Of course, most people come to Napa Valley and tour the wineries. You can visit the tasting rooms and enjoy the local creations. However, your experience will be incomplete unless you have checked off olive oil tasting.
An excellent olive oil is refreshing, sweet, and tantalizing to the palate. To experience Napa Valley’s best olive oils, you must try a tasting tour. These tours and tasting rooms are scattered throughout wine country, with each offering a unique selection of the finest olive oils.
Check out these olive oil tasting opportunities when you visit the region:
- Lucero Olive Oil: On First Street in Napa, you will find a tasting room where you can experience artisan products, including gourmet olive oils. The Lucero family offers you a wide variety of infused olive oil products. The tasting room is open all 7 days a week.
- Olive Press: At the Oxbow Market, you will find Olive Press’s tasting room. Here you can try out their award-winning extra virgin olive oils, including the citrus-infused varieties. If you like what you try, you can take home a bottle or purchase in bulk.
- Napa Valley Olive Oil: Another place to taste olive oils in the Oxbow Market is at Napa Valley Olive Oil. As a local olive oil company, they have more than 80 years of experience crafting fine extra virgin oils for cooking and dipping.
- Round Pond Estate: Here you will find the olive mill that you can tour and see how fine olive oils are made. Learn about the harvest, cultivation, and olive press process, and see what goes into the making of an excellent extra virgin olive oil.
If you want to stay within walking distance of the Oxbow Market and some of the best olive oil tasting rooms, choose Napa Valley Hotel and Suites. Our recently renovated boutique hotel offers a convenient downtown location that is perfect for your holiday.
Book a room and taste the delights of Napa Valley. Give us a call at 707-226-1871 or reserve your room online.