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The 2022 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards

Kapiti and Wairarapa Olive Oil makers have dominated the annual New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards, winning four of the five major awards for Olive Oil Excellence. The winners were announced tonight at the Olives NZ 2022 Award Ceremony.

The top awards were as follows:

      • Best in Show – Waikawa Glen Blend, Kapiti
      • Best Boutique – The Olive Press ‘Pressed Gold’ Koroneiki, Wairarapa
      • Reserve Best in Show – Lot Eight Reserve, Wairarapa
      • Reserve Best Boutique – Southlea Olives, Canterbury
      • Best Flavoured Oil – Noble Estate Kaffir Lime, Kapiti

Pictured are the 2022 Best in Show winners, Lisa Buchan and Glenn Wigley from Waikawa Glen, receiving their trophy from Awards Roberto Zecca.

Best in Show 2022
Commercial Intense – Blends Waikawa Glen Blend Lisa Buchan and Glenn Wigley Kapiti
Reserve in Show 2022
Commercial Medium – Blends Lot Eight Reserve Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa
Best in Boutique 2022
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal The Olive Press ‘Pressed Gold’ Koroneiki Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Reserve in Boutique 2022
Boutique Medium – Blends Southlea Olives Peter & Frances Baylis Canterbury
Best Flavoured Oil 2022
Flavoured Citrus Noble Estate Kaffir Lime Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Best in Class Winners 2022
Boutique Medium – Blends Southlea Olives Peter & Frances Baylis Canterbury
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Te Horo Olives Frantoio Sonia and Peter Blaikie Kapiti
Boutique Mild – Single Varietal Isobel Olives Koroneiki Chris Piper Marlborough
Boutique Intense – Blends Isobel Olives Blend Chris Piper Marlborough
Boutique Mild – Blends Man O’ War Charmaine Maitland Waiheke
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal The Olive Press ‘Pressed Gold’ Koroneiki Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Commercial Mild – Single Varietal Telegraph Hill Premium Blend Geoff Crawford Hawkes Bay
Commercial Mild – Blends Olive Black Blend Richard Lee and Nga Wai Chiu Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Blends Lot Eight Reserve Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Loopline Olives Picual Stephen Davies Howard Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Juno Olive Oil Picual Andrew Liley Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Noble Estate Kaffir Lime Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Flavoured Other Juno Olive Oil Basil Agrumato Andrew Liley Wairarapa
Gold Medal Winners 2022
Gold – Boutique
Boutique Medium – Blends Southlea Olives Peter & Frances Baylis Canterbury
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Te Horo Olives Frantoio Sonia and Peter Blaikie Kapiti
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Noble Estate Mission Reserve 1 Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Boutique Mild – Single Varietal Isobel Olives Koroneiki Chris Piper Marlborough
Boutique Intense – Blends Isobel Olives Blend Chris Piper Marlborough
Boutique Mild – Blends Man O’ War Charmaine Maitland Waiheke
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Leafyridge Olives Koroneiki Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Leafyridge Olives Picholene Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Juno Olive Oil Picholene Andrew Liley Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal The Olive Press ‘Pressed Gold’ Intense #1 Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal The Olive Press ‘Pressed Gold’ Koroneiki Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal River Grove Koroneiki Steven & Chris Price Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal River Grove Picual Steven & Chris Price Wairarapa
Gold – Commercial
Commercial Medium – Blends Longview Olives Extra Virgin Olive Oil Anita and Alan Blakemore Canterbury
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Old French Road Kalamata Jan & Niall Whyte, Holland Canterbury
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Old French Road Picholene Jan & Niall Whyte, Holland Canterbury
Commercial Intense – Blends Dunford Grove EVOO No. 2 Blend Jocelyn Robinson & Sandy Black Central Otago
Commercial Intense – Blends Ollie’s Oil 002 Stephen and Olivia Morris Central Otago
Commercial Mild – Single Varietal Telegraph Hill Premium Blend Geoff Crawford Hawkes Bay
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Rata Olives Frantoio Hamilton and Gaylene McConachy Kapiti
Commercial Intense – Blends Kapiti Olives Frantoio Blend Grant and Diana Crosse Kapiti
Commercial Intense – Blends Waikawa Glen Blend Lisa and Glenn Buchan and Wigley Kapiti
Commercial Medium – Blends Faversham Olive Grove Janine Mayson Marlborough
Commercial Intense – Blends Kakariki Olives Mediterranean Blend Ray and Brenda Gregory Nelson
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Cove Olives Frantoio Wendy & Wayne Ellery Northland
Commercial Mild – Blends Olive Black Blend Richard Lee and Nga Wai Chiu Wairarapa
Commercial Mild – Blends Olive Black Ethereal Artisan Kitchen Richard Lee and Nga Wai Chiu Wairarapa
Commercial Mild – Single Varietal Olive Black Fisher & Paykel Richard Lee and Nga Wai Chiu Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Blends Blue Earth Tuscan Mike & Margaret Hanson Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Blends Lot Eight Oil Makers Blend Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Blends Lot Eight Reserve Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Blends Olivo Tuscan Estate Helen & John Meehan Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Leafyridge Olives Frantoio Early Harvest Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Loopline Olives Picholene Stephen Davies Howard Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Loopline Olives Picual Stephen Davies Howard Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Olea Naturae Frantoio Charles & Kay Chinnaiyah Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Olivo Barnea Estate Helen & John Meehan Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Blends The Olive Press Pressed Gold Oil Makers Blend Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Blends Two Sheds Tuscan Blend Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Juno Olive Oil Picual Andrew Liley Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Leafyridge Olives Picual Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Olive Press Pressed Gold Intense #2 Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Olive Press Pressed Gold Picual Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Gold – Flavoured
Flavoured Citrus Noble Estate Kaffir Lime Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Flavoured Citrus Juno Olive Oil Blood Orange Agrumato Andrew Liley Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Midori Yuzu Olive Oil Neville and Junko Chun Wairarapa
Flavoured Other Juno Olive Oil Basil Agrumato Andrew Liley Wairarapa
Silver Medal Winners 2022
Silver – Boutique
Boutique Medium – Blends McGiven Valley Olive Oil Christopher & Heather Seel Auckland
Boutique Mild – Blends Mystery Valley Produce 1st Press 2022 Blend David Henderson & Patsy Taylor Bay of Plenty
Boutique Intense – Blends Stoney Grove Estate Tuscan Blend Trevor and Sandy Helm Canterbury
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Old French Road Manzanillo Jan Whyte & Niall Holland Canterbury
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Robinsons Bay RB2 Chris & Annette Moore Canterbury
Boutique Intense – Blends Community Day Stephen and Olivia Morris Central Otago
Boutique Medium – Blends Rata Olives Blend  Hamilton and Gaylene McConachy Kapiti
Boutique Intense – Blends Totara Tunnel Leccino & Pendolino Blend Brent Meldrum & Sally Murrey Kapiti
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Kel-Burn Estate Frantoio Alec & Anne Webster Kapiti
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Noble Estate Frantoio Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Noble Estate Mission Reserve  2 Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Waikawa Glen Koroneiki Lisa Buchan and Glenn Wigley Kapiti
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Koutu Cornel de Ronde Northland
Boutique Intense – Blends Cove Olives Blend Wendy & Wayne Ellery Northland
Boutique Medium – Blends The Waiheke Island Good Oil Blend Carolyn Eichler Waiheke
Boutique Medium – Blends Woodside Bay Waiheke Blend John and Angela Goodwin Waiheke
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Woodside Bay Picual John and Angela Goodwin Waiheke
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Dali Frantoio Ross Vintiner & Andrea Stewart Wairarapa
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Olivo Koroneiki Helen & John Meehan Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Blends Olive2Oil Grove Blend Rod & Elaine Corlett Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Blends The Olive Press Pressed Gold Tuscan Blend Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Blends River Grove South Grove Blend Steven & Chris Price Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Bella Olea Koroneiki Chris and Hilary Penman Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Bella Olea Leccino P7043 Chris and Hilary Penman Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Dali Koroneiki Ross Vintiner & Andrea Stewart Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Dali Picual Ross Vintiner & Andrea Stewart Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal River Grove Chemali Steven & Chris Price Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal River Grove Frantoio Steven & Chris Price Wairarapa
Silver – Commercial
Commercial Medium – Blends Bracu Olive Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil Johno Smith Auckland
Commercial Medium – Blends Olive Trading Company Extra Virgin Olive Oil Johno Smith Auckland
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Bracu Olive Estate Frantoio Johno Smith Auckland
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Olive Trading Company Frantoio Johno Smith Auckland
Commercial Medium – Blends Old French Road Blend Jan Whyte & Niall Holland Canterbury
Commercial Medium – Blends Robinsons Bay GB1 Chris & Annette Moore Canterbury
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Old French Road Frantoia Jan Whyte & Niall Holland Canterbury
Commercial Intense – Blends Robinsons Bay GB2 Chris & Annette Moore Canterbury
Commercial Intense – Blends Robinsons Bay GB3 Chris & Annette Moore Canterbury
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Robinsons Bay RB1 Chris & Annette Moore Canterbury
Commercial Intense – Blends Dunford Grove EVOO No. 1 Blend Jocelyn Robinson & Sandy Black Central Otago
Commercial Intense – Blends Ollie’s Oil 001 Stephen and Olivia Morris Central Otago
Commercial Medium – Blends Terra Sancta Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Medium – Blends The Village Press Tuki Grove Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal The Village Press Frantoio Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal KOHA Extra Virgin Olive Oil Vern Winitana Hawkes Bay
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Village Press Barnea Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Village Press Leccino  Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Village Press Picholene Tank A Late Harvest Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Village Press Picholene Tank B Early Harvest Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Village Press Picual Nathan Casey Hawkes Bay
Commercial Mild – Single Varietal Rata Olives Leccino Hamilton and Gaylene McConachy Kapiti
Commercial Medium – Blends Kapiti Olives Koroneiki Blend Grant and Diana Crosse Kapiti
Commercial Medium – Blends Kapiti Olives Leccino/Picual Grant and Diana Crosse Kapiti
Commercial Medium – Blends Kapiti Olives Picual Blend Grant and Diana Crosse Kapiti
Commercial Intense – Blends Waikawa Glen Frantoio/Leccino Lisa Buchan and Glenn Wigley Kapiti
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Waikōkopu Grove and Orchard Huhana Smith Kapiti
Commercial Medium – Blends RSA Three Services Extra Virgin Olive Oil John Cragg Marlborough
Commercial Mild – Blends Villa Grove Estate Phil and Rachel Costello Nelson
Commercial Intense – Blends Kakariki Olives Blend Ray and Brenda Gregory Nelson
Commercial Intense – Blends Tasman Ridge Ray and Brenda Gregory Nelson
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Kakariki Olives Frantoio Ray and Brenda Gregory Nelson
Commercial Medium – Blends Koru Olives/Oliven am Meer/Strathview Olives Julie Mays Northland
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Olives on the Hill Frantoio Chris and Linda Smith Northland
Commercial Intense – Blends Waiwaia  Paul & Shelley Stockman Waiheke
Commercial Mild – Single Varietal Leafyridge Olives Pendolino Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Leafyridge Olives Leccino Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Olea Naturae Leccino Charles & Kay Chinnaiyah Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Olea Naturae Pendalino Charles & Kay Chinnaiyah Wairarapa
Commercial Medium – Single Varietal Olea Naturae Picual Charles & Kay Chinnaiyah Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Blends Blue Earth Classic Mike & Margaret Hanson Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Blends Blue Earth Intense Mike & Margaret Hanson Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Juno Olive Oil Leccino Andrew Liley Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal Leafyridge Olives Frantoio Late Harvest Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Commercial Intense – Single Varietal The Olive Press Pressed Gold Leccino Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Silver – Flavoured
Flavoured Citrus Rata Olives Tangelo Agrumato Hamilton and Gaylene McConachy Kapiti
Flavoured Other Noble Estate Chilli Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Flavoured Other Noble Estate Garlic Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Flavoured Citrus Bella Olea Lemon Chris and Hilary Penman Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Leafyridge Olives Lime Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Leafyridge Olives Citrus Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Leafyridge Olives Lemon Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Leafyridge Olives Lemon & Lime Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Lot Eight Citrus Olive Oil Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus Lot Eight Yuzu Olive Oil Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa
Flavoured Citrus The Olive Press Pressed Gold Kaffir Lime Agrumato Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Flavoured Other Leafyridge Olives Chilli Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Flavoured Other Leafyridge Olives Tuscan Herb Craig & Ruth Leaf-Wright Wairarapa
Flavoured Other Lot Eight Flavours of the East Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa
Flavoured Other The Olive Press Pressed Gold Rosmarino Blu Toscano Agrumato Rod Lingard Wairarapa
Bronze Medal Winners 2022
Bronze – Boutique
Boutique Mild – Blends Duck Creek Road Batch 2 Frantoio & J5  Derek and Sally Holland Auckland
Boutique Medium – Blends Ti Point Frantoio/J5 Shane Anderson Auckland
Boutique Medium – Blends Ti Point Frantoio/Nocellara Shane Anderson Auckland
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal Duck Creek Road Frantoio Batch 1 Derek and Sally Holland Auckland
Boutique Medium – Single Varietal Te Horo Koroneiki Sonia and Peter Blaikie Kapiti
Boutique Intense – Blends Huangarua Olives Jamie & Diana Reid Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Blends Left Field Tuscan Colin & Diane Hadley Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal River Grove Leccino Steven & Chris Price Wairarapa
Boutique Intense – Single Varietal River Grove Picholene Steven & Chris Price Wairarapa
Bronze – Flavoured
Flavoured Citrus Noble Estate Lemon Rob and Tricia Noble-Beasley Kapiti
Flavoured Citrus Rata Olives Lemon & Lime Agrumato Hamilton and Gaylene McConachy Kapiti
Flavoured Other Lot Eight G & T Olive Oil Colin & Nalini Baruch Wairarapa

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