Limited Reserve EVOO is Now Available to Order

We’ve begun bottling our Limited Reserve extra virgin olive oil and it’s now available to order. You can click here to order the freshest EVOO we make. Formerly called Olio Nuovo, Limited Reserve is sold during — and a short time after — the olive harvest. What makes this oil so special? FRESHNESS: Limited Reserve … Read more

No Translation Required: Our Limited Reserve EVOO

We just started harvesting our olives and already we’ve been receiving lots of emails from people asking eagerly when a limited version of our  extra virgin olive oil will be available. It will be within the next few weeks! If you want to be the first to know, click here to be notified when the … Read more

No Translation Required: Our Limited Reserve EVOO

We just started harvesting our olives and already we’ve been receiving lots of emails from people asking eagerly when a limited version of our  extra virgin olive oil will be available. It will be within the next few weeks! If you want to be the first to know, click here to be notified when the … Read more

Test Your Olive Oil Knowledge: An Olive Oil Trivia Quiz

How many trees does it take to make one bottle of extra virgin olive oil? Please keep reading to find out. … We’ve just begun harvesting our olives. And we’ve just wrapped up our annual Harvest Retreat.  We give chefs, big customers, and culinary partners a  tour of how we harvest and crush olives into … Read more

Our Harvest Retreat Begins & A Look in Chef Tuohy’s Kitchen

Mother Nature looks to be cooperating with our annual Harvest Retreat. The weather was sunny and in the sixties when I pulled into Sacramento Monday for the retreat, defying earlier forecasts for showers. Not that we dislike rain. But when you’re showing some dozens of chefs and other culinary types around your olive groves and … Read more

Olive Oil Set to Become Key California Crop-Study

Mover over Italy and Spain. Make way for California. California’s olive oil industry has been on a tear the past decade, producing extra virgin olive oil rivaling the EVOO made in Italy, Spain, France, and elsewhere. And it appears our industry is positioned to become a heavyweight in the Golden State’s agriculture business. I’m not … Read more

What’s an Olive Oil Bottle’s “Best By” and “Harvest Date”?

We’re full steam into our harvest season in northern California. That means were picking olives and bottling fresh extra virgin olive oil, known as Olio Nuovo. And while we’ve been putting a “Best By” date on all of our bottles of EVOO, we’ve just started printing the “Harvest Date” as well. Why? To give you … Read more

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