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March 2017

Olive Oil Tasting Event at the Carmichael Library

March 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Here is another wonderful opportunity for you to learn about Extra Virgin Olive Oil and it's FREE!  Come and learn how to purchase, store and taste EVOO.  I have been tasting and evaluating oils on a Sensory Panel for 5 years and I, also, judge olive oils in local and international EVOO competitions.  At 6:00 in the evening of the 14th of March at the Carmichael Library, I will give a talk to try to clear up all the misinformation…

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California State Fair Olive Oil Competition

March 22, 2017

I have been invited to be an alternate judge at the California State Fair Olive Oil Competition.

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April 2017

Honey Tasting Panel

April 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

I'm trying out for the Honey Tasting Panel at UC Davis.  I don't have any experience in this field.  I'll have to rely on my taste buds alone without any instruction on what is involved with honey tasting.  I did the same when I tried out for the UC Davis Olive Oil Sensory Panel.  Although, I did take some classes on olive oil tasting before I tried out for the panel.  It is basically a test to see if you…

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May 2017

Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition

May 10, 2017

I will be judging Olive Oils at the Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition.

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September 2017

International Food Blogger Conference

September 28, 2017 - October 1, 2017

On September 28th through October 1st, I will be attending the International Food Blogger Conference.  It is held here in Sacramento which is wonderful.  I missed it last year because I was helping with the Olive Oil classes that were being held at UC Davis.  This year, I'm excited to experience it.  I'm hoping to meet a few local bloggers that I follow.  I will be sure to report back on what I learned.

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