Learn how to properly taste olive oil and be able to feel its true taste and scents

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Begin by pouring one tablespoon of olive oil in a small glass (preferably with a rounded bottom base). Embrace the glass with your palm to warm the olive oil. Cover the top of the glass with your other hand and swirl softly to release the aromas.

Phase 1

Bring the glass to your nose and smell the olive oil. Observe the aromas.

Phase 2

Then take a generous sip and allow it to sit in the entire oral area without swallowing. During this step place your tongue on the back of your upper teeth and inhale in order to release the aromas of the olive oil.

Phase 3

a woman tasting extra virgin olive oil from a glass

Finally, swallow the olive oiland observe the flavours you have tasted.

Phase 4