Award Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oils from Alta Cresta Olive Orchard

Awards and Medals

Alta Cresta Olive Orchard produces premium 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil exclusively from four estate Italian olive varietals "Grown Under the California Sun" Leccino, Coratina, Frantoio and Pendolino.

Four extra virgin olive oils are produced:

CORATINA- A single varietal made from the Coratina olive native to southern Italy.

FRANTOIO - A single varietal made from the Frantoio olive native to Tuscany.

TUSCAN BLEND - Made from Frantoio, Leccino and Pendolino olives native to Tuscany.

ITALIAN BLEND - Made from all four Italian varietals.

Only olive oils certified to be extra virgin olive oils are accepted for entry in the competitions. All of Alta Cresta Olive Orchards olive oils undergoe the rigorous testing of the California Olive Oil Council and are certified to be 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

2011 Awards and Medals

Mid-State Fair Central Coast Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

The California Mid-State Fair is held annually in Paso Robles, CA. Paso Robles Wine Country is highly regarded for the production of premium wines and in recent years many outstanding extra virgin olive oils are being produced.

Alta Cresta Olive Orchard again received three medals for its extra virgin olive oils.

ITALIAN BLEND Awarded a Silver medal.

CORATINA (a single varietal) Awarded a Gold medal. BUY NOW

TUSCAN BLEND Awarded a Silver medal.

Yolo County Fair Olive Oil Competition

The Yolo County Fair Olive Oil Competition in its 7th Annual Olive Oil Competition awarded GOLD medals to Alta Cresta Olive Orchard's 2010 harvest extra virgin olive oils: Italian Blend, Tuscan Blend and the newest oil Frantoio, a single varietal. The Tuscan Blend was also selected "Best in Class". The 2010 Harvest Coratina a single varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil received a Silver medal.

The Yolo County Fair was first held in 1893 and is the oldest and largest free gate fair in California. The olive oil competition is the second largest olive oil competition in the United States. Only the LA County Fair Wine and Olive Oil Competition is larger. The 2011 competition included 143 olive oils from 61 producers. BUY NOW

2010 Awards and Medals

Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oils Competition

The Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition is the largest and most prestigious extra virgin olive oil competition in the United States. GOLD medals were awarded to all three of Alta Cresta Olive Orchard's 2009 harvest extra virgin olive oil: Italian Blend, Tuscan Blend and Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oils. BUY NOW

Yolo County Fair Olive Oil Competition

The Yolo County Fair Olive Oil Competition in its 6th Annual Olive Oil Competition awarded GOLD medals to all three of Alta Cresta Olive Orchard's 2009 harvest extra virgin olive oils: Italian Blend, Tuscan Blend and Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oils.

The Yolo County Fair was first held in 1893 and is the oldest and largest free gate fair in California. The olive oil competition is the second largest olive oil competition in the United States. Only the LA County Fair Wine and Olive Oil Competition is larger. The 2010 competition included 113 olive oils from 48 producers. BUY NOW

Central Coast Olive Oil Competion

The Central Coast Olive Oil Competion is held in conjunction with the Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles, CA. GOLD medals were awarded to all three of Alta Cresta Olive Orchard's 2009 harvest extra virgin olive oils: Italian Blend, Tuscan Blend and Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oils. BUY NOW

California Olive Oil Council Second Annual Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

The California Olive Oil Council in its Second Annual Olive Oil Competition awarded GOLD medals to Alta Cresta Olive Orchard's 2009 Harvest Italian Blend and Tuscan Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oils. The 2009 Harvest Coratina a Single Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil received a Silver medal.

Alta Cresta's great success was acknowledged at the 6th annual Recognition Dinner held by the California Olive Oil Council on February 20, 2010 in Sonoma, California. BUY NOW

2009 Awards and Medals

In its first year of full production and first competitions Alta Cresta Olive Orchard located in Paso Robles, CA was awarded three medals at the 2009 Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition and three medals at the 2009 California Mid-State Fair Central Coast Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.

Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition

The Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition is held annually and attracts competitors from all over the olive growing world. The 2009 competition included 417 extra virgin olive oils from 317 domestic and international producers.

In the light/medium class the CORATINA and ITALIAN BLEND 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oils won Silver. BUY NOW

In the medium class our TUSCAN BLEND 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oils won Bronze. BUY NOW

Mid-State Fair Central Coast Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

The California Mid-State Fair is held annually in Paso Robles, CA. Paso Robles Wine Country is highly regarded for the production of premium wines and in recent years many outstanding extra virgin olive oils are being produced. In recognition of this for the first time extra virgin olive oil competition joined the wine competition.

Alta Cresta Olive Orchard again received three medals for its extra virgin olive oils.

ITALIAN BLEND Alta Cresta won its first GOLD MEDAL in the Other Blends Class. BUY NOW

CORATINA (a single varietal) - Awarded a silver medal.

TUSCAN BLEND Awarded a bronze medal.

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