A previous Riogordo olive oil tasting event in English.
A chance to learn about the Axarquía's olive oil in English

A chance to learn about the Axarquía's olive oil in English

Riogordo town hall is organising a tour of the town's mill as well as a tasting and a visit to some of the oldest trees

Jennie Rhodes

Friday, 24 January 2020, 12:05


The annual La Molina de Riogordo in English olive oil day will be taking place on Saturday 1 February. The event is now in its third year and provides English speakers with the opportunity to learn about one of the Axarquía's most important products.

  • Details

  • When. Saturday 1 February, 10.30am onwards.

  • Where. Agro-olivarero olive oil cooperative, Paraje El Campillo, A356, Riogordo.

  • More information.

The day will start at 10.30am with a traditional olive miller's breakfast, followed by a tour of the town's Agro-olivarero olive oil cooperative.

This year organisers are including new activities which include a short walk through nearby olive groves, giving participants the opportunity to photograph some centenary and monumental olive trees and learn more about their importance in the area.

The walk will be followed by a short introduction to tasting olive oil by Daniel García Peinado, extra virgin olive oil chef and captain of the Spanish national cooking team.

The event is free, but bookings must be made in advance as places are limited. For further information and to reserve a place for all or some of the activities, send an email to

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