Archive for the 'Event-Festival' Category

11 Oct

Piquancy wins one South African’s olive oil an award

By Ben Maclennan, “A fresh but rich, rounded aroma, full of nuances of fresh salad leaves and nuts,” “The nuttiness is carried through to the palate with an appealingly rich mouth feel… the gentle bitterness and piquancy linger on, leaving a very pleasant aftertaste.” the judges said. These were the qualities that won the laurels […]

20 Sep

Australian extra virgin olive oils will compete at the National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards next month.

The awards, now in their twelfth year, will be chaired by Richard Gawel, research scientist at the Australian Wine Research Institute, along with more than 20 accredited judges on October 3 and 4. “As always, it is a great privilege to assist the capable judges in their task of searching out and rewarding the best […]

04 Sep

Meknes to host 3rd Mediterranean Days of Olive Tree in October

The 3rd “Mediterranean Days of Olive Tree” will take place on October 27-29 in Meknes (14km east of Rabat) under the theme “Challenges of Olive Oil Production: variety, quality, Label, registered designation of origin and Marketing.” Initiated by the Olive Tree Agropolis and the National School of Agriculture of Meknès in partnership with the International […]

01 Sep

Join the judges at the Sydney Royal Olive Oil Competition

The Daily Telegraph is giving one lucky reader the exclusive opportunity to join the judging process at the Sydney Royal Olive Oil Competition on Monday 8th September 2008. Closed to the public, this is a special opportunity to experience the best of the best in Australian Olive Oil production and learn what goes into making […]

31 Aug

14th Olive stone spitting competition in Cieza, Murcia

By h.b. Organisers say that 25,000 people attended the annual Olive Stone launching competition on the Paseo in Cieza, Murcia on Saturday. 285 people competed in this, the fourteenth edition of the spitting competition. The so-called Hueso de Oro, went to a local PP councillor, Teodoro García Egea, whose 18.76 metres is the fourth longest […]