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Jan. 8, 2020

Olive Oil Times Turns 10, Gets New Look

Ten years and thousands of articles later, the mission has remained steadfast while the website's design has changed with the times.

Nov. 7, 2019

Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability

Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.

Sep. 30, 2019

27 Complete Sommelier Program in San Francisco

They join a growing network of olive oil professionals and enthusiasts after completing the six-day, two-tier course in the city's Marina District.

Jul. 9, 2019

Sommelier Program Heads to San Francisco

The Olive Oil Times Education Lab's Sommelier Certification Program will convene within the San Francisco Art Institute in the city’s Marina District.

May. 23, 2019

28 Complete Sommelier Certification Program

Professionals and enthusiasts joined the growing network of certified olive oil sommeliers around the world after completing a comprehensive six-day program in New York.

Mar. 10, 2019

NYIOOC Returns to International Culinary Center

The International Culinary Center in New York will host the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition and its Sommelier Certification Program back-to-back this May.

Oct. 31, 2018

Global Gardens Founder Sees Olive Tree as Keystone of California Permaculture

Long-time producer and certified sommelier Theo Stephan looks to bring her love for olive oil and the environment full circle.

Oct. 3, 2018

Yale Olive Oil Conference Underway

No less than 26 speakers each had between 20 and 40 minutes today in a rapid-fire mix of mostly scientific presentations on the mechanisms behind the health benefits of olive oil.

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.

Sep. 19, 2018

18 Complete Sommelier Certification Program

Professionals and enthusiasts from eight countries who completed the six-day program at the International Culinary Center said they were eager to use their expertise to educate others and advance innovative projects.

Aug. 8, 2018

Master Milling Course Returns to UC Davis

The three-day course will go over every step of the olive oil production process with field trips to local olive oil mills to see those steps in action.

Jun. 21, 2018

Olive Oil Sommelier Program Returns to California

It will be the sixth edition of the groundbreaking course organized by the Olive Oil Times Education Lab in partnership with the International Culinary Center.

May. 12, 2018

31 Complete Sommelier Certification in New York

From improving farming techniques to educating co-workers and customers, these new olive oil sommeliers return home to apply and share their new-found knowledge.

Feb. 13, 2017

26 Earn Olive Oil Sommelier Certification in Groundbreaking Program

The International Culinary Center and the Olive Oil Times Education Lab announced they have conferred their Olive Oil Sommelier Certification to 26 candidates who successfully completed the week-long program in New York Friday.

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.

Jan. 12, 2017

Three Must-Read Books on Olive Oil for 2017

These latest books on olive oil are useful, attractive and captivating. Written by passionate experts, they combine the most recent R&D findings with compelling culinary suggestions.

Jan. 4, 2017

Cooking School in Spain Aims to Promote EVOO Usage and Benefits

The Extra Virgin Olive Oil International Cooking Academy aims to promote the Mediterranean diet and the biological benefits of cooking with EVOO.

Jan. 2, 2017

Sommelier Certification Course Returns to NY with Intensive 7-Day Program

The Olive Oil Program at New York's International Culinary Center returns next month with a comprehensive, week-long course for those who wish to achieve olive oil sommelier certification.

Dec. 8, 2016

Tradition Breeds Better Nutrition in Italian Children

To improve the eating habits of Italian kids, sommelier Nicola Di Noia offers seminars for children on the secrets of extra virgin olive oil.

Oct. 26, 2016

Prison Inmates Near Florence Learn from Award-Winning Producer

The producer of the award-winning Laudemio brand teaches the art of making great olive oil to inmates serving sentences in the penal institution of Sollicciano, in the suburbs of Florence.

Oct. 19, 2016

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.

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