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Growing and processing olives and olive oil...

Information about planning, planting, pruning, picking and processing olives and olive oil!

Melbourne Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes

21st to 23rd November 2018 - Tasting the world's best extra virgin olive oils!

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, Madrid, Spain

5th - 7th September, 2018 - Tasting the world's best extra virgin olive oils!


The Savantes New York programme has returned to its original date in March for 2018.

The move gives participants the opportunity to taste the freshest extra virgin olive oil from the Northern Hemisphere harvesting campaigns.

The format of the three-day programme has also been adjusted with all the presentations being completed in two days with the third day now devoted to the Savantes Review and Recognition, incorporating the skills test.

There is something important for everyone involved in the olive oil industry at The Olive Oil Conference to be held in Rosemont near Chicago starting on 18th July.

For tasters, buyers, traders, retailers and consumers there are sessions on practical tasting to increase sales, get to know oils from different regions and get the best value for your money. Presented by Simon Field, founder of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, Hayley Stevens, North American Tasting Championship 2015 and Eryn Balch, Executive Vice President of the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) these presentations will enhance your confidence.

Everyone will be able to test their tasting skill in the North American Taster’s Challenge and possibly be recognised as the Champion, a member of The Register of Savantes or an Associate Savante.

For producers and all involved in the supply chain the session on Megatrends by leading Spanish producer Rafael Muela of Mueloliva will help plan for the future.

Publicists, salespeople, promoters and everyone else will learn from Patty Lamberti when she talks about using New and Digital Media to get your message into the public domain.