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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

Filtered vs. Unfiltered Olive Oil: What’s the Difference?

Here’s a topic I get asked a lot about: unfiltered versus filtered extra virgin olive oil. What’s the difference?  Why filter EVOO? Which tastes better? Do you filter your extra virgin olive oil? (No.) I’ve fielded these questions upwards of 200 times over the past couple of years. I hear them from customers, chefs, friends, … Read more

Olive Oil Primer: Unfiltered vs. Filtered EVOO

I get a lot of questions from people about filtered versus unfiltered extra virgin olive oil. What’s the difference?  Which tastes better? Why filter EVOO? Do you filter your extra virgin olive oil? (We don’t.) I’ve fielded such questions upwards of 200 times over the past couple of years. I hear them from customers, chefs, … 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

Pairing Foods With EVOO | California Olive Oil | Soup Dessert & Entree

We started harvesting olives at our Northern California ranches this week. That means it’s almost time to get to work on our Limited Reserve. It’s the freshest possible extra virgin olive oil you can find. Our milling team bottles it right after they press the olives. It doesn’t go through the usual resting process in … Read more

What is Olio Nuovo Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

I recently woke from a sound sleep at 6 a.m. when my cell phone rang. I’m typically up much earlier than that to get ready for the drive to our company headquarters. But on this particular morning, I happened to be in a hotel room in Oroville getting a bit more shut-eye than usual. (I’d … Read more

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