We are very excited to announce that we did exceptionally well at the 2016 SA Olive Awards, Marbrin received 3 Gold and 1 Silver medal for our 2016 blends, we are only one of four farms in the country to receive 4 Golds. Now the wait begins to see if we have been nominated for the ABSA top 5 oils in the country, hold thumbs. A huge congratulations to all the winners
“A total of 36 extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) of the 2016 harvest were lauded as South Africa’s finest during the annual SA Olive Awards gala dinner held last night (Thursday, 01 September). These premium products walked off with Gold medals in three categories – 6 for Delicate, 20 for Medium and 10 for Intense. The competition, now in its 11th year, attracted a record 110 entries. In addition to the 36 Gold medals, 53 Silver and 11 Bronze medals were awarded.
A team of professional tasters meticulously scrutinized the medal contenders one-by-one according to quality, complexity and balance in terms of aroma and taste during a four-day blind tasting.” SA Olive