Gabriëlskloof Estate, a wine and olive jewel of the Overberg, has released its newest vintage 2015 Estate Extra Virgin Oil.
Despite a record number of 671 olive oils from 25 countries competing in the 2015 New York International Olive Oil Competition, Willow Creek claimed gold, thereby becoming South Africa’s only producer to earn their inclusion in the list of ‘The World’s Best Olive Oils 2015’.
For the second year in a row Morgenster extra virgin olive oil, grown and produced at the Estate in Somerset West, has been awarded the top score of 98 points out of a possible 100 in the authoritative international Flos Olei competition which assesses the world’s best olive oils.
Consumers are becoming more and more aware of the health benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and now there is a guide to assist consumers to find the best local oils.
Oakhurst Olives, the award-winning olive producer from Tulbagh, has captured the attention of the local gastronomy industry by securing a contract to become the exclusive table olive provider for seafood restaurant giant Ocean Basket.
At the world’s most prestigious olive oil competition, Sol D’Oro, held for the first time from 29 September to 3 October in the Southern Hemisphere in Santiago, Chile, South African olive oil producers excelled.
The crème de la crème of South African extra virgin olive oils were unveiled at the Absa Top 5 Olive Oil Awards today. The winners edged out an impressive line-up of leading olive oil exponents for the coveted Top 5 positions.
The 13th Edition of the Marco Zichella Awards, for many one of the highlights of the olive industry calendar, took place on the 3rd of October in Stellenbosch.
A handful of premium locally-produced extra virgin olive oils have been selected as finalists for the 2014 Absa Top 5.
South Africa’s leading olive oil producers were honoured with gold medals at the annual SA Olive Awards last night (28 August). A total of 17 exceptional extra virgin oils received gold medals in three categories – 3 for Delicate, 8 for Medium and 6 for Intense style oils.