In southeastern Italy, this family-owned company grows organic olives in centuries-old olive groves, where ripe olives are then hand-picked and pressed just a few hours after their harvest. A classic olive oil with grassy and nutty notes, it's excellent with savory foods.
Word from the Expert
Merico Maria Rosa is one of the best olives oils of Italy. I use it in almost everything I cook. -David Rosengarten, curator of the Holiday Box