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Why This Year’s Limited Reserve is a Must-Try

While much of what we do at California Olive Ranch is the result of innovating new processes, we follow traditional methods in a few cases. One of which is Olio Nuovo, or “new oil,” an Italian culinary tradition that is hundreds of years old. The name refers to the best and freshest unfiltered oil made … Read more

Our Freshly Pressed 2017 Limited Reserve Extra Virgin Olive Oil

In California, we have a habit of modernizing traditions. Giving a nod to tried-and-true techniques, but injecting innovative enhancements. We at California Olive Ranch are unceasing in our dedication to offering products Made Right, Here. And, with our annual Limited Reserve Extra Virgin Olive Oil, we’re able to offer a traditional Italian-style olio nuovo, cold-pressed … Read more

Olio Nuovo: An Ancient Italian Tradition Gets the California Treatment

Olio Nuovo or “New Oil” has long been a culinary tradition in Italy. The name refers to the best and freshest unfiltered oils made from olives harvested during the first two weeks of the season. Here at California Olive Ranch, we call our Olio Nuovo “Limited Reserve.” Because the oil is so new it tends … 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

Our Miller Bob Discusses What He Likes to Cook, and Becoming a Grandpa

Our Master Miller Bob Singletary has a lemon tree in his backyard and he likes to  fish. That gives you clues about how Bob likes to use extra virgin olive oil  in his kitchen. In the second of a two-part Q&A, we ask Bob about his cooking and how he spends his free time. He … 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

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 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

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