Today, Alexis Muñoz produces exceptional, singular, and intense olives oils. A qualified and graduated olive oil taster, Alexis’ rigorous and precise palate made him an established oleologist. Alexis Muñoz is for olive oil what an oenologist is for wine.
An instinctive entrepreneur and passionate about olive oil, Alexis Muñoz acquired his know-how during an initial journey all around the Mediterranean basin.
For 10 years, his travels have been guided by olive trees. He observed and took part in the production of numerous olive oils, sharing the daily life of a dozen of mills. These journeys allowed him to develop his expertise and his own clear vision of olive oil.
Alexis brings a fresh and uncompromising look on quality, producing monovarietal olive oils. His ambition is to guarantee the perfect balance between olive variety and fruit maturity.
With his bold approach, he introduces the notion of vintage, offering to his olive oils a strong typicity varying from year to another, according to harvests and weather conditions.
Alexis Muñoz constantly shares his knowledge; communicating and giving is essential for him. His regular masterclasses at the Paul Bocuse Institute and at the Ferrandi School show his commitment to developing the chefs of tomorrow.
France presently produces 3% of what it consumes. Alexis Muñoz’s ambitions are in the local soil. As an expert, he wishes to support the development of local groves. In this context, Alexis participates in the creation of a major olive tree plantation in the south of France.