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Understanding Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Spain & Busting Some Nutrition Myths
Understanding Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Spain & Busting Some Nutrition Myths

Tue, 13 Jun



Understanding Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Spain & Busting Some Nutrition Myths

Come learn about Spanish olive oil, bust some nutrition myths, and then enjoy an olive oil tasting!

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Time & Location

13 Jun 2023, 11:30 – 13:00

Valencia, C. Marqués de Zenete 23 apt 2, 46007 Valencia, Spain


About The Event

The Essentials For Understanding Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Spain - Susan Hoover, Olive Oil Curator 

Let’s Bust More Nutrition Myths! -  Burke March, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Bonus: We'll taste EVOO from the 2021-2023 seasons!

Date and time: Tuesday June 13, 11:30 - 13:00

 COORDINATORS: Susan Hoover: (661 636 910), and Susan March (651 85 84 63) 

Meeting location: Marqués de Zenete 23, apt 2

Who can attend:  Members, Partners/spouses (12 people max)

Curious to try some of the best EVOOs around Valencia? This is a look back at the 2021-2022-2023 season of oils (approximately 4 different oils, tasted with a bit of bread). First we’ll look at the general olive oil situation in Spain, clarify the basics of olive oil classifications, learn how to buy the best EVOO and answer any questions you may have. Then we will enjoy Susan M’s contribution, and have the olive oil tasting.

Susan Hoover is an olive oil curator. She is a certified tester, and serves on several juries for local  EVOO competitions. She also teaches tasting and pairing for international students.

Susan March is a registered dietitian, nutritionist, and a country representative to Spain for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Some nutrition myths are benign, and some are downright dangerous! Certainly the Internet and social media contribute to misinformation and “theories” that abound. Let’s examine some deceptive nutrition myths and the truths behind them. Maybe you’ve got your own pet myth? After signing up, feel free to email me in advance of the presentation and I’ll add yours to the list of topics to discuss.

Cost: €5 per person, payable at the event.  

CANCELLATIONS:  If you find that you must cancel, please email If you cancel  for any reason and we cannot replace you from a waitlist, you will be charged the full cost. Thank you for understanding.

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