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Mar. 7, 2017

Spanish Bottlers Advised to Demand Taste Tests

Spanish bottling companies have been advised to request taste panel results along with the chemical analyses to ensure their products comply with standards.

Nov. 2, 2016

Ayvalik’s Olive Oil Prodigy

Tasting olive oil makes Suzan Kantarci Savas happy. Such joy will serve her well in New York this April when she returns with her colleagues to taste over 900 samples in the world's largest olive oil competition.

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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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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Feb. 6, 2014

Olive Oil Immersion Course Comes to New York City

The National Organization of Olive Oil Tasters (ONAOO), will be hosting a five-day tasting course at Del Posto in New York next month.

Jan. 13, 2014

On the Rise: Olive Oil Tastings in the U.K.

Thanks to cookery shows, the web, and the availability of quality olive oil, Britons now want to comprehend the magic behind the product.

Nov. 21, 2013

'New Olive Oil Days' in Vodnjan, Croatia

During the three days visitors tasted new extra virgin olive oils, attended lectures and enjoyed top-quality gastronomy delights.

Nov. 12, 2013

International Olive Oil School Opens its Virtual Doors

The International Olive Oil School (IOOS) offers online courses on topics of olive oil quality, health and usage.

Apr. 18, 2013

An Olive Oil Tasting at Fairway Market

Steve Jenkins is the cheesemonger and master merchant for Fairway Market, but he refers to himself as a “student of olive oil.”

Feb. 27, 2013

The Right Glass

Professional olive oil tasters need to follow precise rules, and the use of the right tools. The famous cobalt blue tasting glass is one of them.

Nov. 14, 2012

International Olive Oil Tasting Seminar Coming to Kalamata

Participants will examine the characteristics of different olive varieties, and evaluate techniques used in Italy, Spain and the U.S.

Jun. 14, 2012

Slow Food Organizes a 'People's Choice' Contest for Olive Oil

For the seventh year, a Slow Food initiative to lets people discover the best Italian extra virgin olive oils by being professional tasters for one night.

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