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Castillo de Canena First Day Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2016

Castillo de Canena First Harvest Olive Oils for 2016

Any olive oil company worth its olives knows that the best oil comes from an early harvest. Olives are harvested when they are firm, green and unripe, before basking too long in the sun when they turn shades of purple and develop flavors that would ruin what we’ve come to love from a good extra […]

Castillo de Canena Olive Groves

Castillo de Canena: The Best Farm Practices Make the Best Olive Oil

  Deep in the hills of southern Spain, in the province of Jaén in a small town called Canena, the Vañó family has been growing olives and making olive oil since 1780. Brother and sister Francisco (Paco) and Rosa Vañó are the latest visionaries behind their small family company, Castillo de Canena (translated as “Castle […]

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Ten Different Ways to Use Spanish Olive Oil

You finally decided to go for it. You’d been eyeing that bottle of splurge-worthy golden green Spanish extra virgin olive oil for some time now. You know the one, it sits right above the olive oil that you usually buy, but this one taunts you with its beautiful packaging and “Made in Spain” label, and […]