The Olifants River Valley runs through the West Coast of South Africa and is internationally known for its wine producers and produces 16% of the total South African wine crop. It’s here where the Avenant family has been producing wine grapes for 3 generations. In 2012, Charmaine Avenant and her husband decided to diversify their business by planting olive trees – this is how Namaqua Olives and Olive Oil came into existence. Read more: