Before he became an olive oil mill master at Chacewater Winery, Emilio was a monk in Lake County. So how did he end up managing 3,000 olive trees and, at one point, milling 100 tons of olives all by himself? Watch this short video to find out more especially if you were thinking about growing your own olive trees or making your own olive oil…
ps: If you prefer to read the transcript here it is!
ps: If you are seriously thinking of growing olive trees or making olive oil, Amazon has a great book that explores the origins of olive complete with plenty of photographs and recipes – Olive Oil: From Tree to Table or if need a book that provides more of the nitty gritty about growing, caring for and harvesting olives – check out – Organic Olive Production Manual