Castillo de Piñar Olive Oil
Over two thousand years ago Italian Olive Growers recognized the arid climate and idyllic terrain of southern Spain was optimal for Olive Farming. Today, the Picual Olives from these ancient trees produce a nourishing oil, acclaimed for its superior flavor and qualities.
A Centuries-Old Tradition of Excellence
Olive trees were introduced to southern Spain by the Phoenicians around 1000 B.C., where the fertile soils and arid climate created a pristine environment for growing olive trees.
Olive tree farming techniques and oil production processes were enhanced and perfected during the reign of Roman Emperor Adriano.
Castillo de Pinar Olive Oils are produced using these ancient olive farming, harvesting and processing techniques. This heritage combined with the most desired olives and our time-honored approach yield the highest quality, most flavorful olive oils in the world. Our farms harvest Picual & Arbequina olives which yield a distinctive, savory & robust, yet delicate flavor.
Our farms harvest olives from some of the world's oldest producing trees in the Andalusia region of Spain. This area offers the most suitable climate and soil conditions for growing Picual and Arbequina olives which yield the best and most flavorful olive oils. The distinctively savory & robust, yet delicate flavor of our olive oils comes from: The type of olives we grow, the timing of our harvest, the unique growing conditions, our care in the handling and processing of the fruit and the storage of our olive oils.