...in this episode we catch up with Kostas in his office in Greece, where he shares with u, what he has been doing since our last conversation, his harvest forecast (a difficult task at the best of times) we have a conversation about the difficulties of organic farming and three of his favourite Greek olives.
Kostas Liris , is an agronomist , olive oil expert. With his head office in Kalamata and by cooperating with international organisations he has gained a lot of experience on issues regarding the quality and tasting of olive oil.
Since 2014 he has been one of the judges in the top olive oil tasting competition in New York – NYIOOC-, Tokyo - JOOP, Athens -ATHENA IOOC- EVO INTERNATIONAL and others , while in 2016-2019 he was selected to be the panel leader of the tasting panel of NYIOOC. He teaches olive oil sensory analysis, production and safety in NY San Francisco and London .