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From Tree to Table

River Estate is a boutique single estate producer of premium New Zealand extra virgin olive oil.

2021 Oils Now Available

 

Our 2021 New Zealand olive oils and table olives are now available for purchase.

Oliveti Olive Oil competition
 

We submitted 6 oils for the 2020 Awards:

 

  • Frantoio won Gold medal and Best in Class

  • Tuscan Blend won a silver  medal

  • Koroneiki  won a Silver medal

  • Leccino won a silver medal

  • Chemlali won a silver medal

  • Picual won a silver medal

Royal Easter Show Awards
 

We submitted 4 oils for the 2019 Awards:

 

  • Frantoio won a Silver medal

  • Picual, Koroneiki and Tuscan Blend won Bronze medals

ONZ Certified Oil - certified Extra Virgin

 

All our olive oils are firstly laboratory tested first to ensure they meet the chemical composition required.  Of the 2021  olive oils, only 4 passed and are classified as Extra Virgin olive oils. The other two are Virgin grade olive oil.

 
They are then tasted by specially convened organoleptic sensory tasting panel, looking for fruitiness, flavours, complexity, intensity and no defects. Any taste defect the oil is down graded from Extra Virgin Olive oil.