Awards

We no longer enter any competitions, since our downsizing, as we feel we have already made our point about the quality of our EVOO.

April 2012. Biol New Zealand 2012 at international Biol awards for organic EVOO, which is held in Bari, Italy each year. GOLD Medal awarded. One of only 2 awarded to southern hemisphere oils this year.

April 2011. Biol New Zealand 2011 at international Biol awards for organic EVOO, which is held in Bari, Italy each year.

June 2009. At the OLI DA OLIVE l’Orciolo d’Oro (Italy) international EVOO awards Distinzione in the Medio class was awarded to Moutere Grove organic EVOO 2008.

June 2008. OLI DA OLIVE l’Orciolo d’Oro (Pesaro – Italy) international EVOO awards, based in Italy, awarded FIRST PLACE to Moutere Grove organic EVOO 2007 in the Delicate class.

March 2008. Gold Star Award for our 2007 EVOO from the Sante Magazine for Restaurant Professionals, in the USA.

22nd September 2007. Gold Medal awarded to Moutere Grove 2007 blend at the Olives New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards.

June 2007. Der Feinschmecker, the prestigious German food and wine magazine, featured Moutere Grove organic EVOO from 2006 as one of the 200 Best Olive Oils in the World.

16th June 2007. Gold Medal awarded to Moutere Grove 2006 blend at the LA International EVOO awards in Los Angeles.

7th October 2006. Gold Medal awarded to Moutere Grove for the 2006 season blend at the Olives New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards.

October 2005 Gold Medal awarded for Moutere Grove from the 2005 season at the New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards.

August 2005 – Moutere Grove was awarded a Gold Medal at the ‘Great Taste Awards’ run by the Guild of Fine Food Retailers in the United Kingdom. These awards are known as the ‘Oscars’ of Fine Food.

17th May 2005. Moutere Grove has been awarded a Gold Medal at the LA County Fair extra virgin olive oil competion 2005, for our 2004 season oil. This is a great achievement at the world’s largest international competition for extra virgin olive oils.

23rd May 2006. Moutere Grove has once again been awarded a Gold Medal at the LA County Fair for our 2005 oil.

On 30th April 2005, Moutere Grove organic extra virgin olive oil from the 2004 season received one of 3 international awards presented at the worlds premier international organic olive oil awards, the Premio Biol, in Bari, Italy.

On May 6th 2004, Moutere Grove organic extra virgin olive oil from the 2003 harvest, was awarded ‘Diplome de Gran Menzione’ (Honourable Mention) at the Leone d’Oro dei Mastri Oleari olive oil awards, in Parma, Italy.

On May 18th 2001 at the Olive Business 2001 Awards in Melbourne, Australia,  the 2000 harvest from Moutere Grove was awarded “First in class” for commercial bitter / pungent extra virgin olive oil, and “Highest score in all classes” for extra virgin olive oil.  For full story, read Olive Business 2001 Awards

Moutere Grove has received awards at the Olives New Zealand awards each year since their inception.