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The Armonia – A.NZ.SA olive oil competition award ceremony was held in Sydney on 3 December. Major award winners were:

  • Delicate Fruity – 1. Alto Olives, Alto Organic, Australia; 2. The Little General, Blend, Australia.
  • Medium Fruity – 1. Nolans Road, Robust – Organic Blend, Australia; 2. Hidden Valley, Blend, South Africa.
  • Intense Fruity – 1. Paringa Ridge , Leontyna – Picual, Australia; 2. Varapodio Estate, Gold – South Australia Verdale, Australia.
  • “Single Armonia” Damian Conlan Award 2012 (single varietal oil with most complete and harmonious sensory profile in each variety) – Alto Olives, Alto “Vividus”, Australia; Kalaparee Olives, Frantoio, Australia.
  • Olive Oil Processor Award 2012 (olive oil processor from each state producing the greatest number of competition winners, sponsored by Australian & New Zealand Olivegrower & Processor): NSW – Rylstone Olive Press; South Australia – Diana Olives; Victoria – Kyneton Olives; WA – Frankland River Olives.

“Armonie in the Kitchen”, chaired by MasterChef Australia’s Gary Mehigan, was the final segment of the competition, with chefs and cooking enthusiasts preparing dishes using the award-winning extra virgin olive oils. The winning oils will also be featured at the Young Chefs’ Showcase Dinner on Tuesday, 18 December at the Cammeray Golf Club, Cremorne. For bookings email:

Full list of winners and photo gallery here.