Among the 100 best oils in the world, according to the ranking prepared by the Evooleum Guide 2021 (the most influential in the world and which compiles the best oils of the year), there are 73 Spanish extra virgin olive oils (EVOO).
Among the top ten in the world are the Spanish oils: el Rincón de la Subbética Altitude, el Claramunt Extra Virgin Picual (Jaén), La Pandera Premium (Jaén), Al Alma del Olivo Hojiblanca Ecológico (Toledo) y el Finca Varona La Vella Picual (Castellón).
In particular, Spain once again wins in this ranking. However, first and second place went for the Italian oils Don Giocchino Grand Cru and Schinosa, both Italian monovarietal of the Coratina variety. At the same time, the CordovanhojiblancaRincón de la Subbética Altitude closes this podium.
However, Spain and Italy tie in this edition in the ‘top 10’ since each country has five EVOOs in the ranking. This rankings drafted by a jury made up of the 26 most reputable tasters in the world, from Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, France, Germany, Israel, Argentina, Japan and the United States.
Among the curiosities of this year is that, for the first time in five years, it is among the best extra virgin oils and oil from China, which coexists in this publication along with others from Spain, Italy, Croatia, Portugal, Israel, Greece, Tunisia and Turkey.
It is worth remembering that the Evooleum 2021 Guide is focused on informing and promoting the EVOO culture among consumers and lovers of gastronomy; In addition, it is distributed to 2,000 Michelin-starred restaurants and all those included in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, as well as to gastronomic consultants, tasting professionals, resorts and gourmet shops.