Olives Part 2
The tiny little olive trees are starting to get big. It is very exciting to watch them grow. Our olive harvest has started and we are learning so many new things. It is very different from the grape harvest. We are still very small with only 3 acres planted. Hopefully that will change next spring as we are anticipating planting 5 more acres. Stay tuned!
As many of you know we moved to Willcox to start a vineyard. Our goal was to help the burgeoning wine industry which was struggling to produce enough Arizona grown fruit to make Arizona wine. For six years we planted, grew, and harvested grape varietals that were making amazing wine. Life was great. Then one night in the spring of 2017, while we were hosting a dinner for some folks in the pistachio world wanting to learn about grapes, I had a discussion with a gentleman who used to grow olives and make olive oil. “Do you think we could...