Olive Oil Events

 Technique Class @ Williams-Sonoma Stores Nationwide

Sunday August 10, 2014 
Time: Call your local store 
All Williams-Sonoma stores nationwide

From Williams-Sonoma.com: "We're highlighting our extensive collection of extra-virgin olive oils certified by the California Olive Oil Council by educating cooks and shoppers on the difference between olive oils, how to taste for quality, and how best to use these fresh, flavorful oils."

Visit Williams-Sonoma.com for more details and call your local store to register.  

Paso Robles Olive Festival

Saturday August 17, 2014 
Time: 10:00-5:00 PM 
Paso Robles Downtown Park, Paso Robles, CA
Free olive oil and olive product sampling, producers from all over California, culinary row serving great food, wine and beer tasting, open olive dish cooking contest, free olive oil ice cream. www.pasoolivefestival.com 

 Olive Oil 101 at All Things Olive

Friday August 29, 2014 (Reoccuring, last Friday of each month)
Time: 6:00-7:00 PM
All Things Olive
Union Market, Washington D.C.
Free - Register on Eventbrite

Ever wondered what makes one oil virgin and another extra virgin?  Join us at our shop in Union Market on the last Friday of each month for a free and informative hour on everything about olive oil.  The class also includes a 25% discount that evening on the shop's collection of California extra virgin olive oils.   

COOC Sensory Assessment Training for Potential Taste Panel Apprentices

Saturday Sept. 13, 2014 
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
COOC Office, 801 Camelia St. Suite D, Berkeley, CA 94710
This one-day seminar is a pre-requisite for becoming an apprentice to the COOC Taste Panel.  Led by Taste Panel leaders Nancy Ash and Arden Kremer, you will be guided through the basics of sensory assessment and participate in several aroma and tasting exercises. Selection to the Apprentice Program will be based upon your performance throughout this session. No previous tasting experience is required.   Those accepted into the COOC Apprentice Program will be required to attend additional mandatory training sessions (Note that certificates are not awarded for attending this one-day seminar -- see listing on Eventbrite for more info).

Register here on Eventbrite.


Opening Reception for Seka Hills Olive Mill and Tasting Room

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 
Time: 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Seka Hills Olive Mill, Country Road 78, Brooks, CA

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation invites you to a reception for the opening of the Seka Hills Tasting Room.