Our Story

Terra d’Oliva is a leading importer of extra virgin olive oils, vinegars and olive oil based skincare products from all around the world. Domestically, internationally and locally sourced, Terra d’Oliva provides healthy, delicious, artisan extra virgin olive oil, amongst unique and custom blended Infused and fused olive oils, hand selected from the finest olive grove regions in the world. Terra d’ Oliva also has the finest balsamic vinegars, including artisan custom blended infused, fused and flavored vinegars. 

After many trips up and down California's beautiful coast and drives through many olive groves and vineyards, Vladimir and Martha's vision for a boutique store of the finest olive oils and balsamic vinegars transformed their passion into a reality.

The Brand Terra d’Oliva and its signature store was established in 2015 in the heart of Glendale, California. The importance for the finest extra virgin olive oils was in essence passed down and inspired many years ago by Lucy Stefanovic, mother of Founder Vladimir Stefanovic. His mother's devout faith in the healing properties as well as culinary uses of extra virgin olive oil always had a great impact on his own beliefs of the incredible olive tree and all the wonderful natural products that can be produced from it. 

Terra d’ Oliva’s understanding first of being a grower and producer of extra virgin olive oil is essential to how we build our relationships with other direct growers and suppliers of extra virgin olive oil in the finest olive oil producing regions in the world.

We first pride ourselves for making our very own amazing extra virgin olive oil, first by harvesting our mission olive varietal from our mission olive trees, from the rolling hills of California's Central Coast. The oil begins with olives organically grown on a ranch in Paso Robles, and the long hot days and cool nights provide the perfect Mediterranean climate for our 106 year old trees.

With many years of research and experience creating and developing private Label products in the wine industry, nutrition industry, wholesale food industry and in various other areas, Vladimir, his wife Martha and Son Vladimir II decided it was time to go out on an olive tree limb and establish the Terra d’ Oliva brand from a small shop with very big dreams. Our concept is simple: 

Produce the best.
Search for the best.

Import the Best. 
For the Best.

Terra d'Oliva quickly became the brand of choice of those who look for an exquisite selection of olive oils and vinegars. Chefs from the most luxurious restaurants in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills have also chosen Terra d'Oliva for their recipes

All of our  Extra Virgin Olive oils are certified extra virgin by the California Olive Oil Council (COOC), passing  both rigid chemical and sensory evaluations. All of our Imported Olive oils are certified by the International Olive Oil Council (IOOC).