Award Winning Mandarin and Lemon Crush Olive Oils; Aged Balsamic Vinegar; Mandarin Barbecue Sauces, Marinades, and Fruit Spreads; and Gourmet Dark Chocolate Sauces
Welcome to the Colwell Thundering Herd Ranch website.The Thundering Herd Ranch, nestled in Penryn in the Foothills of Placer County California, grows Mandarin Oranges, Meyer Lemons, Navel Oranges, Limes, and Kumquats in a region known for producing some of the finest citrus fruit in the world. Hachiya and Fuyu Persimmons, Apples and Plums are also grown in our orchard. Our ranch products and fruit have been shipped to all 50 states and 8 foreign countries over the past few years and customer demand for our all natural products increase each year.
2014 is a great year to visit the Colwell Thundering Herd Ranch, located at 2500 Penryn Road, Penryn. We have expanded our Tasting Room and Ranch Store, added a Covered Patio and are open year round for Group, Family and Individual Visitors. Customers and small groups are welcome to visit, taste and enjoy our Crushed Mandarin and Lemon Olive Oils, Aged Balsamic Vinegar, Orange Blossom Honey, Mandarin Barbecue Sauces, Marinades and Fruit Spreads as well as our Gourmet Chocolate Sauces. Auto Clubs, Women's Groups, Nursery Schools, Bus Tours and Groups of Friends on outings have all recently made visits. In the fall we harvest Tree Ripened, Hand Picked Satsuma Mandarins, Meyer Lemons and Persimmons for our customers. Call us at (916)-672-7451 to set your appointment for a Private Tasting and Tour.
The Thundering Heard Ranch also sells sweet, seedless Owari Satuma Mandarins and Meyer Lemons fresh and handpicked from our trees. Ranch grown Fuyu and Hachaiya Persimmons are also harvested and available for sale beginning in October for Persimmons and in November for Mandarins and Lemons.
Colwell Mandarin Crush and Lemon Crush olive oils have been awarded Best of Show and Best of Class honors as well as Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in International and California Olive Oil competitions. We had an outstanding oil milling in January of 2014 and are looking forward to another outstanding harvest of tree-ripened fruit this fall. This will be our second year of offering our latest taste sensation - all natural Orange Blossom Honey from our mandarin orchard beehives. The bees have been busy and we will harvest this year's honey later this spring.
In addition to ordering from our web store (open 24 hours a day) and our ranch tasting room and store (open by appointment (916-672-7451) and seven days a week during the fall harvest season) we will be selling at several local festivals. We are currently developing our 2014 festival schedule and will publish it shortly. We look forward to seeing you!