People & Places

The Recipe of the People

Each year for our Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest, we sift through hundreds of entries, testing and tasting before we settle on a list of finalists and ultimately a grand prize winner. This year, we wanted to see what you had to say about all of it. The results from our online… read more

And the Finalists are…

The recipe contest results are finally in! The judges have tested and tasted and after much consideration (and more tasting) have narrowed the finalist to…(drumroll)…. From We Olive El Dorado Hills: Joey Cattone’s recipe for Not Your Mother’s Brussels Sprouts. Why Joey won: Her simple, but surefire technique yields perfectly caramelized brussels sprouts that are… read more

Win a VIP Culinary Tour of the Central Coast!

We Olive’s Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest is well under way and we are expecting big things from the competition this year! Each year we receive hundreds of inspired recipes featuring California’s best olive oil and we can’t wait to see what you are cooking up. Aside from the satisfaction of creating… read more

Olive oil gift basket sure to get people talking

When invited to a fancy party, the right gift to bring makes all the difference. You want it to be unique, thoughtful, and tasteful. Depending on the type of party, it could even be unusual. An olive oil gift basket is a fantastic choice for most any occasion. To welcome someone to the neighborhood, a gift… read more

Win a Year’s Supply of Extra Virgin Olive Oil at We Olive Thousand Oaks!

We Olive Thousand Oaks storefront

Our 11th store is officially open and we are ready to celebrate! We Olive Thousand Oaks will be hosting a Grand Opening party this weekend, April 20th and 21st. Owners Alan and Pam Davis have scheduled a series of festivities throughout the weekend including cooking demonstrations with local chefs, olive oil tastings with some of… read more

We Olive Thousand Oaks is Open for Business!

We Olive Thousand Oaks owner Alan Davis

We Olive Thousand Oaks opened this month by store owners Alan and Pam Davis. The store, located in The Oaks Mall, features our signature olive oil tasting bar with a wine bar in the works. For more details on the newest member of the We Olive family, visit the We Olive Thousand Oaks Facebook page… read more

We Olive San Francisco + Slow Food = Great Party

October 6th, 2011 by emilydavis Pablo Voitzuk educates Slow Food members on California Extra Virgin Olive Oil As the premier retailer of California extra virgin olive oil, We Olive takes educating consumers about EVOO seriously. And by seriously, I mean that we’re committed to getting locally made olive oil in the hands of Californians, but… read more

We Olive Asks: Patricia Darragh

An Interview with California Olive Oil Council Executive Director, Patricia Darragh July 22nd, 2011 by emilydavis If you’ve been to one of our ten We Olive stores in California, you know that we take pride in sharing the high quality olive oil that our states growers are producing. You may have even noticed a small… read more

Grower Profile: Grove 45

Fresh shipments of extra virgin olive oil and gourmet foods are delivered almost daily to We Olive La Jolla, usually carted in on a hand truck being pulled by our regular delivery guy. So when an olive oil shows up in a Mini Cooper that’s been driven down the California coast by its’ stylish Napa… read more

Grove 45: Farming with Glamour & Grace

By Emily Davis The Chiles Valley occupies a remote, eastern slice of the Napa Valley and is a far cry from the multimillion dollar tasting rooms and luxury hotels that dot the most worn paths in wine country. Tucked away in this rugged section of the valley is the historic ranch that is home to… read more