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Festival of New Oil

 
Type of Event Festival, Fair, Exhibition, Show
Location
Place de la RotondeAix-en-Provence
France
Email Address
WebsiteWebsite
First Year of Event
FrequencyAnnual

The Greeks planted the first olive trees in Provence, France, about 25 centuries ago. There are apparently 2000 producers of olive oil around Aix with some 300 000 commercially maintained trees. The festival in December celebrates the first pressing of the new season's crop.

Date(s)December 18, 2010 - December 19, 2010