World’s Top Olive Oils

World’s Top Olive Oils

Lucy Schaeffer
Lucy Schaeffer
Golden or green, smooth or spicy. We tasted dozens of extra-virgin oils from around the globe to track down these superior artisanal bottles.

France

Floral and feminine, Alziari is a classic niçoise oil from the Côte d’Azur. zingermans.com; $50.

Spain

The Vea family plants organic Arbequiña olives amid almond trees to produce their nutty L’Estornell. oliveoilemporium.com; $24.

Morocco

Picholine olives are handpicked in a century-old grove to make the peppery Les Terroirs de Marrakech. deandeluca.com; $26.

Chile

Pressed in the Colchagua Valley near Santiago, O-Live & Co. is mild and clean, ideal for grilling. olisur.com; $17.

Turkey

The Gulf of Edremit’s golden Ilk El is an unfiltered oil you’ll want to drizzle over sliced tomatoes or use for dipping. ta-ze.com; $34.

California

Sicilian and Tuscan varieties are blended to make the spicy Grove 45, harvested at a Napa Valley estate. theolivepress.com; $30.

Italy

Coratina olives imbue Antico Frantoio Muraglia Intenso with a cayenne-apricot flavor. deandeluca.com; $48.

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