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From Tree to Table

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

2020 Oils Now Available

 

Our 2020 New Zealand olive oils and table olives are now available for purchase.

Oliveti Olive Oil competition
 

We submitted 5 oils for the 2019 Awards:

 

  • Frantoio won Gold medal and Best in Class

  • Tuscan Blend won a Gold  medal

  • Koroneiki  won a Silver medal

  • Leccino won a Bronze medal

  • Chemlali won a Bronze 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 by Olives NZ.  The 2020  olive oils passed and are certified as Extra Virgin olive oils.

 
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.