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2016’s Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils Unveiled

2016’s Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils Unveiled

The results are in from the annual New York International Olive Oil Competition and American olive oils are ranking high amongst the top producers in the world. The United States placed third with 50 awards, only behind Italy and Spain, two of the largest olive oil producing countries.

California is the state to beat with 49 of the 50 awards under their belt. California’s strict guidelines for producing extra virgin olive oil is paying off with Gold, Silver and Best in Class Awards. We congratulate all the producers for their hard work and determination to make the best extra virgin olive oils crafted in the world!

New York International Olive Oil Competition 2016

Best in Class

Frantoio Grove – Medium Frantoio

Pacific Sun – Tuscan Blend


Apollo Olive Oil – Sierra

Berkeley Olive Grove 1913 – California Mission Gold

Berkeley Olive Grove 1913 – California Mission Classic

Chacewater – Mission

ENZO Organic – Delicate

First Fresh – Medium Blend

Grumpy Goats Farm – Coratina

Grumpy Goats Farm – Picual

Hillstone Olive Oil – Arbequina

Il Fiorello – Frantoio

Laconia-Crete Olive Oil Company – Delicate Blend

Lucero Olive Oil – Coratina

Lucero Olive Oil – Picual

McEvoy Ranch – Organic Medium Blend

Moonshadow Grove – Manzanillo

Moonshadow Grove – Miscela

Ojai Olive Oil – Provencale

Organic Roots – Arbequina

Organic Roots – Koroneiki

Pacific Sun – Eva’s Blend

Pacific Sun – Organic Blend

Pacific Sun – Proprietor’s Select

Pasolivo Olive Oil – California Blend

Saltonstall Estate – Medium Blend

Solana Farms – Tuscan Blend

The Olive Press – Manzanillo

The Olive Press – Sevillano

Tyler Florence Test Kitchen – Delicate Blend


Berkeley Olive Grove 1913 – California Mission Reserve

Chacewater – Allegra

Chacewater – Tuscan Blend

Dry Creek Olive Company – Spanish Table

ENZO Organic – Bold

Global Gardens – Organic Delicate Blend

Jovia Groves – Arbequina

Lucero Olive Oil – Hojiblanca

Lucero Olive Oil – Miller’s Blend

Napa Valley Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Per Madeline

Oregon Olive Mill – Arbequina

Pasolivo – Artisan Blend

Pasolivo – Medium Blend

Rosenthal Olive Ranch – Koroneiki

Ruscello d Inverno – Medium Blend

Sanger Olive Oil Company – Marianello

Silverwood Ranch – Delicate Blend

Spanish Oaks Ranch – Italian Blend

Split Rock Springs Ranch – Organic Delicate Blend

The Olive Press – Mission

For a complete list of all winners of the NYIOOC, please visit bestoliveoils.com.