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The Olive Press is Named “Best of USA” at Terra Olivo

Posted by Olivia on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

The Olive Press continues their reign as the most highly awarded olive oil producer in North America by being named “Best of USA” at Terra Olivo, Israel’s International Olive Oil Competition. The Olive Press won six Gold Medals including “Best of USA” and Gran Prestige Gold for Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil proudly milled by their skilled milling staff. Another Gran Prestige Gold was awarded to Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and a Prestige Gold Medal to Ascolano Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Gold Medals were awarded to Lunigiana Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Blood Orange, and Limonato Olive Oils.

In addition to the 15 Medals awarded to The Olive Press in 2013 by Olive Japan, the Sonoma County Harvest Fair, and the Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition, they have earned 21 Medals so far this year, bringing their total to 231 Medals since 2001.

The Olive Press is known as the most highly awarded olive oil producer in the nation, and was recently voted 10 Best Places to Buy EVOO in the World by OliveOilTimes.com. As the very first olive mill in Sonoma, they are proud to have come so far and are hopeful for the future.

All of their award-winning products are available online at www.theolivepress.com, or at their two stores in Sonoma and Napa. Call (800) 965-4839 for more information.


The Olive Press Earns 3 Medals at Olive Japan 2013

Posted by Olivia on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

The Olive Press continues to gain recognition for their high quality extra virgin olive oil this year with three medals from Olive Japan 2013. Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil garnered a Gold Medal, with Picual and Lunigiana Extra Virgin Olive Oils winning Silver Medals. In addition to their high accolades at the Napa County Fair, The Olive Press has brought home a total of 9 medals so far this year, and are thrilled for what the future may bring.


The Olive Press Earns 6 Medals at The Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition 2013

Posted by Olivia on Friday, April 12th, 2013

As a great start to the 2013 olive oil award circuit, true to their reputation, The Olive Press continues to earn high accolades with two Gold Medals and four Silver Medals from the Napa County Fair. The Olive Press garnered two Gold Medals for Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Blood Orange Olive Oil, as well as four Silver Medals for Jacuzzi Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lunigiana Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and Jalapeno Olive Oil.


Extra Virgin Olive Oil Boom In State - San Francisco Chronicle

Posted by Olivia on Monday, January 14th, 2013

California olive oil is hitting the map - and it's booming! From The Olive Press small batch process to the largest in-state producer - the San Francisco Chronicle confirms it was a good year. Read more: