Commonwealth National Podcast

The New American Olive Oil: A Guided Tasting (12/7/09)

Fran Gage, Author, The New American Olive Oil
Roberta Klugman, Board Member, California Olive Oil Council – Moderator

Gage leads us through a discussion and tasting of this most Mediterranean of fruits, showcasing four California olive oils with samples fresh from this year’s harvest. Learn the how-to’s of olive oil tasting, what defines “extra virgin,” the amazing differences between olive varieties and the range of certified California olive oil readily available. Gage will also share a few notes on cooking with olive oil.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on December 7, 2009.

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