Rafael Muela was born in Jaén in Spain and is a member of the 3rd generation of a family involved in olive oil since 1942. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Mueloliva and Almazara de Muela, companies which have developed throughout his career and where he is also Commercial and Marketing Director.

Rafel and his brothers, among other achievements, have turned Venta del Baron and Mueloliva Picuda into two of the best extra virgin olive oils worldwide. Venta del Baron has held the accolade ‘Best Extra Virgin Olive in the World’ for two consecutive years.

Rafael has a Masters degree in Marketing and Sales Management from ESIC and graduated from the University Antonio de Nebrija in Management and Business Management.

He is a Tasting Panel Member for DOP Priego de Córdoba.