2020 Olive Harvest Complete

2020 Olive Harvest Complete

We harvested about 1,900 pounds of olives on Tuesday November 11, 2020.  As you may know, olive trees produce a larger crop one year and a smaller crop the next.  2020 was a smaller olive crop year, so we produced about 80% less than 2019.  The olives were in...
Fruit Salad with Citrus & Olive Oil Dressing

Fruit Salad with Citrus & Olive Oil Dressing

Try Alta Cresta’s extra virgin olive oil as a dressing for your fruit salad.  It is a surprising combination that you, and your kids, will love.  Ingredients 4 Tbls of Alta Cresta Olive Oil 3 Tbls fresh orange juice 1 Tbls lemon juice 1/2 tsp sugar Instructions...
2019 Olive Crop Looking Good

2019 Olive Crop Looking Good

The olives are getting ripe here at Alta Cresta and this year’s crop looks much larger than last years crop.  Although the low valley areas of Paso Robles did have several mornings with freezing temperatures recently, the temperatures in our olive orchard never...
Alta Cresta takes home two Golds and a Silver

Alta Cresta takes home two Golds and a Silver

We are happy to announce that our 2018 Tuscan Blend and 2018 Italian Blend extra virgin olive oils both received Gold Medals and our 2018 Coratina received a Silver Medal at the prestigious Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition.  All three oils competed in...