It is with great pleasure to have attended the recent 2012 National Olive Conference & Trade Exhibition by the Australian Olive Association.
As the official sponsor of The Olive Centre’s Grove of the Year Award bought prestige to the night being won by Victorian Olive Oil Project (better known as Redisland).
Along with some other great results from the Gold Award winners including Nullamunjie EVOO who installed a Barigelli State of the Art plant and coming out with this award on a new machine was outstanding! Their oil was described as ‘Rich fresh herbaceous oil with green apple and sweet spices on the palate. Lots of fruit depth and persistence which was matched by good bitterness and pungency. Vibrant finish.”
Also, Golden Creek Olives, Gold Award & Best of Class winner with their blend of Arbequina & Picual processed on their new Oliomio machine was described as ‘Interesting flavours of green banana and honeydew melon. Some tropical and citrus flavours add to the palate. A slowly building bitterness and pepperiness. An elegant oil, with all points in balance”.
A consistent performer Cradle Coast Olives, again won GOLD with their Essence of the Cradle Extra Virgin Olive Oil described as “Fresh complex green olive and almond aromas. Lively green banana flavours with a persistent spicy pungency. Strongly supported by Chair. Cradle Coast have won the Best Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil in previous years and consistently achieve many of the top awards at a National Level.
Congratulations to our other winners Cape Schanck Olive Estate, Rash Valley Olives, Yalbury Olives, Lentara Olives, L’Oliveraie and Camilo Enterprises.
Confirming that with the combination of latest technology, The Olive Centre backup support in combination with working one-on-one with our growers can make a multi-award winning combination. The diversity of growing conditions and the matching of the right technology for each project proves that The Olive Centre can help you to achieve the maximum from your grove!