Winning Ayama 2013 Olive Oils!

Monday, 26 August, 2013
Ayama Wines
Silver, Silver, Bronze!!! 3 medals for great Ayama Olive oils!
Driving for the second year to the Venue for the awards function, in a cloudy and cold evening, we were telling each other how far we have come since 2003, when we decided to commit our lives to a dream of having a farm in South Africa.

Attilio’s passion for olive oil pushed us into planting the first trees on Slent in 2007 not knowing if we could make a good olive oil but determined to do our best. Our maiden harvest in 2012 gave us the chance to make a SILVER medal extra virgin olive oil out of the 4 varieties we planted: Leccino, Frantoio, Coratina and Mission.

This year we played around with different varieties blending, sharing this fun time with olive oil passionate friends, and at the end we couldn’t chose between 2 blends and a single variety olive oil. All of them very different, great flavors and taste. Each of them great with different recipes. And we said.. why not?? Let’s have 3 different great olive oils. We entered the competition and...

  • SILVER in Medium Category for our Frantoio/Leccino/Mission/Coratina AYAMA 2013 OLIO
  • SILVER in Intense Category for Frantoio/Leccino/Mission AYAMA 2013 OLIO
  • BRONZE in Medium Category for Leccino AYAMA 2013 OLIO!!!

  • AYAMA team.