festivals

Oct. 29, 2018

Event Celebrating New Oils Returns to Paris for Fourth Edition

Producers, chefs and olive oil enthusiasts prepare to gather in Paris to sample and judge some of the year's best early-harvest oils.

Nov. 27, 2017

Croatians Celebrate a 'High Quality' Olive Harvest

Olive oil producers in Croatia are happy with their new batch of freshly-pressed oil and report that despite lower yields, oil quality is even better than last year.

Mar. 17, 2016

Spanish Wine Country Celebrates its Olive Oil

World-famous wine-producing region Rioja Alavesa swaps wine glasses for olive oil tastings at its Fifth Annual Olive Oil Festival

Mar. 7, 2016

New York Gala Benefits At-Risk Kids in Greece

The sold-out 'Blue Ball' was billed as a Venetian-style masquerade and casino night.

May. 4, 2015

Olive Oil Flows Through Expo2015 and Beyond

Olive oil will be on stage both inside the Expo area and in other locations which will welcome visitors with tastings, meetings and food tours.

Nov. 28, 2014

Two Sides of Cyprus Meet Halfway in the Name of Olive Oil

A festival will unite Greek and Turkish Cypriot olive oil producers to face future challenges together.

Feb. 24, 2014

Terres de l’Ebre Growers Celebrate Annual Olive Oil Fair

Despite one of their worst harvests in decades the producers of les Terres de l’Ebre threw a lively fair last weekend in Jesús.

Oct. 24, 2012

Cyprus Celebrates the Olive Tree

On the outskirts of Cyprus’ charming and historic village of Anogyra, Cypriots set aside one day each year to celebrate the olive tree.

Jul. 13, 2012

Flynn Brings Olive Oil Education to D.C. Festival

The UC Davis Olive Center attended the 46th Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington this month to talk with visitors about olive oil quality.

Jun. 9, 2012

Resurgence of a Centenary Tradition

When the people of Moreda de Álava say they are going to organise a party, you can be sure they’ll keep their word.

Feb. 22, 2012

Olive Oil Festival Continues Galician Tradition

Although a small player in the Spanish olive oil scene, every year a celebration of the little known history of olive oil in Galicia is held in the valley of Quiroga, Spain.