Estate and Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oils
All About Olive Oil
Lots of recipes call for olive oil and extra virgin olive oil. Learn about this often used, natural and healthful oil.
Types of Olive Oil
Learn the difference between virgin and extra virgin olive oil and more.
Olive Oil Varieties
Wonder what to expect from varietal olive oils? See what flavor profile different olive varieties create in their oils.
How to Taste Olive Oil
Get tips of tasting and evaluating extra virgin olive oils.
American Artisan Olive Oil Producers
These American olive oil producers are best described as "estate" the olives are grown and pressed by a single producer.? Many of these producers offer varietals, or oils from single types of olives, as well as blends and some specialty oils (like olive oil pressed with Meyer lemons yum).
The Olivina Olive Ranch of Livermore, California
Olivina Ranch in Livermore, California grows six varieties of olives and presses them all separately--making varietal olive oils.