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Nov. 1, 2017

On Olive Oil and Life in a Room Full of Kids

Olive Oil Times writer and EVOO expert Ylenia Granitto goes back to school.

Oct. 10, 2017

24 Achieve Olive Oil Sommelier Certification After Intensive Week in California

They join the growing ranks of sommeliers around the world -- ambassadors of olive oil who will, in turn, educate others on matters of olive oil quality, usage, and appreciation.

Sep. 11, 2017

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.

Mar. 22, 2017

Sommeliers Waste No Time Sharing Their Knowledge

International Culinary Center Olive Oil Program graduates apply their expertise across networks and around the world.

Feb. 16, 2017

3 Spanish Chefs Who Are Ambassadors of Olive Oil

Acclaimed Andalusian chefs are not just winning prizes by using extra virgin olive oils in their dishes. They're showing other chefs and locals the power of the product, and they say it's just the beginning.

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.

Aug. 23, 2016

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.

Jul. 25, 2016

Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Course at New York's International Culinary Center

The renowned International Culinary Center (ICC) in New York and the Olive Oil Times Education Lab will present the first Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Level 1 Course October 8-10 at the ICC’s SoHo campus.

Jul. 22, 2016

Master Milling Course Returns to Davis

The program will once again be led by Leandro Ravetti, one of the world’s leading experts in the growing, processing and standards of olive oil.

May. 4, 2016

Olive Center's Sensory Course Set for June

Held at the Robert Mondavi Silverado Sensory Theater, the course is open to professionals and others interested in a more thorough understanding of how to evaluate olive oil.

Apr. 16, 2016

UC Davis and the University of Jaén Sign Collaboration Agreement

The schools come together in Jaén with a shared vision to create a worldwide network of esteemed universities dedicated to the advancement of the olive oil sector.

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