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Jan 12, 2017

2017 BICI&BEVI Yolo Olive Oil and Wine Ride Presented by HOT ITALIAN and BONDOLIO

June 3, 2017

Join HOT ITALIAN and BONDOLIO for a benefit ride to explore olive oil, wine, and pizza in Yolo County! Registration includes olive oil 101 and tasting at UC Davis RMI; tour, tasting, and lunch at Bondolio; and a bottle of premium extra virgin olive oil donated by Yolo Press.

Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil Part I

June 26/27, 2017

The essential sensory course for the professional buyer, importer, category manager, producer, or anyone who wants to gain expertise in evaluating olive oil. Sensory, culinary, chemistry and policy experts guide you through a unique tasting and educational odyssey. The lessons are useful for tasters at any level of experience.


Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil Part II

June 28/29, 2017

Pre-requisite: Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil I or similar course. Attendees receive the Olive Oil Defects Wheel, a booklet with presentations, and a flash drive with presentations and supplemental materials.


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Master Milling Certificate Course

September 28-October 1, 2017

The Master Milling Certificate Course has helped hundreds of olive oil processors produce better oil more efficiently. The course will be led by Leandro Ravetti, among the world’s top experts in olive oil processing, growing, and standards.




UC Davis Olive Center

The UC Davis Olive Center is a self-funded university/industry coalition that seeks to do for olives what UC Davis did for wine.

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