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How GringoCool Selects a Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Bottling

There are no road maps for small businesses.  Small businesses cannot sit still.  New business is critical for long-term success.  And in this climate of continual movement and business development, success or failure results from variables many times not fully recognized or understood.   Many times, small businesses have to "fly by the seat of …

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Taste Test – Pullman, WA

Head to head comparison of olive oils just like the old Coke vs Pepsi challenge.  Here at GringoCool, we are encouraging head to head taste tests between our Spanish, organic extra virgin olive oil and any takers.  We want people to discover the difference themselves because we believe our organic EVOO is unbeatable for flavoring salads …

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Day 7 – Into Wine Country of the Camino de Santiago

I walked from Ponferrada to Villafranca de Bierzo on Sunday - approximately 23 km.  I have had really sore knees, and was wondering how the walk would go, but it went great.  I think my knees are healing.  The rest of my legs feel great. I walked through a ton of vineyards, ......back and forth, …

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Do you stomp olives to make olive oil?

After talking with people about their impressions of extra virgin olive oil, I believe many have the wrong idea about what constitutes quality.  Many people associate high quality extra virgin olive oil with small farmers crushing their own olives using machinery and processes passed down over generations.  While it is fun to think of grandpa …

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Introducing “Cold Pressed Elixir” from GringoCool

We are happy to introduce our new, Spanish, organic extra virgin olive oil called Cold Pressed Elixir by GringoCool.  Our goal is to serve our customers by staying true to three pillars. Provide the Real Thing Many US consumers have not had the chance to experience or taste real extra virgin olive oil.  In the …

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Battle to be the “World’s Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil” – and why this is misleading.

There is a raging battle going on in Andalusia, Spain. The olive mills are fighting for awards at international fairs and everybody is going for SPECTACULAR!  The Olive Oil Times, a very good source for industry information, lists many articles about competitions and awards, and which bottles were selected at the most recent contest. But with …

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