Price: $ 350.00
The North American Sommelier Association (NASA) is proud to present the very first “Master of Olive Oil” certification. The course is inspired by the hugely successful Italian Sommelier Association's (ISA) curricula, and is taught by Silver-Pin Sommelier Stacie Hunt, a certified Italian ISA “Sommelier of Olive Oil.”
Participants who complete the course and pass the exam will be awarded a certificate issued by NASA and recognized in the USA and Canada. The Italian Sommelier Association (ISA) was founded in 1965 and is the foremost authority in wine education and Sommelier services counting 39,000 members and the most successfully established curriculum in the globe. In addition to wine, thanks to the millennial heritage of oil Italy possesses, the ISA also certifies professionals in the art and technique of olive oil and professional olive oil tasting.
This course includes 3 evenings (2.5 hours each) of instruction, plus an exam. The course will cover production techniques, olive oil tasting techniques and the main varieties of olive oils. Extra virgin olive oils from across the world (Italy, Spain, Greek, North Africa, USA and Australia) will be tasted, and one evening will be spent delving into the regional olive oils from Italy, some of the most commercially important and best on the planet.