Date: 21/09/2017 - 23/09/2017

Nation: Italy


With the sea in the background and an inspiring landscape, on the 23rd of September at the Hotel Splendid la Torre near the city of Palermo, the 11th edition of “Tesolio Island” prize has taken place. The entire day was dedicated to the Olive Oil from Sicily, in particular to the Valdemonte Dop (olive oil produced in Messina Area) and it was organized by (Olive Oil Industry Consortiumi).

The convention, hosted by the Rai journalist Valentina Bisti, saw the speeches of Alessandro Chiarelli President of, Beniamino Tripodi – Pieralisi Area Nord Commercial Manager , Manfredi Barbera - A.D. of Barbera Priced Olive Oil Mill and Francesco Pugliese CEO Conad. After the convention, the “Gold Olive – Barbera Special Selection” was assigned to outstanding and distinguished personalities in the field (such as journalists, chefs, business professionals, millers and institutional agencies).

The guests arrived on the 21st of September and they had the time to visit and appreciate the beauty of the Sicilian landscape. Then, they also had the time to visit the olive oil mills affiliated to of Sicily.
Pieralisi Group, one of the main sponsor of this event, was rewarded one of the most important award in the Italian olive oil scene.