Australia, the land of milk and honey or is it Olive Oil?
No milk today, my love has gone away, but olive oil is here to stay
Never had a chance to meet these passionate ladies, as they come to the Overweigh Markets only once a month. We have talked about Alto Olives, Pukara Estate (weekly) and La Barre (monthly) before, so it was about time we talked about this Estate from the Hunter, in Broke, more famous for wine than olive oil. Marian and Michelle make only one olive oil, but it is extremely good, very oily and not grassy at all. They also make picled olives, beautiful balsamic vinegars and condiments
And on the other side of the bridge, up in North Sydney
It was first show for David Hanford who takes care of his olive grove in Tarago, NSW, one of the highest altitude grove in Australia. As a result his olives are last pressed every year at the Menangle press. He has won a bronze medal at the last EVOO Show competition and it is well deserved. It is not the cheapest around but David still got my hard earned cash for a 500ml bottle. I will be back...
This concludes my market update for this third Saturday of February Market update from Sydney!
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