For its excellence in making Extra Virgin Olive Oil. «We are proud of being part of Círculo Fortuny, a forum where we share experiences and knowledge with its 62 members to work together in Spain brand enhancement” Mr Alfredo Barral Chairman of Hacienda Queiles
Hacienda Queiles, awarded “The best Extra Virgin Olive Oil of the World” in its category by Flos Olei Guide 2016, joins Círculo Fortuny, the only association recognized abroad as the legitimate voice and representative of Spain’s high end goods and services companies and world-renowned cultural institutions.
Abadía Retuerta, Castillo de Canena, Cinco Jotas, Dehesa de Los Llanos, Gramona, LA Organic, Marqués de Griñón Family Estates, Marqués de Murrieta Estates & Wines, Numanthia, Osborne Vinos Viejos, Real Conservera Española, Vega Sicilia, Viñedos and Bodegas Sierra Cantabria and Hacienda Queiles take part of the gastronomic heritage of the asociation chaired by Mr Carlos Falcó, Marqués de Griñón.
Círculo Fortuny has four of the best worldwide olive oil brands according to Flos Olei international guide: CASTILLO DE CANENA, HACIENDA QUEILES, LA ORGANIC, MARQUÉS DE GRIÑÓN FAMILY ESTATES Olive groves have been cultivated in the Queiles Valley of southern Navarre since Roman times.
Here, today, Hacienda Queiles grows olive trees with greatest care to obtain a perfect fruit.
The unique characteristics of its Arbequina olives are due to stony, limestone soils and a severe climate with very cold winters and hot summers.
Only a perfect fruit, harvested and selected carefully, can produce an Extra Virgin olive oil such as ABBAE DE QUEILES. In its own olive mill, of exquisite architecture, Hacienda Queiles uses state-of-the-art techniques and the combined expertise of its tasters and mill master to produce its output, bottled in numbered bottles, the true expression of a passion for the olive. Hacienda Queiles is currently present in over 25 countries.
They are numerous awards and recognitions received by Hacienda Queiles in contests to the quality of its olive oils and the most important guides in the world: Best Mill of Spain 2008 by the Spanish Association of Olive Municipalities (AEMO) “Alimentos de España”.
Ministry of Agriculture 2012. Best EVOO of the country in all categories Best Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Ministry of Agriculture 2012 Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil, IOOC 2012, 2013, 2014 Best Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Flos Olei Guide 2016 Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Expoliva 2013 Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Ecotrama 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 More than 40 awards in other national and international competitions.