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Jul. 10, 2013

In France, A 'High School of Olive Oil Tasting'

Fabienne Roux created a school for olive oil tasting in France, where she trains chefs and others in olive oil's finer points.

Apr. 16, 2012

Born to Promote Andalusian Gastronomy and Tourism

The Andalusian Academy of Gastronomy and Tourism brings together those who have worked for the quality and promotion of food, and its relationship to tourism.

Feb. 24, 2012

Extrascape: Great Olive Oil Begins with a Landscape

Extrascape is a new international competition which awards both extra virgin olive oils and the landscapes from which they were born.

Apr. 28, 2011

Rise in Tourism Forces Upgrades in Greek Olive Oil Mills

Olive oil producers in Messinia are being forced to change to two-phase production systems and to stop disposing organic matter along the region's famous coastline.

Apr. 21, 2011

In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of Magic

Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”

Mar. 7, 2011

It's Life on the Farm in Italy, For a Week

The agriturismi offer a very personal introduction to rural living in Italy, allowing you to experience the process of growing food and a fundamental way of life.

Feb. 7, 2011

Promoting (Real) Greek Food to Culinary Tourists

Industry experts, journalists, and chefs from around the world gathered in Athens to discuss the importance of food and gastronomy in Greek tourism.

Jan. 25, 2011

Sonoma Valley Olive Season

After the flood of tourists have retreated to their routines and the oenophiles have returned to their wine cellars, a new type of visitor is making a trip to Sonoma during the winter and exploring its burgeoning olive oil industry.

Nov. 18, 2010

Not Your "Run of the Mill" Olive Oil Tour

Lara Camozzo tours the midieval birthplace of a famous conspiracy and gets an estate producer's take on modern-day collusion in the Italian olive oil industry.