The Olive Oil Tasting Trail stretches from Auckland to the Far North, and there are plenty of growers and experts around to help you on your tour.
Visit stunning olive groves, some with magnificent views and experience for yourself the different micro-climates that olive trees grow in.
Throughout the world, by definition, extra virgin olive oil must be an entirely natural product. It is the juice obtained from olives that have been processed mechanically and only processed once.
Nothing may be added and neither heat nor chemicals may be used at any stage of the process. Indeed many of our growers have organic olive groves where you’ll be learning about the different production processes and uses characteristics of organic olive oil.
You can experience every step of olive oil production whilst touring the Oliveti members Olive groves and the Press Houses. You’ll be welcomed to view the olive oil presses, then finish up with a testing session under the guidance of a grower.
At the end of your visit, you can choose to have your favourite varieties to buy or have shipped to your home address.