New Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes tasting program dates - Melbourne (July 2013) and New York (August 2013) registrations open! Click here for more information...
London Savantes Olive Oil Tasting Programme
6th - 8th March 2013 - The Room with a View, The Barkers Building, 63-97 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5SE
Taste the World’s Leading Olive Oils and Discuss Markets, Health Benefits, Culinary Uses and Quality Standards
In the food precinct in Kensington High Street which includes Whole Foods Market, Shabu Shabu, The Tapas Bar, Saf and many other restaurants.
Excellent Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh Food, Valuable Knowledge and Good Company makes Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes More than Tasting. For more information about the Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes tasting programme, visit www.savantes.com/london.
- Taste the wide range of styles and flavour of extra virgin olive oils from many regions around the world
- Taste current international award winners from the northern and southern hemispheres
- Practice your blending skill
Savantes New York Affirms Commitment to Quality
Six days of intensive olive oil tasting and discussion of every aspect of the marketplace at the inaugural Savantes programme in New York will bring long-term benefits to American and Canadian consumers, and to the olive oil trade.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes has as its main aim to promote excellence in the production and use of extra virgin olive oil worldwide. This is achieved by sharing knowledge through tasting excellent extra virgin olive oils and openly discussing their use and trade. Participants get the benefit of tasting a wide range of styles and flavours and suppliers of the oils receive exposure for their products.
Savantes Takes Leading Extra Virgin Olive Oils to Manhattan, New York
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes - New York, USA
August 21 - 23, 2013
Following Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes tasting programmes held in New York in 2012 and February 2013, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes returns to New York bringing extra virgin olive oils judged to be the best in the world for tasting from August 21 - 23, 2013.
Founded in 2001, Savantes is an independent organisation which promotes excellence in the evaluation of extra virgin olive oils and their culinary use. The three-day programme highlights the unique tastes of olive oils from all regions around the world. Sessions also discuss the current market conditions and health benefits of extra virgin olive oil.
Savantes Recognises Individual Olive Oil Tasting Skills
Tasting the World’s Leading Olive Oils
Melbourne, 25th - 27th March 2012
International Olive Oil Savantes is one of the few organisations that reward individuals for demonstrating their expertise in tasting olive oils. The award of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savante and Membership of the Savantes Register is bestowed on programme participants who achieve the required score in the ‘Testing Your Skill as a Taster’ session on the third day of the current programme.
The session involves identifying different styles of olive oils, detecting defects, naming the countries that produce oils tasted and identifying oils, amongst a set of oils, that are produced or sold by the participant.