Los Angles and New York Competitions

Los Angeles and New York Competitions

In its 18th year, the Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition had over 600 entries from 369 Producers from around the globe. The Competition “brings together the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in awarding medals to the best oils from around the world.”

There were a total of 7 Best in Show, 21 Best of Class Awards, 131 Gold Medals and 166 Silver Medals awarded.  The 2017 Competition received extra virgin olive oils from; Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay and the U. S..

Our extra virgin olive oils that won recognition in this event are listed as follows:

Agrestis - Nettar Ibleo, Best in Class, Gold

Alfredo Cetrone - Delicato, Best in Class, Medium, Gold

Alfredo Cetrone - Intenso, Best in Class, Robust, Gold

Olio di Dievole - Coratina, Best of Show, Best in Class, Gold Medal and the Marco Mugelli Award

Olio di Dievole - Blend, Gold

Trappeto di Caprafico - Intosso, Medium, Gold

The New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), held each April.  The NYIOOC is the world’s largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest, and its annual listing of award winners is widely considered to be the most trusted guide to the year’s best olive oils.

In 2017 the NYIOCC hosted 910 entries from 27 different countries.  There were 463 winners recognized by a team of prestigious judges, the winners were awarded 303 Gold Medals, 142 Silver Medals and 18 Best in Show Medals.

Italy won the most awards, a total of 124, followed by Spain 110, United States 72, Greece 46 and finally Portugal with 38.

Our extra virgin olive oils that won recognition in this event are listed as follows:

Agrestis - Nettar Ibleo, Gold

Olio & Co. di Constantino Russo - L’Arcangelo, Gold

Olio & Co. di Constantino Russo - Babbo, Gold

Olio Di Dievole - Coratina, Gold

Olio Di Dievole - Blend, Gold

Valente Forte F’Olio - Blend, Gold

Frantoio Agostini - Sublimis, Gold

Marco Viola - Colleruita, Gold

Marco Viola - Inprivio, Gold

Look for the descriptions and taste characteristics of these oils on our website as they become available.