The Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition announced the winners of its recent event. The competition, in its 11th year, saw 506 entries.
The top awards are:
Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Domestic Medium
Apollo Olive Oil
Sierra Organic, Yuba County
Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil International Delicate
La Vecchia Macina
Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil International Medium
Castillo De Canena
Spain Family Reserve, Andalusia
Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil International Robust
Italy - Segreto degli Iblei, DOP Monti Iblei
A complete list of all the winners from the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits, the Wine World of Sports and the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil competitions is available on the Web sites, www.lawinecomp.com and www.laoliveoilcomp.com.
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