This tasting session is dedicated to the best extra virgin olive oils from Spain for this current 2017/2018 harvest. Spain is the largest producer of Olive Oil in the Mediterranean area but it is now also earning reputation for its high quality oils.
Every year the Spanish Agriculture Ministry arranges a competition for producers to become qualified as the best in the country. This competition is very prestigious and its methodology is very rigorous. The judges have a wealth of experience and knowledge tasting extra virgin olive oils.
This year the oils were awarded by category as follows:
Green fruitiness Joint first Almazaras de la Subbetica (Parque Oliva Serie Oro) and Finca la Torre (Seleccion Hojiblanca).
Green sweet Aceites Melgarejo (Composition)
Ripe fruitiness Casas de Hualdo (Arbequina)
If you love extra virgin olive oil and would like to taste and enjoy the winners of this year's competition in small company with other like minded enthusiasts, please come along!
This is a perfect opportunity to learn about olive oil tasting skills, how to assess quality and what attributes to look for from locals and experts in Olive Oils.
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26-32 Voltaire Road, London, UK
- Elena recently created the Spanish olive oil school to educate all those interested, chefs and foodies about the attributes of good Spanish olive oil. They run short but sweet tasting sessions helping all to discover the wonders of Spanish olive oil.