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CalAthena

Consultant in all aspects of olive oil—production and creative: growing, processing, evaluation, blending, publicity and marketing. Seminars and tasting classes for everyone from novice to expert.

Alexandra Kicenik Devarenne provides consulting and educational services in all aspects of olive oil to new and established producers. She specializes in improving and promoting olive oil quality and emphasizes sustainable practices. Alexandra's blog at www.calathena.com covers issues of interest to quality olive oil producers, purveyors and consumers from a global perspective.

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Address1390 N. McDowell Bl., Suite G-151
Petaluma, California, 94954
United States
CountySonoma
Phone Number707-981-7723
Fax Number
E-mail Addressalexandra@calathena.com
Website Addresshttp://www.calathena.com
First Year in Business2007

  • Consultant
    We provide consulting services for the olive oil industry

    Consulting services to new and established producers, specializing in super-premium quality and sustainability— Varietal selection, tree sourcing, orchard layout, cultural practices Harvest timing, processing choices, quality optimization Olive oil evaluation and blending services Writing, layout and design of marketing and publicity materials

  • Name Alexandra Kicenik Devarenne
    Title Proprietor
    E-mail alexandra@calathena.com
    Telephone 707-981-7723
    Alexandra Kicenik Devarenne has written about olives for numerous publications including the UC Organic Olive Production Manual, Olive Oil Times and Hobby Farms magazine. She is a trained olive oil taster and panel member, and judges for competitions in California and internationally. Alexandra teaches olive oil evaluation and production in many venues around the state, and writes a blog about olives and olive oil www.calathena.com. She is on the advisory board of the UC Davis Olive Center.