MACA – Year-long Program to Keep Your Olive Oil Tasting Skills Up-To-Date


Keep your olive oil tasting skills at a proper level the whole year round.


Each student will receive by mail 5 samples of oil every month.

These will be samples of authentic virgin olive oil and each sample will be accompanied by a written explanation of its organoleptic (taste) profile.

Also included are sensory sheets and IOC (International Olive Council) tasting sheets to be filled out by the student.

Students will receive a total of 12 parcels per year, and each parcel will include 5 samples, hence there will be a total of 60 samples of referenced oils for taste analysis.

Each sample will contain 100ml.

Students may request specific types of oil samples in accord with their personal interests but this must be authorized by the program administrators.

After properly registering for the program, the student will be sent the following materials at the address indicated on the registration form:

6 official tasting cups, properly verified by the Olive Oil School of Spain.

6 tasting cup watch glasses.

Measuring device to control the proper dose of 30ml to be introduced into the tasting cup.

*Students will be granted a one hour Skype meeting per trimester to resolve any questions and/or get up to date on any issue related to tasting virgin olive oil.

Transportation costs are for Spain Portugal. For other destinations, consult specific conditions.

This program is available exclusively to those who have completed courses at the Olive Oil School of Spain.


10% discount for those students enrolled in one of our in-house degrees: Olive Oil Sommelier, Advanced Olive Oil Sommelier, or Master Olive Oil Consultant. 

To receive the discount, use the following code at the end of the payment process: CTO

Form of payment for the year-long MACA tasting program

Choose one option:

Pay in one lump sum: 840€ + VAT

12 payments or monthly payments: 95€ + VAT

With this option payments will be transmitted via direct bank debit starting with the second payment.

Additional information


Yearly payment (70€/month), Monthly payment (95€/month)


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