The editions of ECORACIMOS and ECOTRAMA competitions, wine and organic oils respectively, already have their deserved winners. For the 137 events were presented 44 samples of wine and organic oil from different countries such as Spain, France, Italy, Greece or Portugal.
Competitions Ecotrama and EcoRacimos 2010 show the interest of a larger number of ecological mills and warehouses in Spain and the world to participate, but most important is that betting on quality. This reflects the value of the samples submitted to national and international level this year. Are many good oils and organic wines presented in both contests at all times demonstrating the commitment that exists in more and more warehouses and mills around the globe for making organic wines and oils much better every year.
The panel of wine professionals, as in organic oils of this year, is highly regarded to professionals in both sectors and with Toni Falgueras and Meritxell, representatives of Millesime Bio Contest with the traditional support of the Spanish Tasters Union.
In organic wines, in the XI edition of EcoRacimos 2010, gold medals have been awarded to organic wines: Petrer Ermita Reserve of Petrer Bocopa (Alicante) and Piedra Luenga PX of Robles (Montilla, Córdoba).
In organic oils in the IX EcoTrama Competition 2010, first prize was awarded to Frantoi Cutrera Di Cutrera Giovanni (Ragusa, Italia) by its organic oil. It is the first time a leading Italian win first prize in the International Competition.
The delivery of the awards will take place at a public event to be held within the next Organic Food Fair, BIOCORDOBA 2010, in November this year.
Thousands of reasons to reward the best
Whereas the stimulation of quality extra virgin olive oil from organic farming is important. Given that it is of great interest to award the best extra virgin olive oil organic, to promote its image and contribute to proper marketing of these products. And, reflecting that the execution of an international competition, within the framework of the XIV Farming Fair - 2010 BIOCORDOBA promote the achievement of these objectives, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Junta de Andalucía, the Provincial Council Córdoba, the Association and the Association CAAE EPEA, the same organizers have decided to call the Ninth International Quality Competition Oil Organic Extra Virgin Olive. The date of the contest was on June 5, 2010.
On the other hand, the XI International Cata-EcoRacimos Competition show wines made from grapes from organic agriculture, it is a competition "officially recognized" by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, governed by Royal Decree 1679/99 which establishes basic rules for these contests regulators. It is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Junta de Andalucía, Córdoba Provincial Council, the Association and the Association EPEA CAAE and held as an activity of the Ecological Food Fair BioCórdoba 2010.
Maintain and activate the production of high quality wines, valuing the environment and respect for nature.
Make known in trade and consumer wine wealth of the participating countries, their work and development.
To contribute to the spread of wine culture for its healthy qualities, and responsible consumption.
Bringing together internationally renowned tasters to encourage professional contact.
Stimulate the improvement of production winemaking, to achieve the highest levels of quality.
Promote and encourage the development of wines from organic agriculture.
Sources: Ecoalimenta / Biocordoba