We consider the producers we work with to be the very best in their region, crafting sublime EVOO that truly represents its origin. And goodness, it’s gratifying to know that we’re not the only ones to think this.
Here is just a brief selection of the awards given for the 2017 harvest (there are many more, but we don’t want to bore you!). From North to South…
ULIVA DOP Garda Trentino has been awarded a gold medal at the “NYIOOC – New York International Olive Oil Competition”. It also took first place in the Aipo d’Argento olive oil competition and finished second in the Ercole Olivario national competition. It was also awarded 2 red leaves by the guide “Oli d’Italia” by Gambero Rosso.
46 ° Parallelo was awarded the highly prestigious 3 leaves by Gambero Rosso and also the prestigious 5 drops by the Bibenda guide.
FRANTOIO PAOLO CASSINI, Liguria
Extremum, the incredibly monocultivar Taggiasca from Paolo Cassini’s 400 trees on a single site has been awarded with the Sol D’oro for monovarietale (this equates to the best monoculitvar evoo in Italy). It was also crowned ‘Best in Class – Medium Fruity EVOO in Italy’ by Gambero Rosso 2018
Villa Magra has had a great year! It was awarded the Sol d’Oro Intense Fruity Category –XVI° Sol d’Oro Competition 2018. It also received two leaves from Gambero Rosso. The New York International Olive Oil Competition 2018 also gave it a Gold Medal. And it also received 1° Prize “LEONE D’ORO” awarded during Vinitaly.
Marco Viola has recently been awarded with the Federico Caffe medal for 2018. This is a highly prestigious accolade recognises Marco’s dedication to excellence above and beyond making a profit – he really does invest every ounce of his soul and energy to make his delicious oils. We congratulate him whole heartedly.
Tenuta Torre di Mossa was awarded 98/100 by Flos Olei 2018. It was also awarded ‘Best in Class – Intensely Fruity’ by the Concorso Nazionale Oli Extra Vergine di Oliva 2018
Felice Garibaldi was awarded 2 leaves by Gambero Rosso 2018
A great year for Primo DOP that has been awarded a Gold Medal by the New York International Olive Oil Competition 2018 and the LA Olive Oil Competition. It was also awarded 3 leaves by Gambero Rosso 2018, 5 drops by Bibenda and won the ‘Maestro d’Olio’ award at Lucca Extra, a highly acclaimed competition based in Tuscany.
Congratulations to each and every Frantoio, you’ve made the best of the harvest and we are honoured to be representing you.