Olive Oil 101 Class

You are cordially invited to attend our Olive Oil 101 class! Experience olive oil and balsamic vinegar at its finest in the relaxed, welcoming atmosphere of our tasting room.

Our Olive Oil 101 classes are taught by Christina West. Christina is owner of The Olive Groove and a certified level 2 Sommelier awarded by the Olive Oil Times as well as an overall olive oil enthusiast committed to bringing the highest quality olive oils in the world to you.

The class focuses on understanding the differences between olive oils, how to choose a great olive oil, introductory olive oil chemistry, health benefits of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegar, and an extensive guided tasting tour.

We will indulge in a wide variety of olive oils and vinegar from California and around the world, sure to please the simplest and most sophisticated palates alike. Additionally, we will explore the health benefits, including the anti-inflammatory, cardiovascular, digestive, and antioxidant properties that our premium olive oils and balsamic vinegar offer. No previous olive oil or cooking knowledge necessary. Reservations required. Cost is $20 per person, which includes all of the above and a complimentary bottle of our extra virgin olive oil, and exclusive discounts on the night of the class.

Classes are scheduled at 6:00 Mon-Sunday eves through November.  Call to schedule yours now!

(Classes are held at 126 Mill Street, Grass Valley; we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a class)

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