Mr Fermín Rodríguez, an Olive Oil Master Taster, as well as the owner of Aceites Vizcántar, was conducting an olive oil tasting class.

💡 Our partner Aceites Vizcántar produces medium intensity green-fruity extra virgin olive oil with wonderful floral and fragrance notes. Children will love it because it is selected by children as best extra virgin olive oil in a competition with the judging panel made up of only children.

Priego de Córdoba is a town located in Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain. It is a very beautiful and lovely place to visit. We love wondering around the winding streets where flowers pots are hanging on the white walls. It is a relatively unbeaten track to most international travellers.

Street of Priego de Córdoba.

Unknown to most people, this town has produced more than 600 national and international olive oil award-winners and notably, the first award received by an olive mill in Priego de Córdoba could be traced back to 1912.

Señorío de Vizcántar extra virgin olive oil is one such award-winner. Furthermore, its olive oil is certified by the Protected Designation of Origin of Priego de Córdoba, which is the seal of quality for its Quality & Origin.

Our Visit

In January 2015, we visited Priego de Córdoba and Vizcántar’s olive groves and its milling & storage facilities.

We have also attended an olive oil tasting workshop conducted by Mr Fermín Rodríguez, the owner of Vizcántar, an olive oil Master Taster himself, and a National Champion of Spain in 2016. During the workshop, we are introduced to the complex world of authentic extra virgin olive oil.

Small Farm, Family Business

Aceites Vizcántar started its family-run business in 1946. It has since passed on to the 3rd generations where the art of growing the olives and producing extra virgin olive oil becoming more polish and systematic.

Señorío de Vizcántar Special Selection: Only green and reddish-purple olives are collected early in the harvesting season to produce this signature olive oil – it is very aromatic & fruity with initial herbal notes that evolved into floral finished.

Señorío de Vizcántar Normal: This extra virgin olive oil is made from mid harvest olives. You can expect ripe fruity notes with medium intensity. It is heat-stable and excellent for frying, sauteing, and baking. The smoke point is around 210oC.

BAG-IN-BOX: This is Señorío de Vizcántar Normal in the bag-in-box packaging. Bag-In-Box preserves the quality and extends the shelf life of olive oil as it protects the olive oil from exposure to air and in-contact with light. It also prevents oxygen from coming into contact with the olive oil in the container. The 5L Bag-In-Box is approximately A5 paper size.

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