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Feb. 11, 2019

The Changing Face of Alentejo's Olive Oil

The Alqueva dam may have thrown a lifeline to some of Alentejo's traditional producers, but nearly 20 years later, it has also brought along new challenges that may prove to be insurmountable.

Jan. 17, 2019

Sommelier Program to Commence in London

The London edition of the acclaimed six-day olive oil sommelier course will begin this weekend in Bloomsbury.

Nov. 12, 2018

Six-Day Program in London to Train New Generation of Olive Oil Experts

Few spots remain in the first London edition of the renowned program on olive oil quality assessment.

Sep. 20, 2018

Olive Oil Sommelier Program Expands to London

The London edition of the acclaimed program will be held January 20-25 in Bloomsbury.

Dec. 22, 2017

Smithsonian Explores the World's Best Olive Oils

The Smithsonian Institution will host a seminar to explore high-quality extra virgin olive oils on February 3.

Dec. 7, 2017

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

Producers overcame yet another challenging harvest season to ready their products for olive oil's biggest stage.

May. 17, 2017

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.

May. 4, 2017

It’s a Great Time to Find High-Quality Olive Oils

At the world's most prestigious olive oil competition, there were more entries -- and more winners -- than ever before, spelling good news for fans of high-quality extra virgin olive oils.

Apr. 28, 2017

At 2017 NYIOOC: Signs of the 'Sea Change We Have Been Waiting For'

After a challenging harvest season and a 30 percent drop in global production, more brands than ever were analyzed at the world's largest olive oil competition -- a strong sign of the growing number of producers focused on quality.

Apr. 27, 2017

Best Olive Oils for 2017 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2017 New York International Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at a live-streamed 5:30 (EDT) press conference.

Apr. 18, 2017

Olive Oil Sommelier Program Expands to California

Following the success of the New York series, the International Culinary Center and the Olive Oil Times Education Lab are expanding the sommelier certification program to the school's Bay Area campus.

Jan. 18, 2017

5th NYIOOC Will Be the Biggest Yet

A larger venue, printed guidebook and a new portal for professional buyers highlight this fifth edition of the world's largest olive oil competition.

Jan. 16, 2017

Second Olive Oil Sommelier Course Sold Out

The course will be held at the International Culinary Center February 4-10. The next one is scheduled for September.

Apr. 16, 2014

Spain’s Standout Success at 2014 NYIOOC

Spain won more prizes than any other country in the latest edition of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

Apr. 15, 2014

Plenty of Enthusiasm At NYIOOC Tasting Event

As the second New York International Olive Oil Competition came to a close, a tasting was held to sample a selection of this year’s entries.

Apr. 10, 2014

Call to Action at NYIOOC: Educate

Attendees heard from impassioned presenters who urged them to recognize education as a cornerstone for success in the olive oil industry.

Apr. 9, 2014

NYIOOC Results Press Conference Will Stream Live

The press conference announcing the results of the 2014 New York International Olive Oil Competition will stream live Thursday starting at 5:30 (EDT).

Apr. 9, 2014

NYIOOC Conference Opens with Barjol, Ravetti

The NYIOOC seminars began today, with speakers addressing a full house at The International Culinary Center.

Apr. 8, 2014

New York Competition Opens to Packed House

The second edition of the New York International Olive Oil Competition opened today before a sold-out audience and viewers around the world.

Apr. 2, 2014

Countdown to New York International Olive Oil Competition

The world's most important olive oil competition will kick off Tuesday before a sold-out audience at the International Culinary Center.

Mar. 18, 2014

NYIOOC Seminars to be Streamed Live

A live video feed of the two-day NYIOOC conference program will be available to subscribers.

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