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Extra Virginity – A book worth reading

Extra Virginity by Tom Mueller was released in January of this year and has become a New York Times best seller. This description taken from the book itself: The sacred history and profane present of a substance long seen as the essence of health and civilization. For millennia, fresh olive oil has been one of […]

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SA Olive Awards 2012 Results

A total of 63 olive oils from 39 producers were entered into the SA Olive Awards, run by the SA Olive Industry Association. 19 Golds were awarded by the judges, after 3 days of blind tasting. Giulio Betrand, owner of the historic Morgenster Estate in Somerset West, was honoured with a Life Time Achiever trophy […]

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