olive oil tasting

Education

California’s International Culinary Center to Host 3rd Olive Oil Sommelier Program

An international faculty of renowned experts will guide students through more than 100 olive oil samples from 26 countries in the world’s most comprehensive curriculum in olive oil quality assessment.

A Perfect Olive Oil Martini

A summer cocktail for an olive oil purist.
Education

Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Program Expands to California

The six-day program at the ICC's Campbell, CA campus features the world’s foremost olive oil experts and educators in a comprehensive course spanning production, quality management, and advanced sensory assessment.

Change the Olive Oil Tasting Glass? Some See Red

A glassware designer and the University of Jaén think they've found a better vessel for olive oil sensory analysis.

Spanish Bottlers Advised to Demand Taste Tests

Spanish bottling companies have been advised to request taste panel results along with the chemical analyses to ensure their products comply with standards.

Ayvalik’s Olive Oil Prodigy

Tasting olive oil makes Suzan Kantarci Savas happy. Such joy will serve her well in New York this April when she returns with her colleagues to taste over 900 samples in the world's largest olive oil competition.
Special Report

Olive Oil Sommelier Course Debuts in New York

The groundbreaking olive oil sensory assessment program at the International Culinary Center seeks to turn out expert olive oil tasters. Participants of the first level course agreed they're well on their way.

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.