Olive Oil World
The Right Glass
Professional olive oil tasters need to follow precise rules, and the use of the right tools. The famous cobalt blue tasting glass is one of them.
New Olive Oil Certification at Hebrew University
Students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem can earn a degree in "olive oil expertise."
Testaccio and Olive Oil Labelling
A look at an ecological dump and what it represents, with a view to understanding the true size of olive oil production in Ancient Rome.
‘Space Laser’ Can Detect Fraudulent Olive Oil
A new laser device developed to detect carbon on Mars, could be used detect food fakes, including fraudulent olive oil, here on earth.
Olive Oil Fridge Test? Don’t Count On It.
Dr. Oz urged his 3 million viewers to test EVOO by chilling it, but experts say the “fridge test” for olive oil is a long-standing myth.
Origins of Domesticated Olive Tree Revealed
A new study pinpoints the transition from the wild olive trees to their cultivated descendants in time and space.
7th ‘Olio Capitale’ Coming to Trieste
The only Italian expo completely dedicated to promotion of extra virgin olive oils will take place in Trieste March 1-4.
Olive Stones ‘Ideal’ for Noise Barriers
Scientists in Valencia have developed a new use for leftover olive stones - in sound barriers to reduce rail and road noise.
What Is Your Olive Oil IQ?
How much do you know about olive oil? Take this short quiz and find out if you're a novice, or a true olive oil genius.
Harvest at a Tuscan Oliveto
My father has been traveling to Italy to spend a week picking Olives in the Tuscan hilltops at an Oliveto run by a childhood friend of his.