There's a saying that when in Rome, do as the Romans do. But in California, put your thinking cap on. Why would you want buy olive oil that can be up to a year old and shipped all the way from Rome, when you can purchase it fresh off the farm in California? Olive oil sampling in our opinion, is even better that wine tasting, and there's an abundance of olive oil shops and farms where you can stop to sample olive oil fresh from the producers, themselves.
A superb line of olive oils that consistently ranks among the finest are produced by Olea Farm, owned by a French couple, Yves and Clotilde Julien. They grow their own olives...read more>