Our Olive Oil

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

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

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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.

Spaghetti, Aglio, Olio & Peperoncino

Spaghetti, Garlic, extra Virgin Olive Oil and Chilli

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 600g spaghetti
  • 200ml Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 small red chilli, chopped
  • A handful of parsley, washed and finely chopped
  • 4 peeled garlic cloves, chopped

Cook the spaghetti and drain, reserving 2 to 3 tablespoons of the water.  Gently sauté garlic and chilli in the Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil for a few minutes.  Add parsley, salt and the 2 to 3 tablespoons of the water in which spaghetti was cooked. Cook the mixture for 5 minutes longer and dress the spaghetti.