Driving out to Aguanga just after sunrise, I counted nine hot-air balloons rising above the farmland. From wineries to Applebee’s, equestrian training grounds to Motocross superstars, this hot and fertile swatch of southern Riverside County is a study in contrasts. But 18 miles east of Temecula, there’s a sweet-smelling little corner called the Temecula Olive Oil Company.
The Temecula Olive Oil Company is a small and picturesque ranch with seven acres of mission olive trees, though the company manages more than 120 acres in total. Small gardens of herbs, flowers and seasonal vegetables welcome visitors with bright colors and heady scents, and pale purple wisteria and grape vines share climbing space around a covered tasting area.
~San Diego City Beat- See full article
Monthly Archives: April 2011