World's TOP 20 olive oils

This guide is much more than just a catalogue of quality extra virgin olive oil producers. It is a journey through the world of olive oil, a manual to bring the reader closer to the fruit of one plant – the olive tree – an ancient and essential part of everyday life in nations throughout the Mediterranean and beyond.

So let's see the world's TOP 20 olive oils for this year:

  • The Farm of the Year: Pagos de Familia Marqués de Griñon, Spain
  • The Emerging Farm: Società Agricola Consortile Olio Cru, Italy
  • The Frontier Farm: Rangihoua Estate, New Zealand
  • The ‘’Made with Love’’ Farm: Azienda Agricola Nicola Monterisi, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil of the Year: Azienda Agricola De Carlo, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Organic Farming: Azienda Agricola Biologica Americo Quattrociocchi, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Organic Farming and Pdo/Pgi: Azienda Agricola GregorioMinervini, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Extraction System: Frantoio Franci, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Quality/Quantity: Potosi 10, Spain
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Quality/Packaging: Azienda Agricola Comincioli, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Quality/Price: AceitesLa Maja, Spain
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Monovarietal - Light Fruity: Azienda Agricola San Cassiano, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Monovarietal - Medium Fruity: Azienda Agricola Forcella, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Monovarietal - Intense Fruity: Azienda Agricola Alfredo Cetrone, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Blended - Light Fruity: Azienda Agrituristica Fiorano, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Blended - Medium Fruity: Tonin, Istria - Croatia
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Blended - Intense Fruity: Madonna dell’Olivo, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pdo/Pgi - Light Fruity: Frantoio Bonamini, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pdo/Pgi - Medium Fruity: Azienda Agricola Pruneti, Italy
  • The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pdo/Pgi - Intense Fruity: Azienda Agraria Viola, Italy

Special Award Cristina Tiliacos: Tom Mueller - Journalist, author of the book Extra Virginity