Organizzazione Nazionale Assaggiatori di Olio d’Oliva (ONAOO)

An Internet Lesson in Olive Oil Tasting

Fabrizio Vignolini trains Italy's olive oil experts. Now his venerable school in Imperia has opened its doors to a world that needs to know what's in those little tasting cups.

Group Says Olive Oil Tasting Panels Create “False Concern”

A group of olive oil associations sent a letter to the Spanish Ministry condemning “serious problems” arising from organoleptic analysis for the classification of olive oil.
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Arbiters of Taste

Fabrizio Vignolini directs Liguria's National Organization of Olive Oil Tasters where more than 5,000 experts have trained to appreciate the complexities of olive oil.