We are a small, family run company that has been cultivating and producing estate grown oil in the hills of northern California since 2002.
Deergnaw Olive Oil is a unique blend. We don't think that there is any other oil that has the particular varietals of our oil. From Lombardia in the north of Italy, the Cassaliva; from Liguria, also in the north, Taggiasca; from Puglia in the extreme south-east, Coratina; and from Apulia, also in the south, Nocciara. There is also a smattering of Picholine from France and a touch of Pendolino from Tuscany.
Our Family-run orchard lies in the picturesque hills of northern California's wine country. Approximately 675 trees comprise our three and a half acre orchard. We planted the trees, mostly one gallon size, thirteen years ago and the first fruit appeared three years later. Since then, each year we have had an ever-greater yield. This year the orchard produced 3,224 tons of olives, which translated into 132.45 gallons. In short, we produced 85 cases of 500 milliliter bottles compared to 69 cases in '07.
Russ is selling once again at the Healdsburg Farmers Market every Saturday morning and the oil is being carried at a few local outlets in and around Healdsburg including: Nalle Winery, Sheltons Organic Market, and at SHED.
In beauty, in beauty, in beauty......
Deergnaw, the name we gave our home, our land and out olive oil sits three miles up Chamise road, a rural dirt road in the hills west of Dry Creek Valley. We are located about seven miles from downtown Healdsburg, a beautiful wine country town filled with fine restaurants, hotels, B&B's, shops, galleries, great bakeries and bookstores. The surrounding valley is filled with picturesque vineyards and world-renowned wineries.
Compromising 270 acres, Deergnaw is filled with incredible fruit, vegetable and flower gardens. All envisioned, created, tended and ever-modified by Arlene and maintained and cared for by our long-time caretaker, Augustin. The land around the house and orchard has a variety of eco-systems: redwoods, native oaks, madrone, chamise brush, manzanita and meadows. The one and a half acre pond, long hiking trails, and sweeping views of Dry Creek Valley are just added bonuses to this blessed land.
Deergnaw is truly a magical place.
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