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Melgarejo Producers Highlight Olive Oil Sensory Class in Davis

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I had the extreme pleasure of hearing from my friends (Andres & Blas) at the Melgarejo estate from Jaen Spain this weekend at the UCD Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Class.  Melgarejo has won the 2018 Mario Solinas Award for Intense Green Fruitiness in their 2017 Harvest Hojiblanca (available in our stores now).  This is one of the most coveted awards in the olive oil world.  Congratulations!

This course covered Olive oil fruit descriptors, chemistry, sensory methods and accessing quality in flavored olive oils.

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IOC International Symposium on Olive Oil and Prevention of Chronic Disease

The UC Davis Olive Center hosted the International Conference on Olive Oil and Prevention of Chronic Disease sponsored by the prestigious International Olive Council (IOC) from Madrid, Spain.  The event was located at The Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at UC Davis on January 17, 2018.This was a great opportunity to hear the [...]

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UC Davis Olive Center Celebrates 10 Years of Education

I had the pleasure of attending the UC Davis Olive Center 10 Year Anniversary Celebration at the Robert Mondavi Center Institute on January 16, 2018.  The Olive Center provide education and awareness for olive oil growers, millers, store owners, customers and researchers on the latest information in the rapidly growing Olive Oil Industry.The Olive Center is headed [...]

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