The purpose of the Palermo based " Domina - International Olive Oil Contest " competition, held in May, is to promote and enhance the high quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil industry.
The Contest, organized by VINAR SA Argentina and Antonio G. Lauro Italia for Domina Hotels, aims to promote the connection between Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a healthy diet and nutritional habits as well as providing information on its health advantages for consumers.
President of the competition
Antonio Giuseppe Lauro, agronomist, is olive oil consultant, educator, journalist and leading international panel; taster of extra virgin olive oil since 1995, is a leading international panel since 2003 in accordance with the rules of the IOC.
Stefania Reggio is the event Manager. Domina Hotel Group is a leading hotel chain, with a mentality and an international perspective, but with a strong Italian character; developed and consolidated in Egypt, Italy, Germany, Russia, Latvia, Estonia and is appreciated for its excellent value for money services, which has allowed us to be able to count on a strong loyal clientele. It is a dynamic company, constantly expanding projected innovation, improvement and quality of facilities that offer a level of service and attention to detail.
Sample General Coordinator: Leonardo R. Castellani
Leonardo R. Castellani (Oenologist) General coordinator for samples in wine, liquor, and olive oil contests. He has acted as international judge for wines and liquors since 1997. At the moment he is one of the busiest general coordinators for samples (olive oil, wines and liquors) in the world and has served as co-director of 149 International Wine Contests and 22 International Olive Oil Contests.