The Best Olive Oils

Producer Profiles

In La Mancha, 788 ‘Families’ United in Quality

Forty years ago, a few dozen farmers in La Mancha started the cooperative of Valedepeñas. Today, Colival's 788 associates are looking to the future.

How to Find the Best Olive Oils Nearby

A new app helps you find award-winning olive oils at local shops.
Fairs and Competitions

Registration Opens for 2020 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition

Registration has opened for the 2020 edition of the NYIOOOC World Olive Oil Competition, the world’s largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest.

Pruneti: Quality Craftsmen in the Heart of Chianti

In a rural stretch of Tuscany, dominated by vineyards and olive trees, Gionni and Paolo Pruneti combine centuries of agricultural know-how with the latest milling technology to produce extra virgin olive oils on the land of their ancestors.

Olive Oils From Sardinia Find a Modern Audience

Sardinian olive oil has long been a staple of Italian cuisine and culinary prowess. The combination of international awards and oleoturism is putting the Mediterranean island in the spotlight.

The Give and Take of French Cultivars

Local olive varieties in France are known for their sensory qualities, if not for their yields.
Special Report

Making ‘Magic’ at Domaine de La Vallongue

Near Saint Rémy-de-Provence, Domaine de La Vallongue grows five varieties typical in the Vallée des Baux to craft its award-winning blend.

Finding Balance Among the Olives

Life is slower on the farm for fashion entrepreneur Joaquim Moreira, who produces the award-winning olive oil brand Acushla. "Fashion is an engaging sector. But now, I feel more passionate about olive oil."