Coriole Vineyards from South Australia was named best table olive of the Australian Table Olive competition announced on Tuesday, 28 October at the 12th National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards dinner held in Canberra.
The first Australian Extra Virgin olive oil with the Code of Practice symbol has entered retailers’ outlets with Cobram Estate leading the way. Cobram Estate’s three-litre tin is the first to include the Code of Practice logo, with other products following the path in the next four to
Victoria’s Annual Olive Festival, now in its 8th year, will be held at the international award winning Witchmount Estate Winery in Rockbank on Sunday 16 November from 10am to 5pm to showcase Victoria’s olive, food and wine industry.
The ABC’s 7.30 Report on 6 October focused on the Australian olive industry with news of the test results of 12 oils (nine imported and three Australian major supermarket brands). AOA President Paul Miller, and Dr Rod Mailer were interviewed at length, along with DAFF Minister, Tony B