The Perfect Olive Oil

The Perfect Olive Oil

By Meredith Arthur and Eric Slatkin

Round Pond makes a variety of oils from olives grown at its Rutherford, California, estate. From the picking to the pressing and bottling, every step is carefully calibrated to get the best out of the fruit. Ryan MacDonnell explains the process—and what it takes for olive oil to be considered perfect.

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