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2016’s Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils Unveiled

2016’s Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils Unveiled

The results are in from the annual New York International Olive Oil Competition and American olive oils are ranking high amongst the top producers in the world. The United States placed third with 50 awards Continue Reading

Clif Family Winery

Clif Family Winery

Upon a recent visit to the Napa Valley, we stumbled upon a unique tasting room that stood apart from the larger wineries that flank Hwy 29. Velo Vino, a small tasting room owned by Clif Family Winery, is located in St. Helena, California Continue Reading

How to Host an Olive Oil Tasting

How to Host an Olive Oil Tasting

It happened again. The holiday season has snuck up on you. You may be at the point of frantically trying to figure out new and creative ways to entertain guests who will be meandering through your hom Continue Reading

California Olive Ranch

California Olive Ranch

Getting into California Olive Ranch for a tour is no easy feat. After a year in the works, we finally made it to the rural community of Artois, where California Olive Ranch sits alone amongst acres Continue Reading

Séka Hills Olive Mill and Tasting Room

Séka Hills Olive Mill and Tasting Room

Séka Hills Olive Mill is nestled between Cache Creek and the ridges of the blue hills of the beautiful Capay Valley in Yolo County, California. Continue Reading

UC Davis Students Invent Olive Oil Quality Detector

UC Davis Students Invent Olive Oil Quality Detector

The students of UC Davis of California have been busy this summer with a research project to create a device that will be able to detect flaws and rancidity in olive oil. Continue Reading

California’s New Olive Oil Standards

California’s New Olive Oil Standards

Effective September 26, 2014, California will be the first state in the nation to adopt new quality and labeling standards for olive oil produced in the golden state. Continue Reading

MoonShadow Grove

MoonShadow Grove

As we drive out to MoonShadow Grove in Oroville, I can’t seem to get the once popular Cat Stevens song out of my head…”I’m being followed by a moon shadow, moon shadow Continue Reading

ENZO Olive Oil

ENZO Olive Oil

I love a good story, don’t you? ENZO Olive Oil has a history and story to tell. We had the pleasure of meeting the owner of ENZO Olive Oil at the California Olive Oil Council Annual Continue Reading

Calivirgin Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Calivirgin Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Calivirgin Extra Virgin Olive Oil is produced by Coldani Olive Ranch in Lodi, California. With a family history rich in the farming industry, they have managed to grow from the original Continue Reading

Olive Oil Commission of California

Olive Oil Commission of California

The big news right now in California is the establishment of the Olive Oil Commission of California. After Senator Lois Wolk introduced Senate Bill 250 in April 2013 and Governor Continue Reading

We Olive

We Olive

We Olive Folsom, one of California’s premier olive oil tasting bars, can be found in the Old Historic District of Folsom California. As we walk through this quaint little part of town Continue Reading

Red Rock Olive Oil of California

Red Rock Olive Oil of California

Red Rock Olive Oil of California The orchards of Red Rock Olive Oil of California are located on a quiet country road in Orland, California. Surrounded by orchards of almonds Continue Reading

Skipstone Ranch

Skipstone Ranch

Skipstone Ranch Skipstone Ranch is a vision of one man’s dream of living a simple life. Perched high up on a hillside with a view of Alexander Valley is where you will find Continue Reading

Jordan Vineyard and Winery

Jordan Vineyard and Winery

Jordan Vineyard and Winery will take your breath away. You will find this stunning estate in Healdsburg, California on a road less traveled in Alexander Valley. Reminiscent of a Continue Reading