Blogs We Follow

Below is a collection of some of the blogs and web sites we follow. The blog sites range in topic from olive industry news to health to food and recipes. Don't see a blog you like? Feel free to send us a recommendation.

Paul Vossen works in the areas of olive oil processing, sensory evaluation, and marketing. He was one of the founders of the California Olive Oil Council, started and managed an olive oil taste panel that became recognized by the International Olive Oil Council, and currently is the panel leader for the UC Cooperative Extension Research Taste Panel in Santa Rosa, CA.
A blog from Australian olive export Richard Gawel. He thoroughly covers important aspects of extra virgin olive oil for the olive industry.
The Olive Oil Source is a comprehesive resource for products, trends, and information on everything related to olive oil.
The Olive Oil Times is dedicated to promoting discourse and education about olive oil.
The Olive Press is located in Sonoma, California, specializing in pressing extra virgin olive oil. It also serves the custom pressing needs of commercial producers, growers with small harvests, and hobbyists wishing to create "estate" olive oil from home grown olives.
The law firm of Callahan and Blaine, located in Santa Ana, California, is leading a class Action lawsuit against olive oil manufacturers and retailers for misrepresentation and sale of adulterated oils as extra virgin olive oils.
Recipes and website from Michael Chiarello, award-winning chef from Napa Valley. He hosts Food Network's Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello. He leads his restaurant, Bottega, in Yountville, California and is proprietor of the Chiarello Family Vineyards.
A foodie blog from Chris Perrin with a down-to-earth vibe for "Good Food, Good Fun, Well Done!"
A blog of some great recipes from two experimental amateur chefs out of Nashville, Tennesee.