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12° International Olive Oil Competition ARMONIA - Trophy 2018





Enrollments now open for the 12th edition of the International Olive Oil Competition ARMONIA, established in 2006 by IRVEA-Olive Oil Academy and ALMA- the International School of Italian Cuisine at the Palazzo Ducale in Colorno (PR).

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Armonia forchetta 2017


1° Classified : Villa Magra – Franci S.N.C. – Toscana (Italy)
2° Classified: Balija – Balija O.P.G. – Croatia
3° Classified: Mariolo – Az. Agr. Mori Concetta – Toscana (Italy)

Grand Mention:
Bravoleum Nevadillo Blanco - Explotaciones Jame S.L. - Spain
Don Gioacchino - Agricola Leone Sabino – Puglia (Italy)
D.O.P. Terre di Siena 2016 - S.A. Olivic. delle Colline del Cetona – Toscana (Italy)
Il Cavallino - Special Edition - Az. Agricola Il Cavallino – Toscana (Italy)
Rincon de la Subbetica - Almazaras de La Subbetica – Spain

1° Classified : Olivastro - Agricola Quattrociocchi Americo – Lazio (Italy)
2° Classified: Ca’Rainene TreFòrt - Paolo Bonomelli Boutique Olive Farm – Veneto (Italy)
3° Classified: Ortice Riserva - Tenuta Romano S.R.L. – Campania (Italy)

Grand Mention
Monocultivar Coratina – Intini Srl – Puglia (Italy)
Morellana - Sucesores de Hermanos Lopez S.A. – Spain
Oro Bailen Reserva Familiar Picual - Aceites Oro Bailen Galgon 99 – Spain
Primo MMXVI Biologico Casale La Farfalla - La Farfalla di Farfa – Lazio (Italy)
Tenuta Torre di Mossa - Az. Agricola De Carlo S.A.S. – Puglia (Italy)

1° Classified: 100% Italiano - Olio di Dievole S.R.L. – Toscana (Italy)
2° Classified: Marfuga - D.O.P. Umbria “Colli Assisi - Spoleto” – Az. Agr. Marfuga – Umbria (Italy)
3° Classified: Oli Castelló - Moli d’Oli G. Alsina i Fills – Spain

Grand Mention
Bravoleum Picual - Explotaciones Jame Sl – Spain
Cortijo La Torre Premium - Aceites San Antonio SLU – Spain
Frantoio Franci IGP Toscano - Franci Snc – Toscana (Italy)
Oro de Genave Seleccion - Olivar de Segura SCA – Spain
Oro del Desierto – Rafael Alonso Aguilera Sl – Spain
Schinosa - Az. Agr. Di Martino Sas – Puglia (Italy)

Packaging product award
For the communicative impact of container design, packaging and label graphics imaging

1° Classified: Acushla Gold Edition - Acushla Sa - Portugal
2° Classified: Olivastro – Az. Agr. Quattrociocchi - Italy

Packaging system award
for the bottle range that best defines the corporate identity

1° Classified: Castillo de Canena - Spain
2° Classified: Olio di Dievole S.R.L. - Italy

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Training Course for HEAD of PANEL of international olive oil sensory panel

Parma (PR) – Italy

9th – 11th November 2015  

Download Brief Presentation and application form

This a specific course aimed to take competencies to establish, leading and co ordinating an Tasting Panel for quality control and olive oil classification and certification

The course is aimed in according to the I.O.O.C. - International Olive Oil Coucil norms and International regulation and all instructors are highly specialized in their field and are official IOOC and EC Expert Commission members.

What is a head of Panel?

The Head of Panel (also know as Panel Leader or Panel Supervisor) is a professional with specific competencies in selection, training, establish 


and managing a group of tasters or judges, also in the direction of the juries of international olive oil competitions.

He/She will be able to develop a good skills and expertise in the evaluation of the product and on leadership for the management

of the group of tasters.

To perfect the skills acquired, participants are invited to join the co-direction of one of the various committees of the International Olive Oil Competition Competition ARMONIA 2016, under the leadership of the most important international Panel leaders.

Competencies and skills acquired can be useful also to manage panels of tasting of other food products (wine, cheese, salami, bread...)  

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10° Edition - Olive Oil Sommelier Course

24th - 28th October 2016
Val d'Orcia (SI) - Italy


A course for food lovers, olive oil tasters, gourmets, food enthusiasts and professionals

Download complete program and application form


  • Classroom sessions, guided tastings with more than 50 olive oils of a various origins and practical exercises from Monday to Friday
  • Didactical material
  • The annual subscription at the Association IRVEA
  •  Five overnight stay - Check-in 23th October and Check-out 28th October 2016
  • Five breakfast buffet
  • Five light lunches buffet
  • “Food Culture & Pairing” masterclass with Artisan Cheese and Salumi
  • Two didactic dinners in local restaurants
  • Guided tour of two local wineries/olive grove/olive mill for a true culinary experience
  • Guided tasting of olive oil, wine, local artisan salumi and cheese
  • Olive Oil Sommelier Diploma
  • Sensory Aptitude Certificate
  • I.D. Olive Oil EXPERT / Sommelier Card 2017
  • Olive Oil Sommelier Apron
  • Professional Olive Oil Sommelier Pin
  • A selection the offi cial olive oil standard defects (I.O.O.C. - EU)


  • Suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced tasters
  • Minimum age 18 (although children are accepted accompanied by adults)


Olive Oil Sommelier

More info

A course created and organized by the Olive Oil Academy


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Training course in olive oil processing and mill management

Institute of Research for Olives and Olive Oil Industry - Spoleto (PG) - Italy

2 - 3 - 4 - November 2015

A course for processing plant operators, technicians and those involved in blending, packaging and marketing of olive oil.

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Course objective is to introduce innovative extraction techniques for olive oil quality improvement, also to diversified the production to increase sensorial features and nutritional

properties, according to the different requirements of different markets.

A Master of the Mill must be familiar not only with the technical aspects of extraction to improve the olive oil quality, but also blending, packaging and the legal implications of labelling, but also with the guidelines that govern marketing strategies and business communication to promote the olive oil in the international market

A technical course of three days, with guided tours and practical tests and tasting in one of the most technologic mills operating and one of the most reputable companies of bottling of olive oil, internationally recognized.

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Adobe PDF icon copia Download Program and Application Form

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ARMONIA ad EXPO 2015 (2)

Conferenza stampa
Dopo 10 edizioni il Concorso Internazionale ARMONIA si trasferisce a Parma e si apre alle Birre Artigianali
armonia soloscritta21 Ottobre 2015
Expo 2015 Milano – Cibus è Italia, 2° Piano

Expo 2015 ospiterà il 21 Ottobre 2015 dalle ore 17:00 alle 18:30 presso il padiglione CIBUS è ITALIA di Federalimentare la conferenza stampa di presentazione del nuovo Concorso Internazionale Armonia che, dopo dieci edizioni riservate unicamente al settore oleario, da quest’anno si apre anche al settore delle Birre Artigianali.

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4th Southern Hemisphere Olive Oil Championship A.NZ.SA. Awards 2015

Harvest 2015
in conjuction with the 10th Armonia International Olive Oil Competition

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Reserved to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa 

In 2012 the ARMONIA International Olive Oil Competition travels to Australia and Latin America, introducing in the various countries the 1st Southern Hemisphere Olive Oil
Championship A.NZ.SA. and South America Awards.

ARMONIA, now in its 10th year, is the first and only competition in the world that brings the producers, foodbloggers, chefs and consumers together by linking the Olive Oil of
Excellence to the Plate: a strict interaction with the goal to create an unedited network between these subjects and to increase the knowledge and the consumption of extra
virgin olive oil of excellence in the local market place.

This “interaction” is the key to promoting a greater understanding of the use of extra virgin olive oil and therefore, increasing its consumption in the local market place.

Completed application forms and samples should be received no later than: 31th August 2015

Adobe-PDF Download General Rules of the competiton

Adobe-PDF Download application form

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