Olive Oil Events


Advanced Olive Milling Seminar

Thursday and Friday, August 18-19, 2016
Institute for Food and Agriculture, Fresno State University
$225, visit olivemillers.org to register

The Institute for Food and Agriculture at Fresno State will host a two-day seminar for olive millers at the Jordan Agricultural Research Center. This advanced program will bring together olive millers from across California to explore challenges, exchange ideas and share best practices. Master millers, production managers and mill operators of all levels are encouraged to attend. At least one season of milling experience is recommended. Expert-led sessions, panels, demonstrations and group discussions including:

• Fruit care & harvest management
• Milling temperature controls
• Milling effects on flavor profiles & defect development
• Filtration, racking, hygiene & storage
• Variety-specific challenges in California
• Mill cleaning & maintenance standards
• Tastings & sensory evaluation

For more information and to register visit www.olivemillers.org


Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill / Black Label Wine Release & Music Festival

Saturday, July 30, 2016
11 am
Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill, 5625 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville, CA 95451 (Lake County)
$15 (Free to new and current club members)

Join Chacewater at their facility in Lake County for the special release of their exclusive black label wines, and enjoy a musical lineup featuring: Jones & Fischer, Paige Anderson & The Fearless Kin, Twice as Good and a special appearance by Tony Neves. Proceeds from the event will help fund Lake Family Resource Center and LakeCountyRising.org. Special hot air balloon flights will be available starting at 6 am to raise funds for Valley Fire victims.  For more information, including accommodations, visit chacewaterwine.com or call (707) 279-2995.


Macala Orchards’ Evening Orchard Market

Saturday, August 13, 2016
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Villa Macala (Riverside County)
Free with registration

Visit the Macala orchards on the beautiful 20 acres of Villa Macala! They will have FREE samples of all Macala Products and you can PRE-ORDER their 2016 harvest Olio Nuovo. There will be special tastings of prepared food using their farm products products. Enjoy a slice of pizza from their wood burning pizza oven prepared by Chef Gino. Golf cart/ Polaris tours of olive, pomegranate and guava orchards will be given. Enjoy live Music / Sing-A-Long! This event is by invitation only, therefore you must REGISTER on Eventbrite to attend! Visit Macala’s Facebook Event and click on “Tickets Available”. There is NO COST to attend!

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1772939932950671/