Author(s): Charles Quest-Ritson
This work presents a visual guide on all aspects of olives and olive oil, from how olives are grown and the oil is extracted, to where the best producers are. Tips on buying, tasting and storing will give you the confidence to select and savour olives from around the world.
"Highlighting the most important oil-producing countries and companies, it gives buying and storing tips, and comprehensive tasting notes" Olive 01/07/06 "There is still much to learn about olive oil and Eyewitness Companion to Olive Oil seeks to rectify this by providing an unrivalled world survey on one of nature's most healthy and delicious fruits, and is the first truly comprehensive guide to the world's olive industry." Spanish Magazine July 2006
Charles Quest-Ritson is an internationally acclaimed writer and translator. He is the first Englishman to qualify as an olive oil taster in accordance with European Union standards at the Italian National Organisation for Olive Oil Tasters (ONAOO) in Liguria.