The winners of Biolnovello 2016

Written November 28th, 2016

The Winners of Biolnovello 2016

BIOL Novello Award in 2016 celebrated its third edition, which was attended by hundreds of olive oil producers around the world. The jury of tasters had no hesitation in defining all the finalists in competition this year worthy of winning the award: at the end of the score the gap was minimal. So here are the winners:

  • First Place to the company of Lazio Americo Quattrociocchi  ”Olivastro”, monocultivar Itrana.
  • Second place to the Sicilian Agrestis with its “Bell’Omio” with predominant variety of cultivar Tonda Iblea.
  • Third-place to the Spanish Rincon de la Subbetica – PDO “Priego de Cordoba” Hojiblanca variety.

BIOLMEDIA Committee. In a room of the restaurant La Torinese in Bologna we have settled the special jury of journalists. With the participation of Daniela Utili, Luisa Colombo, Matteo Alvisi, Mauro Bassini, Caccioni Duccio, Antonio Farnè, Lorenzo Frassoldati, Alessandro Goldoni, Giancarlo Roversi and Lorenzo Tosi. President of BIOL Paparella introduced the work of the Committee, assisted by Alfredo Marasciulo, Panel Leader of the tasting committee. They were therefore tasted some of the oils finalists of the award, in order to explain its sensory characteristics. Biolmedia awarded not only the oil with the packaging more attractive and more readable label but also what they thought best for the taste characteristics. The special prize Biolmedia has been awarded to the Greek olive oil Centaurs presented d Angelos Spyropoulos.