TE ARAI OLIVE ESTATE NEWS
Whilst we have a history of international awards and recognition for our oils,
we no longer enter competitions.
We focus on living sustainably on our land.
Growing our own produce, making wine, bread and tending our animals.
Previous awards include:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY FAIR 2006
Best in Show - International Medium Intensity Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Best in Class - New Zealand Monocultivar Frantoio & Classic Blends
Four Gold Medals - Frantoio, Koroneiki, Motutira & Mangawhai Gold
FLOS OLEI - A GUIDE TO THE WORLDS BEST OLIVE OILS
Te Arai has been listed by Marco Oreggia in his Guide to the World's Best Olive Oils for more than seven years.
2007 Italian ALMA TROPHY Winner
Southern Hemisphere extra virgin olive oil with the best chemical composition
Motutira 2007 was included in the SAVANTES Programme in Seville and Modena
in May 2008 for a tasting of the Worlds Finest Olive Oils
Olives New Zealand National Awards 2007
3 GOLD medals for: Motutira, Frantoio & Leccino
1 SILVER medal for: Koroneiki
Grand Mention Diploma in "Armonia" Trofeo Alma - Italy (2006 Harvest)
Te Arai Olive Estate supports Olives New Zealand's CERTIFICATION programme.
This is the National Olive Association who are endeavouring to provide consumers with a
guarantee of quality by screening New Zealand extra virgin olive oils and awarding
certification to those oils which meet their strict criteria for laboratory results and taste,
Look for our bottles showing the RED ONZ CERTIFIED stickers!