Our Olive Oil

A perfect balance of fruitiness, a hint of appropriately attractive bitterness and optimal pungency.

Awards

Vesuvio Estates has consistently won awards at prestigious international olive oil competitions and events.

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About Us

As South Africa’s largest olive oil producer, Vesuvio takes pride in the top quality of our operations, from our generous trees to your abundant table

Recipes

Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a versatile gourmet oil that will meet all your daily cooking needs.

Processing

At Vesuvio Estates, processing, storage and bottling processes are HACCP controlled ensuring that the best possible hygiene and traceability practices are followed.

Our Products

Made from machine harvested olives from the Vesuvio Estates.

Arturo Dotoli

When he passed away in 2007, Arturo Dotoli left Vesuvio Estates a legacy imbued with his pioneering, enterprising spirit and zest for excellence.  A classic, world-faring entrepreneur, Arturo had an array of business interests and an expansive vision.  From his …
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Antonio Dotoli

Antonio Dotoli was born in Naples, Italy. At a very young age was sent to boarding school in the city of Boston in the U.S.A.. After he finished his schooling, Antonio studied at Lynn University in Florida, graduating with a …
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Certifications

Please click on the logo’s below to view the certification. Our olive oil is approved as part of the Heart and Stroke Foundation Eating Plan. We are BEE Certified, Halaal Certified, and Proudly South African. We also commit to the …
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Our loyal staff

Tree To Bottle

In the grove South African soils and climate lend themselves to the growth of a number of olive cultivars.  Mission, Kalamata and Manzanilla are amongst the commonly grown table olive varieties.  Vesuvio Estates focuses primarily on the cultivation of Frantoio …
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Our Awards

Truly South African using Italian tradition & expertise In our quest to make an authentic South African product which benefits from a long tradition of Italian expertise, Vesuvio Estates has consistently won awards at prestigious international olive oil competitions and …
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Our Heritage

The influence of our Italian heritage goes back many decades to the original olive farm of Vesuvio Estates.
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Vesuvio Estates

Our Land – The 500-hectare Vesuvio Estates in the Paarl region of the Western Cape consists of three farms named Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi.
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