Archive for the 'Event-Festival' Category

17 Aug

Annual Paso Robles Olive Festival returns on Saturday, August 23, 2008

Paso Robles Main Street Association presents the 5th Annual Paso Robles Olive Festival Saturday, August 23, 2008 11am – 4pm Downtown Paso Robles City Park Free Olive Oil and Olive product sampling Producers from all over California Olive Oil Tasting lead by the California Olive Oil Council Culinary Row serving great food Wine & Beer […]

17 Aug

Dwarda Ridge top of West Australian olive table

Dwarda Ridge Estate of Boddington won the Best WA Table Olive and Don Vica Pty Ltd of Fremantle won the Best of Show in the 2008 West Australian Olive Council (WAOC) Table Olive Competition. Commenting at an awards function yesterday at Edgecombe Brothers Winery, Henley Brook, chief Judge and chair of the judging panel, Professor […]

28 Jul

4th extraordinary session of the Council of Members of the International Olive Council

The Council of Members of the International Olive Council held its 14th extraordinary session at its headquarters in Madrid from 8 to 11 July 2008. Discussions were chaired by Israel. The first day of the session focused on the future action of this intergovernmental organisation. A Discussion Group met to determine the special-interest topics and […]

14 Jul

A Thousand Wrestlers and Two Tons of Olive Oil

Every summer for the last 650 years, Turkish men have gathered to see who was the strongest, fastest and slickest of them all. It’s called Kirkpinar, and it’s the biggest oil wrestling competition in the world. The well-muscled men face off in the middle of a grassy field, as a crowd of thousands looks on […]

17 Jun

Organic Olive Growing: Biol Prize at the Ifoam Congress

Which is the best 2008 organic olive oil in the world, where does it come from, who produced the best blended and which extra virgin olive oil presented the best label and packaging? The most important rewards in the world for organic olive growing – Biol Prize, Biolblended and BiolPack – will will be handed […]