Follow Napa’s olive oil trail in California

Come to California wine country to taste the … olive oil? Yes, there’s liquid gold hidden among the vines, part of an olive oil boom in recent years. You can tour an orchard, learn what extra-virgin olive oil really means and taste your way through lemon-, herb- and even chocolate-infused olive oils. Here are five recommended “pit” stops.


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