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The producers that you find on this page and are starting to see in the stores that sent you to this site are extraordinary! They are 10 of the top 50 Producers of EVOO in the world according to the most experienced tasting panel in Europe, the Flos Olei Guide. The guide reviews the top 500 producers each year immediately after the harvest for farming and milling practices as well as quality. If you have read Extra Virginity or seen the 60 Minutes Video on the Agromafia these are the EVOOs you have been dreaming of!
The Best Value for an All Round Olive Oil for the Kitchen.
It is hard to find a good bottle of EVOO under $20. “Giuliana Direct Fresh Harvest is a DOP EVOO from the acknowledged best large producer in the world. 80% Hojiblanca and 20% Arbequina. A DOP is a designated protected origin with very strict rules of farming and milling. Estepa in Andalusia, Spain is the most highly regulated and stringent DOP in the world. This is a sensational deal at $15 – $16 for a 500 ml. bottle.
Frantoio Bonamini is fro the The hills of Verona in Northern Italy. The oil they produce is made of Favarol and Grignano olive and has a delicate mouth feel. This is a really beautiful EVOO that is rarely seen out of Italy. Best DOP/IGP Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Light Fruit – Flos Olei Guide 2014
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The De Carlo family’ heritage related to the the production of olive oil dates as far back as the 16th century. The new generation, all share the same passion for producing top quality EVOO’s largely from the family’s own orchards. Year after year they win acclaim as one of the worlds top producers.
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La Cultivada... Andalusia, Spain
La Cultivada translates to food from the land. Their EVOOs have remarkable aromas and flavour. Its excellent quality stems from the teroir of the land at the Molino de Santa Ana Estate, the characteristics of the Hojiblanca variety and the local Cordoban climate, along with strict controls.
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Alberto Romano belongs to the fourth generation in his family of olive oil producers. For more than a century passion tradition and knowledge have been handed down from father to son. The pride of the Frantoio Romano is the variety ORTICE.
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Oleoestepa... Andalusia, Spain
Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain by Oleoestepa unites the efforts of more than 5,000 olive growers and the 17 associated oil mills located in the Estepa DOP of Seville and Cordoba. The oil produced is the result of an experience handed down from father to son for more than 2,000 years.
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EVOO 2016 Paniole Organic
Paniole Organic EVOO is one of the original olive oils from Italy that we first imported 12 year ago. This extra Virgin olive oil is medium bodied with balanced spice and bitterness. A great all around EVOO from a sensational wine maker… put it on your bucket list! 50% Olivastra Seggianese, 30% Moraiolo, Polyphenol: 356 mg/kg, 750 ml. bottle.
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EVOO from Spain by OroBailen is produced at the gateway to Andalusia, in the town of Villanueva de la Reina. Olives have been a staple here for centuries but the Gálvez-González family is new to the business. However they have great business skills and brought with them a fresh perspective.
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Frantoio Franci... Tuscany, Italy
Extra Virgin Olive Oils from Frantoio Franci is one of the most awarded EVOO in the world. After purchasing the famous Villa Magra Estate, Giorgio realized that the family should concentrate or producing Super Premium Olive. The rest is history…
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Gionni and Paolo Pruneti who are still just in their thirties but passionate from an early age about extra virgin olive oil. They are living as guardians of a family tradition handed down over four generations.
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The olive oils from the northern most producers of EVOO in Italy tend to be delicate to light bodied oils. They’re flavorful but have a leaner mouth feel. These oils are actually rare and hard to come by. Frantoio di Riva is one of the best.
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OlioCRU... Trentino Alto Adige
Extra Virgin Olive Oil has been produced in the Alto Garda in the north of Italy on top of Lake Garda in a valley protected by mountains dating back to the Roman Empire. Crusher and Leccino are the primary varieties and Garda oil has a pleasant fruity scent of fresh olives and a delicate mouth feel.
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The Extra Virgin Olive Oils from MARCO VIOLA are truly extraordinary. Highly acclaimed for their farming techniques as well as the quality of their EVOO they are also recognized as innovators in the production process.
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When it comes to extra virgin olive oil there is a new scam every day. Most consumers are not very good shoppers! They simply take what is offered to them Food fraud is the norm not the exception so lets see if we can help you make some better choices when it comes to EVOO.
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The New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC) is one of the top 10 olive oil events in the world. 10 of the olive oils on this site medaled Gold or Silver this year including Chacewater Olive Mill. Chacewater is one of California’s best producers and the farming is either Certified Organic or Sustainable (there is really no difference with regards to the farming practices in this area of CA some farmers just don’t feel like jumping through the hoops).
We love working with Chacewater because they are very conscientious producers. The estate is Certified Organic across the board and they have one of the best olive mills in the country outfitted with the latest Italian milling gear.. Their Olive Oil wins medals at the biggest events in the world. They produce 3 olive oils Allegra, Mission and their Tuscan Blend. To learn more about Chacewater Olive Mill and Winery Click Here or on the image above to visit their producer page.
A high percentage of our producers submit their EVOOs for review in the guide and score in the high 90s which is exceptional. Here are a few of the highlights from the 2016 Flos Olei Guide.
The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Extraction System: Frantoio Franci, Italy
The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Light Fruity: Frantoio Bonamini, Italy
The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Medium Fruity: Azienda Agricola Pruneti, Italy
The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Intense Fruity: Azienda Agraria Viola, Italy