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Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition

Deadline to Apply is Thursday, April 11th midnight

Spring 2019 reveal at County Fair & Fiesta

Open to all California olive oil producers. Judging will be on April 18, 2019. We offer categories for extra virgin, organic, and micro producers, as well as flavored varieties that are co-milled or infused. Medals will be awarded for Gold, Silver, Bronze, Best of Class and Best of Show.

In striving for excellence in our competition we have created special divisions to separate micro-producers (less than 100 gallons in total production) from larger producers, as well as separated co-milled from infused flavored oils.

We are committed not only to the future success of the Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition, but also to increasing public awareness and knowledge of extra virgin olive oil. Past competition results are provided below.

Consumers - Join us May 3rd-5th during the County Fair & Fiesta at the Napa County Fairgrounds for complimentary tastings, education and outreach from our winning producers as well as shopping in the marketplace.


Congratulations to last year's medal winners!

The results for the Eighth Annual 2018 Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition. Congratulations to all who placed!

All classes were judged single blind by trained olive oil taste panel members using a 100 point scoring system.

Best of Show winners

  • Wild Groves - Ascolano
  • Wolfe Heights Olive Company - Extra Virgin
  • The Olive Press - Arbosana Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company - Athena's Blend
  • Napa Vineland Winery - Marciano Olive Oil
  • Rancho Azul y Oro - Lemon Infused Olive Oil
  • Dry Creek Olive Company - Lime Infused Olive Oil
  • Enzo Olive Oil Company - Enzo Fresno Chili Crush
From Celebrate! Napa Valley, thank you to everyone who participated.

Prior Years Results

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