Sol d'Oro is the most important blind tasting olive oil competition in the world.

The competition is held on two occasions during the year: in February for Northern Hemisphere olive oils and September for those from the Southern Hemisphere.

What is the Sol d'Oro International Competition

The Sol d'Oro competition is organized by Veronafiere. since 2002. The objective is to valorise the best extra virgin olive oils from local areas in all producer countries and promote then in a sales context. In any case, the history of the contest goes back to the early 1990s with the Leone d’Oro award.

Verona is home In February every year to Sol d'Oro Northern Hemisphere as a preview for Sol&Agrifood, the International of Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Quality Agro-Food Show.

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The first edition of Sol d'Oro Southern Hemisphere was organised in September 2014, dedicated to extra virgin olive oils produced south of the Equator in respect of their seasonal features. Sol d'Oro Southern Hemisphere is a travelling event held in alternation in olive oil producer countries in the southern hemisphere.

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THE WINNERS GUIDE 2019

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Promotional Activities for award-winning oils

PROMOTION AND COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES
The list of award-winning oils and Special Mentions is published on the event website and announced in communication releases to the Italian and international press.
TASTINGS DURING SOL&AGRIFOOD
During Sol&Agrifood, prize-winning olive oils are the protagonists of guided tastings and walk-around tastings dedicated to international buyers, as well as cooking shows with recipes developed specifically by Chef Giorgione, the testimonial of the International Quality Agro-Food Exhibition, to enhance every type of oil. Discover the recipes of Giorgione 2019.
STARS OF SOL D'ORO - THE WINNERS GUIDE
Every year, Sol&Agrifood welcomes the publication in Italian and English of The Stars of Sol d'Oro - The Winners Guide with descriptions of the winners of the international Sol d'Oro Northern Hemisphere and Sol d'Oro Southern Hemisphere competitions. The guide is distributed to buyers and delegates of Veronafiere all over the world and in all stages of Sol International during the most important trade fairs in the Far East. The guide is also available online.
SOL D'ORO STICKER

Evo oils earning Sol d'Oro, Sol d'Argento and Sol di Bronzo medals, as well as Special Mentions, may apply a sticker on bottles certifying the award received.

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INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION

Olive oils winning Sol d'Oro medals are promoted, through Sol International, during the most important trade fairs in the Far East dedicated to olive oil: Olive Oil Kansai in Osaka, Japan, and Sol Intl'EVO Oil Show during the Hong Kong International Wine&SpiritsFair.

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The International Packaging Competition rewards the efforts of companies which invest in creativity to improve their imagee.

An international jury of designers, art-directors and sector journalists will choose the best finished bottles of extra-virgin olive oil and, from this edition, even the best beer packs.

Find out how to enter your bottles in this competition.

Verona March 2020

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