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Our family's olive grove rose from the remains of a long-neglected apple orchard in Paso Robles, CA- a quiet gem tucked away in the hills of the Central Coast. Now, years later, Paso Robles is thriving alongside our 2 groves of Tuscan olive varietals. Our Frantoio, Leccino, and Pendolino olives are producing an exquisite extra virgin olive oil, the result of a lot of hard work and love. We are proud to share with you... "The Beauty of Paso"!

Try Our Oil

Our olives are cold-pressed hours after being hand harvested. The oil is carefully stored for a few months to allow sediment to settle. We rack our oil, meaning we transfer settled oil into new containers, to maximize taste and shelf life. We hand bottle in small quantities to ensure quality. With all this, you get an extra virgin olive oil with buttery smoothness up front followed by a distinct peppery sting at its finish. Try some of our oil today!

Learn With Us

The truth is, we're learning something new about extra virgin olive oil every day. From it's history, to new growing methods, to the emerging industry around it, there's a lot to know. We'll be blogging about it all regularly at The Full Quart Press, hosted here. So whether you're curious about what harvest is like, what to look for in an oil, or the latest industry discoveries, you can learn right alongside us.

 

A Taste of Tuscany in Paso Robles

We became familiar with the Central Coast of California and Paso Robles in particular during short family excursions in the early 2000s.  We ended up buying a property in Paso that had 11 acres, half of which was occupied by a long neglected apple orchard.  Noting the Mediterranean climate and soil, we thought that olives would thrive.  Clearing the land and preparing it took a lot of hard work and help from friends and family.  While we started with far from a blank canvas, we ended with a beautiful tapestry of 300 olive trees of the Frantoio, Leccino, and Pendolino varieties.

Our oil is the result of the ideal Paso Robles soil and climate, the perfect balance of Tuscan varietals, and a lot of care and love.  It all comes together in an extra virgin olive oil that has both smoothness and a peppery finish.  We hope that you let us share our hard work with you and enjoy our pride and joy!

 

Freshly Pressed

Eco Xpo 2014: San Juan Capistrano May 17-18

Bella de Paso is really excited to announce that we will have a booth the upcoming Eco Xpo organized by Goin’ Native in San Juan Capistrano, CA on May 17th and 18th!  It’s free to the public (!!) and we’d […]

Welcome!

Hello! Welcome to the home of Bella de Paso extra virgin olive oil on the intertubes.  We’re really excited to share the culmination of all our hard work with you.  This has truly been a labor of love years in […]