The course is held in accordance with the IOC and EU standards
Toscolano Maderno (Italy) from the 16th to the 21st of March (the week before VINITALY)-here the PICT!
6 days, 40 hours with the best International teachers, 60 Tastings, 5 Cultural Lunches, educational material, it will allowed you to have the Sensory Aptitude Certificate, issued after passing trials and aimed to the registration in the “Italian list of Technicians and Experts of Virgin and Extra Virgin Olive Oils”.
—International Master for Evoo Taster & Olive Experts Diploma
—Olive Oil Tasting Sensory Aptitude Certificate
Here the full program:
Olive & Oil( History, Legends, Mythology) – Psycho-physiology of Tasting- Evaluation of Defects and Positive Sensory Attributes – Legal Classification and Denomination of Olive Oils – Physiology of the Olive Tree (in the field) – Olive Growing- In the mill, Origin of the Flavor – minor Components and Antioxidants – Food Pairing- EVOO and health – Alternative Use of the Oil – Oils from around the World (presentation and tastings)-Chemical and Sensory characteristic in Overview of Cultivars – Chemical and Sensory characteristic in Italian One Veriety Oils –
The master will take place in a typical Italian country house, surrounded by a hectare of olive grove. The lessons will start at 9 am, at 1pm Buffet Lunch with local product of excellence, and from 2 to 4 pm lessons and tastings. Tuesday and Wednesday from 2pm to 6pm. Saturday morning there will be other tests and trials. At the end of the lessons we will discuss and share Participants experiences. Before the Cultural Dinners (at 8,30pm) you’ll have the time to rest, have some Yoga in the garden, have a massage or take a walk in the stunning neighborhood. During the dinners we will do more Oil-Food pairing with the best Oils .We will go to Vinitaly on Sunday, the 22nd, to meet oil producers !!! All the Master partecipants are invited…
Antonio Giuseppe Lauro – Agronomist, Olive Oil Consultant, Panel Leader and Journalist. Assessor of Extra Virgin Olive Oil since 1995 and International Panel Leader since 2003(in the Jury of: Prim’Olio, TerraOlivo, Olivinus, Premio Oleum Olivarum, Ercole Olivario, Extrascape, NYCOOC)
Barbara Alfei – Panel leader, coordinator of regional Panel of ASSAM-Marche, recognized by I.O.O.C. since 2001 and by the Ministry of Agriculture since 2004. Author of approx. 150 articles and 12 books in the olive culture sector. Organizer and President of the Scientific Committee of the National Exhibition of Monovarietal Oils, organized by ASSAM since 2004 and of the National Championship of olive tree pruning.
Marco Antonucci –Architect, Journalist, Assessor of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, coordinator of International Olive Oil Experts. Since many years has engaged in the international spread of the oil culture through seminars, courses, meetings, tutorials, articles and publications.
Unlike similar courses, we will really do what we promise We want to make the people learn, not to make them to go home and say what “they are ” ;-) !
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The Master Program is organized by O’Live & Italy. The Association’s purpose is the professional improvement and social and cultural development of its members. Its aim is the promotion of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Culture and the enhancement of the Garda Lake Region.
O’Live & Italy is a no-profit cultural association, you are invited to contribute to the expenses for the organization (teachers, educational material, accommodation, etc…)
- Contribute for the Master without accommodation 1150 euro
- Contribute for the Master with accommodation :you can ask us, we have special deal with nearby high quality b&b.
- Four Cultural dinners, from Monday to Thursday, 120 euro
- 6 days, 50 hours with the best International teachers, 60 Tastings, 5 Cultural Lunches, educational material*
* (memory card with all the contents of the Course, notebook with pen, t-shirt, Association’s card)