Spanish Olive Oil Tasting

Wednesday Mar 29, 2017

1701 Fourth Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102-4508

Phone: 246-2261
Website: Click to Visit




National Hispanic Cultural Center

Alfonso J. Fernández López and Alberto Moya Carraffa teach how to appreciate the different flavors and textures of olive oil. Reservation recommended.

Olive oil is a key ingredient of Spanish cuisine. This olive oil tasting workshop, organized by Instituto Cervantes and the National Hispanic Cultural Center and facilitated by Spanish specialists Alfonso J. Fernández López and Alberto Moya Carraffa, will give you the knowledge to appreciate its different flavors and textures.

Alfonso J. Fernández López works in the olive oil business; his family has been involved in olive oil production and cultivation for 5 generations. Living in Andalucia, the largest production area worldwide, Alfonso has been teaching sales teams and giving seminars promoting olive oil from Spain through TV, radio, and written publications, in addition to reaching out to chefs from China to Canada, the USA, France, Korea, and elsewhere.

Spanish chef Alberto Moya Carraffa is the owner of the restaurant El Bogavante de Almirante in Madrid. He has won several cooking awards, and has taught olive oil, wine, cheese, and meat tasting classes.

Space is limited for this educational and fun workshop; please RSVP by March 24 to or 505-724-4777. Don’t miss it!