The painter Rafael Zabaleta, was a prolific expressionist Spanish artist and part of the post cubist movement. He lived and painted primarily in Quesada
The optimum moment for the harvest. Storm Olive oil chooses the ultimate moment to harvest to ensure the Secano or Rainfed element is preserved in order to produce oil of outstanding flavour and health quality.
Antonio Machado, Poet
“Travellers, there is no path, paths are made by walking.”
The Olive Oil Finca
The Picual variety of extra virgin olive oil is of more nutritional value than the conventional oils. Storm olive oil has 5x more than the normal Antioxidant levels when compared to other oils.
Evening mist over Jaen
The province of Jaen is known worldwide as the cradle of the best olive oil in Andalucia and whole of Spain. Its olive trees provide 44% of the total production of olive oil in the world. The home of the Picual Olive and often referred to as 'Liquid Gold'.
Storm oil is Rainfed and naturally irrigated to multiply its optimum health benefits which are supported scientifically.
Our Picual Olives
Rainfed as nature intended and harvested at the optimum moment. Pressed from single estate Picual olive trees, irrigated by natures raindrops (Secano) which decreases overall yield but increases the concentration of antioxidants, thus creating a unique intense health oil with up to 5x the level of antioxidants* which includes phytonutrient, polyphenols and oleocanthal, when compared to normal grade extra virgin olive oil.
Our Olive Trees
Naturally irrigated by natures own hand. The Phoenicians, tribes from modern day Syria or Lebanon, are said to have introduced the olive tree to Spain in 1050 B.C., meaning they have almost a 3,000 year connection to the country! However, it was the Romans that began the spread of olive groves throughout Spain and the Moors that introduced more advanced cultivation and production techniques.
Antonio Machado, Poet
“Last night as I was sleeping, I dreamt—marvelous error!— that a spring was breaking out in my heart. I said: Along which secret aqueduct, Oh water, are you coming to me, water of a new life that I have never drunk?
UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was the cathedral episcopal, Roman Catholic Diocese of Baeza, during the Visigothic period. It was suppressed under Moorish rule and was restored after the Reconquista under the Kingdom of Castile in the thirteenth century.
The Medieval Streets of Baeza, which was founded on the humble Olive