Competition Winners

2018 COOC Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition Winners

Announced April 28, 2018

Best of Show

Large Producer: Pacific Sun – Proprietor’s Select
Medium Producer: Capay Gold Olive Oil Co – Hojiblanca
Small Producer: Jackrabbit – Frantoio

Miller Awards

Large Producer: Pablo Voitzuk, Pacific Sun
Small Producer: Emilio Dela Cruz, Chacewater Olive Mill

Gold Medal Winners

11 Olives – Longevity
43 Ranch Olive Oil – Leccino
43 Ranch Olive Oil – Picual
California Olive Ranch – Limited Reserve
Calivirgin – Coldani Olive Ranch: Premium
Calolea Olive Oil – Tuscan Blend
Capay Gold Olive Oil Co – Hojiblanca
Capay Gold Olive Oil Co – Picual
Capay Gold Olive Oil Co – Yolo Crush
Corto Olive Co – Koroneiki
Dogtown Orchards – Dogtown Olive Oil
Dutch Henry Winery
ENZO Olive Oil Company – Delicate
Frantoio Grove
Grumpy Goats Farm – Coratina
Jackrabbit– Frantoio
Long Meadow Ranch – Italian Blend
Milagros Olive Advisor
Moonrise Grove – Organic
Mountain Springs Olive Ranch – Koroneiki
Napa Vineland Winery – Marciano Estate
Nickel Family – Rio Bravo Ranch: Coratina
Nickel Family – Rio Bravo Ranch: Miller’s Blend
Nickel Family – Rio Bravo Ranch: Picual
Oliveto Ranch – Tuscan
Olivewood Ranch
Pacific Sun – Eva’s Blend
Pacific Sun – Organic
Pacific Sun – Proprietor’s Select
Pacific Sun – Tehema
Pacific Sun – Tuscan
Pasolivo – California Blend
Pepper Oaks Farm – Arbosana
San Miguel Olive Farm – Tuscan Gold Eleganza
San Miguel Olive Farm – Tuscan Gold Supremo
Seka Hills – Estate Picual
The Napa Valley Reserve
The Olive Press – Heritage Mission
The Olive Press – Picual
The Ranch at Birch Creek
Wild Groves – Ascolano
Wild Groves – Robust Blend
Winter Creek Olive Oil – Winter Creek

Silver Medal Winners

43 Ranch Olive Oil – Helen’s Blend
Alta Cresta Olive Oil – Coratina
Alta Cresta Olive Oil – Italian Blend
Bamford Family Farms – Early Harvet Mission
Bari Olive Oil Company – Arbequina
Berardo Estates – Tuscan Blend
California Olive Ranch – Arbequina
California Olive Ranch – Miller’s Blend
California Olive Ranch – Organic Everyday
Calivirgin – Coldani Olive Ranch: Lodi Olive Oil – Ascolano
Calivirgin – Coldani Olive Ranch: Lodi Olive Oil – Frantoio
Calolea Olive Oil – Manzanillo
Calolea Olive Oil – Mission Blend
Capay Valley Ranch – Arbequina
Capay Valley Ranch –  Koroneiki
Central Coast Family Farm – Arbequina
Chacewater Olive Mill – Tuscan Blend
Ciarlo Fruit & Nut – Putah Creek Grove
Clif Family – Kitchen Napa Valley Organic
Cobram Estate – California Select
Cobram Estate – Coratina
Colina Vista Ranch – Calabrese Tuscan Blend
Corto Olive Co – Arbequina
Corto Olive Co – Arbosana
Corto Olive Co – Truly Blend
ENZO Olive Oil Company – Bold
ENZO Olive Oil Company – Medium
Eyrie Olive Oil Company – Eyrie Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Grumpy Goats Farm – Picual
Grumpy Goats Farm – Italian Blend
Kiler Ridge Olive Farm – Coratina
La Ferme Soleil
La Panza Ranch – Koroneiki
La Panza Ranch – California Outlaw Blend
Long Meadow Ranch – Napa Valley Select
Long Meadow Ranch – Prato Lungo
Macala – Sicilian Blend
Mangini Ranch Olive Oil Company –  Mission
Molefina Olive Ranch – Arbequina
Moonshadow Grove – Ascolano
North County Olive Oil – Homestead Blend
Olica Olive Oil – Chiquitita
Olivas de Oro Olive Company – Arbequina Reserve
Olivas de Oro Olive Company – Mission Blend
Olive Oil of Wight – Coratina
Olive Queen – Estate Reserve Queen’s Blend
Olive Queen – Estate Reserve Spanish Blend
Organic Roots Olive Oil – Arbequina
Organic Roots Olive Oil – Arbosana
Pasolivo – Classic
Pasolivo – Cucina
Pepper Oaks Farm – Arbequina
Pepper Oaks Farm – Block One
Pine Mountain Olive Farm – Pine Mountain Olive Oil
Rancho Azul y Oro – Estate Arbequina Blend
Rancho Azul y Oro – Mission Blend
Rancho Milagro – Field Blend
San Miguel Olive Farm – Tuscan Gold Nectar
San Miguel Olive Farm – Tuscan Gold Pristine
Seka Hills – Estate Grown Frantoio
Stavros Olive Company – Koroneiki Arbequina Blend
Swayne Family Ranch –Tuscan Blend
The Groves on 41 – Arbequina
The Olive Press – Arbosana
The Olive Press – Lunigiana
Three Chicks and Dick
Tres Osos Olive Oil – Organic
Warm Springs Farm
Winter Creek Olive Oil – Ruscello d Inverno
Yorkville Olive Ranch – Extra Virgin Olive Oil


This year’s competition recipients are welcome to contact COOC Marketing Manager, Wendy Winters at to obtain medal artwork for your desired marketing. Please note that the artwork provided should only be used in and/or on marketing materials, promoting the specific extra virgin olive oil receiving the award(s), or on the label of said recipient product. Any use of artwork on products other than the indicated extra virgin olive oil, will be considered a non-compliance of membership.