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Oro del Desierto Coupage8,90 € – 11,96 €/Ud
Oil of the Desert of Tabernas (Almería), most awarded
Oro Bailén10,96 € – 36,83 €/Ud
Actual jewel from Jaén, a strong Picual-EVOO
- Siver Medal NYOOC 2018
Pago Baldío San Carlos8,09 €/Ud
A delicious arbequina from Cáceres, sweet but with character
- Gran Oro CINVE 2018
Parqueoliva Serie Oro16,00 € – 58,00 €/Ud
The most awarded EVOO in Spain, for this Coupage from Córdoba
Rincón de la Subbética12,60 € – 19,90 €/Ud
#2 of the world 2018 by the Worlds Best Olive Oils (WBOO)
Balsamic Vinegar San Carlos 250ml5,78 €/Ud
The Transparent is a unique vinegar in the world!
San Carlos Gourmet9,90 € – 33,00 €/Ud
Violent and aromatic Cornicabra from Extremadura lands, very awarded
Oro del Desierto Monovarietal7,31 € – 13,71 €/Ud
4 flavors! Arbequina, Hojiblanca, Lechín and Picual, you choose!
Full Moon8,82 € – 16,00 €/Ud
The Arbequina of Pago Baldíos San Carlos, such a great gift!
Almaoliva8,20 € – 27,15 €/Ud
In Córdoba, great Arbequina juices are also extracted
Bardomus5,36 € – 27,72 €/Ud
Bardomus, a marvel of Castellón in 5 varieties
L’Alquería10,40 € – 24,26 €/Ud
Alfafarenca, Blanqueta and Picual, wonderful EVOO from Alicante
XY Monovarietal Picudo14,85 €/Ud
With the PDO Priego de Córdoba comes this great Picudo Olive oil
Pagos del Guerrer 500ml8,00 € – 11,19 €/Ud
Surprising Arbequina, Blanqueta, Grossal and Manzanilla, from mountain olive groves
Mas Montseny PREMIUM15,10 €/Ud
From Reus this fruity green Arbequina Bio
Balcón del Guadalquivir6,60 € – 29,00 €/Ud
EVOO Picual awarded the 2020 Jaén Selection
Molino del Aire8,46 € – 13,53 €/Ud
From Villamanrique a delicious and spirited Picual-Cornicabra
De 3 piés6,21 € – 22,56 €/Ud
De 3 Piés, spectacular canned EVOO from Ciudad Real
Vida Oliva Edición Familiar16,92 €/Ud
Family Edition, early harvest, pure EVOO
Lasolana2 Picual-Bio5,45 € – 18,15 €/Ud
EVOO with the SIQEV Picual Ecológico seal, a luxury from Almería
Organic wine vinegar8,66 €/Ud
Delicious organic wine vinegar, over 20 years old!
Shopping Olive Oil
It is not as simple as it seems. Large stores offer extra virgin olive oil at very attractive prices. Indeed, if we enter a Kroger, Walmart, Aldi or Publix we will be surprised to see 5 liters carafes at $15-$20.
The label says clearly Extra Virgin, but probably with no more information about its origin, variety, date of grinding and bottleling on it.
This is because you can legally label an oil as EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) just because its acidity is below 0.8º. But the reality is that this oil is probably not Extra Virgin any more…
Maybe it was in its beginnings, but after several hours a plastic carafe, exposed to light and heat, it ‘s over. 🙁
What is it? EVOO is the best category of olive oil. The one that has been obtained only by mechanical procedures, from healthy olives that have not touched the ground. In addition it must be organoleptically perfect.
That means without any negative attribute on its flavor or taste. And, of course, its acidity must be under 0.8º.
Extra virgin olive oil
Where to shop? Of course not in those big stores! We advise the buyer who wants to buy a quality product visit street olive oil stores. Unfortunately there are not many yet, but once inside one, let yourself be advised by an expert.
On the other hand, the Internet already offers numerous online stores such as AceitedelCampo with detailed product descriptions, and customer testimonies.
Best olive oil
Too many brands? There are oils that have won so many awards, that can certainly be purchased blindly. For example in our store we offer EVOO of Almazaras de la Subbética, Oro del Desierto or Oro Bailén.
These oils are expensive but they are so tasty and aromatic that they can be drunk directly!
On the other hand, in our Gourmet Shop you will also find oils from small mills, which are less known. In fact, most oil mills in Spain can not afford to compete in the 5-6 prestigious contests in the world, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo or Israel. But this does not mean that the oils they make are also exquisite.
Which is the best variety?
All olives are all equally good. In fact the quality of the oil depends very little on the variety of the olive, and much more of the process. Indeed, if the process, from the olive tree to the bottling has been clean, right and quick, we will surely shop extra virgin olive oil of superior quality.
Choosing the variety Cornicabra, Picual, Arbequina or Hojiblanca, should just be a personal taste criteria or depending on the recipe we want to cook.
One oil for each dish
Of course! We must break with the myth of the oil that serves for everything. Actually, we may want to have different varieties in our kitchen.
For example, to cook a stew, we will use strong and spicy oil, of Picual or Cornicabra varieties. On the other hand, to dress a salad, white fish or a carpaccio, better an Arbequina, softer and less “invasive”.
Shop Extra Virgin Olive Oil by origin?
Yes and no. The oils from the south of Spain, Córdoba, Jaén or Almería are usually oils of the Picual variety.
This is because the olive of this variety resists extreme temperatures, and lack of water. As a result, its fruit is quite spicy and bitter.
But if we go to the north, we come across softer varieties, such as Arbequina or Empeltre, in areas less punished by heat and with more humidity. Actually Origin and Variety are quite linked in Spain.