Jacuzzi Family Vineyards owns and farms grapes at its estate in Sonoma-Carneros and the Sonoma Coast appellation, specifically the Petaluma Gap.
Carneros stretches across the cool southern extremities of both Sonoma and Napa counties while it touches the historic flatlands north of San Pablo Bay. Jacuzzi Family Vineyards sits on 190 acres at Arnold Drive in Sonoma-Carneros.
Pacific fog and coastal wind are what sets this appellation apart. In the hot afternoons, bay winds glide over the vineyards, mitigating the blistering California heat. The vines are planted in volcanic soil and adobe clay. This area is best known for producing outstanding Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. It’s also been a great growing region for our Barbera and Sangiovese.
SONOMA COAST – PETALUMA GAP
The Petaluma Gap, located in the Sonoma Coast AVA, is a region of extreme viticulture potential. This is the largest appellation in Sonoma County measuring 750 square miles.
The fog and nearness of the Pacific Ocean make it a cool region II area – on par with Santa Cruz, California and Reims, France. Here, the grapes enjoy a cooler climate in the hot summer and are protected against temperamental frost in the winter. With more than twice the annual rainfall of an inland appellation, the grapes demand longer hang-time to ripen, and although the yields are smaller than a more controllable inland appellation, the concentration and structure of the grapes are exceptional. The vineyards are planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Pinot Grigio and Sangiovese along with premium Italian olives.
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Sonoma County’s First Olive Mill
The Olive Press was the very first olive mill in Sonoma, California and was the brain child of a great man, Edward Stolman. The Olive Press is now known as the most highly awarded olive oil producer in the nation. We are committed to producing the highest quality of olive oil along with an array of handmade artisanal products while serving the pressing needs of the community.
Whether we are producing our award winning house made products, crushing olives for local wineries and estates, or accepting olives from small growers in the community, we have a consistent mission. We are running a business which promotes the growing of quality fruit, the quality care of that fruit, the quality harvest, the milling, the racking, the storing, the bottling, the education, and the eventual presentation and selling of this beautiful oil.
Fred and Nancy Cline purchased The Olive Press in April of 2013, at the behest of their dear friend Ed Stolman. He knew that the tradition of integrity, quality, and attention to detail would be carried on by the Clines, who have had 30 years of experience with Cline Cellars Winery, as well as Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, Dillon Beach Resort, The Mizpah Hotel, and Villa Laura. It is a striving for quality products and service that motivate us every day.
We take pride in sharing the process and tradition of olive oil production with our community and our worldwide customers. From the sun, to the soil, to the branch, to the bottle, to you… we remain committed to Ed Stolman’s innovative vision for The Olive Press, and to all of you… our respected customers.
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