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Sensory Assessment

Olive Oil Sommelier Course Sold Out

The next session will be February 3-10, 2017, when all three levels of the course will be held. Registration for the February session will begin this fall.

5 Easy Ways to Know Your Olive Oil is a Ripoff

So you splurged for extra virgin olive oil, but did you get what you paid for? Here are five sure signs you got ripped.
Olive Oil World

International Culinary Center to Offer Olive Oil Sommelier Certification

The new program's executive director, Curtis Cord and Dorothy Hamilton, the founder of the International Culinary Center, announced the joint project at the NYIOOC press conference today.

Fact Check: 3 Common Myths About Olive Oil Quality

Let's dispel some confusion about three fundamental characteristics of liquid gold.

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher Agustí Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.

Workshop to Improve Olive Oil Tasting Skills

Two of the world's most experienced olive oil tasters, Paul Vossen and Richard Gawel, have organized a one-day workshop to take olive oil tasters to the next level.
Special Report

UC Davis Olive Center Plans Two-Part Sensory Evaluation Course for Spring

The UC Davis Olive Center will conduct its sensory evaluation course this June at the Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theater.

In Land of Milk and Honey, Distaste for Bitter and Pungent EVOO

Consumers at a trade fair in Zurich disliked the bitter and pungent taste of high quality EVOOs.