Olives New Zealand

2014 NZ EVOO Awards

July 21, 2014


The Executive of Olives New Zealand and GEA Westfalia are pleased to launch the 2014 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards.

The 2014 Judges Panel comprises:

International Head Judge: Franca Camurati from Italy.

From Australia: Jenny Birrell and Trudie Michels.

New Zealand Judges: Raffaela Delmonte, Rachel Costello and Rachel Priestly.

The New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards are arguably the premier olive oil awards in New Zealand because this is the only competition that requires:

  1. all entries to have been certified as Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  2. all Judges to have completed formal tasting training and to have previous experience in judging Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  3. a judging panel that includes international Extra Virgin Olive Oil tasting experts.


Best in Show – Andy Rosanowski Trophy plus Framed Certificate with Rosette attached sponsored by GEA Westfalia

Best Boutique – Perpetual trophy sponsored by COSPAK Ltd plus Framed Certificate with Rosette attached

Best in Class – Framed Certificates with Rosettes attached sponsored by Arthur Homes Ltd

Best Processor – Perpetual trophy donated by Imreys Talc plus Framed Certificate with Rosette attached

Best Label – Outright trophy sponsored by mrlabels & print

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners receive a certificate.

All entries will receive a copy of their summarised Judging Points Assessment Sheet including comments.

Entries open: Monday 11 August 2014            Entries close: Friday 5 September 2014

The results of the 2014 NZ EVOO  Awards will be announced at the Awards Dinner in Wellington on Saturday 4th October.

For more information on the judges and our Facilitator/Scrutineer, see the Awards Information Pack.

If you wish to enter the 2014 NZ EVOO Awards you must submit your oil for certification by 8th August to ensure that results are back in time for entry.

Click here for all related documentation and full details.

Awards 2014 Information Pack

2014 Awards Entry Form

2014 NZEVOO Awards Conditions and Rules

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