Olive Oil from South Africa

World class award winning olive oil!! Now imported and distributed in Canada by Meerkat Trading www.meerkatoliveoils.com
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Art in the olive groves at Tokara in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Art in the olive groves at Tokara in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Art in the garden at Tokara Olive Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Art in the garden at Tokara Olive Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Relative newcomers to the ancient art of olive oil, South African olive oil producers are proving they’ve got what it takes to compete against, and beat, the best in the world.

Relative newcomers to the ancient art of olive oil, South African olive oil producers are proving they’ve got what it takes to compete against, and beat, the best in the world.

Tokara Olive Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Tokara Olive Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Always a favourite and delightful packaging too

Always a favourite and delightful packaging too

Art in the garden at Tokara Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Art in the garden at Tokara Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Extra Virgin Olive Oil and preserves for sale at Babylonstoren in South Africa. A stunning wine and fruit farm with a kitchen garden based on a 17th century design. http://www.babylonstoren.com/

Extra Virgin Olive Oil and preserves for sale at Babylonstoren in South Africa. A stunning wine and fruit farm with a kitchen garden based on a 17th century design. http://www.babylonstoren.com/

Morgenster in Somerset West, South Africa.

Morgenster in Somerset West, South Africa.

How to taste olive oil

Is olive oil all a bit complicated? In a recent tasting with Rio Largo we discussed terminology and learnt how to taste olive oil.

Harvesting olives at Tokara in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Harvesting olives at Tokara in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Ready to taste freshly pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Tokara, in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Ready to taste freshly pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Tokara, in Stellenbosch, South Africa

TOP 5 olive oils in South Africa: Rio Largo Premium Blend, Andante Intenso, Andante Forte, De Rustica Private Press and Gabrielskloof Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Learn more at: http://www.crushmag-online.com/sas-top-5-olive-oils/#.U7MDkI1dUVk

TOP 5 olive oils in South Africa: Rio Largo Premium Blend, Andante Intenso, Andante Forte, De Rustica Private Press and Gabrielskloof Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Learn more at: http://www.crushmag-online.com/sas-top-5-olive-oils/#.U7MDkI1dUVk

Porterville Olive Groves, home of Andante olive oils, in the Swartland, South Africa.

Porterville Olive Groves, home of Andante olive oils, in the Swartland, South Africa.

Morgenster Estate in Somerset West, South Africa. Producer of world class wine and olive oil.

Morgenster Estate in Somerset West, South Africa. Producer of world class wine and olive oil.

Peeking through the window at the olive press at Olyfberg in the Breede River Valley, South Africa.

Peeking through the window at the olive press at Olyfberg in the Breede River Valley, South Africa.

Wild guinea fowl roosting at Foxenburg Olive Estate, where they are the pest control for organically grown olives. Near Wellington in South Africa.

Wild guinea fowl roosting at Foxenburg Olive Estate, where they are the pest control for organically grown olives. Near Wellington in South Africa.

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