Meet a Farmer
Dewey Lucero of Lucero Olive Oil
Lucero Olive Oil
Lucero Olive Oil is a product of three generations of California olive growers from Corning, CA, a rural community that has a rich history of producing the country's most delicious olives. Corning's century old trees are some of the oldest in the state, and many thrive in the Lucero family groves. Founder Dewey Lucero prides himself on growing unique olive varieties and providing unsurpassed attention-to-detail to produce some of the country’s best-tasting olive oils. This includes Lucero Olive Oil’s Manzanillo Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil – the winner of Best in Show for a Large Producer in the 2014 annual COOC competition and Anthony’s Blend EVOO which was recently awarded Best in Show at the Napa Valley Olive competition.
OUR PERFECT DAY
Dewey’s idea of a perfect day starts with a cup of espresso (extra foam, of course) and quality family time with his wife and 18-month-old son. Heading to the mill to blend oils with the award-winning mill team at Lucero Olive Oil, educating customers about olive oil in the tasting rooms, working with the Lucero sales and marketing team to spread the word about California extra virgin olive oil, and then completing the day with a run in the park or “Daddy and Me” swim lessons at the neighborhood pool.
WHERE TO FIND OUR OIL
Lucero’s many olive oil varieties and food products can be purchased in one of their three specialty tasting rooms located in Corning, CA, Portland, OR, and Napa, CA, as well as hundreds of specialty food markets nationwide, Williams-Sonoma, Crate and Barrel, Sur La Table, Whole Foods, We Olive and Nugget Markets. Lucero products are also available online at www.lucerooliveoil.com or by calling 877-330-2190.
Lucero Olive Oil Manzanillo won Best of Show (Large Producer) in the 2014 COOC Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.
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