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May. 23, 2024

First OlivitalyMed Festival Hailed as Success in Cilento

The event, which spotlighted extra virgin olive oil in Campania and Italy, also hosted conferences on cooking, health, tourism and science.

Mar. 13, 2024

The Rise of Cycling in Italian Olive Groves

In Umbria and Lazio, farms and sport groups organize bike tours in the olive groves, allowing visitors to enjoy the scenery and taste local olive products.

Sep. 11, 2023

Award-Winning EVOO, Local Cuisine Delight the Senses on Hvar

Eva Marija Čurin challenged guests at a dinner to decide which extra virgin olive oils paired best with local dishes.

Aug. 24, 2023

Cultural Events in Southern Italy Combine Music, Nature and Olive Oil

The warm Italian summer nights are being brightened by events that combine extra virgin olive oil with artistic and cultural expressions.

Oct. 25, 2022

The Flavors of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Countless factors influence the flavors in extra virgin olive oils. Understanding the basics can lead to satisfying results.

Oct. 24, 2022

Researchers in Spain Investigate Positive Organoleptic Attributes of EVOO

A study identifies new methods to better understand the "green fruity" and "ripe fruity" organoleptic profiles of extra virgin olive oil.

Feb. 16, 2021

Olive Oil Times Launches Distance Education Portal

Pre-recorded video lessons and live, interactive workshops cover topics ranging from olive cultivation and oil production to tasting, nutrition and health.

Feb. 6, 2021

A Pioneering Blind Sensory Panel in Tunisia

A group of young blind Tunisians seeks certification of its tasting panel program.

Dec. 20, 2019

Olive Council Validates Red Tasting Glass

The International Olive Council validated a new red garnet glass for olive oil tasting

Apr. 3, 2019

Facial Recognition May Complement Taste Tests

Researchers are developing facial recognition software with the aim to enhance the accuracy of panel testing.

Nov. 5, 2018

New Olive Oil Consumer's Guide in Holland

Wilma van Grinsven-Padberg wants to make consumers as enthusiastic about olive oil as she is.

Apr. 12, 2018

Row in Spain Over Tasting Panels Heats Up

Two sides of the Spanish olive oil sector want the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment to decide the future of tasting panels.

Feb. 12, 2018

Sixth 'ExtraLucca' Presents Some of Italy's Best

The Ducal Palace of Lucca will host a two-day exposition of select Italian extra virgin olive oils.

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Feb. 1, 2016

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher Agustí Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.

Jul. 7, 2015

Workshop to Improve Olive Oil Tasting Skills

Two of the world's most experienced olive oil tasters, Paul Vossen and Richard Gawel, have organized a one-day workshop to take olive oil tasters to the next level.

Feb. 18, 2015

UC Davis Olive Center Plans Two-Part Sensory Evaluation Course for Spring

The UC Davis Olive Center will conduct its sensory evaluation course this June at the Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theater.

Jan. 13, 2015

In Land of Milk and Honey, Distaste for Bitter and Pungent EVOO

Consumers at a trade fair in Zurich disliked the bitter and pungent taste of high quality EVOOs.

Nov. 28, 2014

Two Courses in Verona for Aspiring Olive Oil Experts

Two olive oil courses in Verona next March will coincide with the international wine competition and exposition Vinitaly.

Nov. 22, 2014

Tasting School of Valencia Promotes Olive Oil Excellence

The Escuela Valenciana de Cata hosted the latest in its series of educational programs on producing, using and sharing extra virgin olive oil.

May. 22, 2014

Trade Group Offers Olive Oil Tasting Seminar

Extra Virgin Alliance is holding a tasting seminar for buyers and culinary professionals just before the Fancy Food Show in New York.

May. 7, 2014

Olive Oil Course Spans the Journey from Tree to Table

A new course from the International Olive Oil School will lead participants through the basics of olive oil tasting and food pairing techniques.

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