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Olive Oil Connoisseur

an expert judge in matters of taste

an advanced level course for olive oil professionals according to I.O.C. norms and international standards

13th – 16th MAY 2019 – Pienza (SI) 

COURSE CONFIRMED

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

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Lessons in classrooms conducted in English by qualified teachers and panel leaders recognized by the I.O.C. , tasting sessions of olive oils and wines guided by professional olive oil tasters and wine sommeliers, perception olfactory tests for the comprehension of the different intensities (trial sessions for Physiological Aptitude Certificate for Olive Oil Tasting), a wonderful tour to discover spring landscapes and culinary excellences of Tuscany: these are only some of the ingredients of this olive oil, food and wine experience.

A special attention is dedicated to the marketing, oriented to the difference between countries and customs in the different markets and with a focus to the ways to turn costs into profit opportunities.

Theoretical & Practical lessons:

  • Sensorial analysis: innovative techniques to stimulate memory of organoleptic sensations to recognize smells, flavors, sensations, positive and negative attributes;
  • Olive oil extraction systems and techniques: secrets for product diversification and quality improvement;
  • Blending, bottling, labbeling and packaging: ethic and aesthetic for different markets;
  • Strategies and techinques to emphasize aromas, flavors and sensations for differentiation in olive oil usage in the kitchen, on the table and in the food industry.
  • The diverse “qualities” of olive oil: skills and tools for an informed selection and purchase of the product;
  • Olive Oil Marketing: promotional activities, strategies and incentives for commercial development;
  • Olive oil Chart for restaurants and retailers: communication techniques and strategies to guide consumers in choosing the “right” oil for each dish;
  • Guided Tasting sessions with more than 50 oils from different international origins and practical exercises
  • The various profile sheets and their uses (food industry classification, specialist classification, competitions)
  • Recognition of the positive and negative attributes.

Diploma e Certification

•Olive Oil Connoisseur Diploma (issued to all participants)
•Physiological Aptitude Certificate for Olive Oil Tasting- released after the participant has passed the selective four tests- (A certificate of fundamental importance to be part of a olive oil tasting panel)
All participants can register or update the registration in their respective sectors in the International Olive Oil Experts Registry: (Olive Oil Sommelier, Tasters, Panel Leader, Instructor, Master of the Mill)

Lectures

Highly qualified instructors and panel leaders recognized by the I.O.C. will conduct the course in English.

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For more information, please contact:

ph. +39 0521 184 15 31 – fax +39 0521 148 0029 – mob. +39 346 541 9847 – +39 347 49 13 924

E-mail: info@oliveoilacademy.org

 

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Master of the mill

Training course in olive oil processing and mill management

Institute of Research for Olives and Olive Oil Industry – Spoleto (PG) – Italy

2 – 3 – 4 – November 2015

A course for processing plant operators, technicians and those involved in blending, packaging and marketing of olive oil.

img_1141Course objective is to introduce innovative extraction techniques for olive oil quality improvement, also to diversified the production to increase sensorial features and nutritional properties, according to the different requirements of different markets.

A Master of the Mill must be familiar not only with the technical aspects of extraction to improve the olive oil quality, but also blending, packaging and the legal implications of labelling, but also with the guidelines that govern marketing strategies and business communication to promote the olive oil in the international market

A technical course of three days, with guided tours and practical tests and tasting in one of the most technologic mills operating and one of the most reputable companies of bottling of olive oil, internationally recognized.

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9th Armonia International Olive Oil Competition – Awards Ceremonies

The Awards Ceremonies of 9th International Olive Oil Competition Armonia were held with a large audience of insiders at Castillo de Segura de la Sierra in Jaen – Spain on May 13th and at Auditorium UNICEF of Via Palestro in Rome.

IMG_7961Good results for Italian and Spanish oils too that have won many prize and rewards.

Surprises by Southern Hemisphere with an Australian Evoo, Lowanna’s Paddock of Homeleigh Growe, who took the 2nd place in the Category Delicate.

For the first time an Israelian olive oil has taken the Grand Mention. It’s Halutza Piqual in the Category Delicate Fruity.

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Packaging Results

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9th International Olive Oil Competition – ARMONIA

9th International  Olive Oil Competition – ARMONIA

IRVEA Trophy

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Enrollment NOW open for Northern Hemisphere

Iscrizioni aperte per l’Emisfero Nord

Inscripciónes abiertas para Hemisferio Norte

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After the success of the A.NZ.SA. Awards 2014 we are now recollecting the enrollment for the Northern Hemisphere to award IRVEA Trophy 2015.

For international producers of high-quality extra-virgin olive oil, with the goal of promoting the awareness and knowledge of extra-virgin olive oil through the harmonization of flavor in food-oil pairings in gourmet cooking schools and restaurants internationally

pdficoScarica il programma e il modulo di iscrizione

Download rules and application form- English 

Descarga reglamento y los modulos de partecipaciòn -  Español

LAST DAYS! - ULTIMI GIORNI - ULTIMOS DIAS

For any clarifications or requests for further information
Secretary of the International Olive Oil Contest “ARMONIA” IRVEA Trophy
via Nursina 2, – 06049 – SPOLETO (PG) Italy,
Ph. + 39 0521 184 1531
Mob. +39 338 53 94 663 – Fax +39 0743 778608
Skype: internationaleoliveoilagency
e-mail:info@oliveoilagency.org

 

Autumn Food Experience in Italy

Olive Oil Sommelier & Food Experience in Tuscany

COURSE CONFIRMED

13-17 October 2014Armonie in Cucina - Australia

Immerse yourself in the flavours, scents and beauty the magnificent Val d’Orcia in the heart of Tuscany.

A 5day professional training course to study and improve your knowledge and appreciation of olive oil, gastronomy and wine, with degustations and cooking demonstrations, these are the ingredients of our comprehensive course for the aspiring Professional Olive Oil Sommelier.

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Contacts IRVEA South Hemisphere:

Mob. +61 403 872493  

E-mail info@irvea.org