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Bella Vista Ranch

#6 of 21 things to do in Wimberley Features Animals
3101 Mount Sharp Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676-4319
+1 512-847-6514
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Excellent EVOO!

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We sampled a lot of items they had for sale. The garlic... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2015
mytravels68
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Houston, TX
A new twist for vineyard visitors

My husband and I visited Bella Vista Ranch one afternoon on our honeymoon. We weren't sure what to... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2015
HappyMrsR
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Plano, Texas
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The only olive orchard in the hill country also offers berry picking.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“olive trees” (11 reviews)
“tasting room” (11 reviews)
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3101 Mount Sharp Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676-4319
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We sampled a lot of items they had for sale. The garlic EVOO is wonderful. So is the dipping EVOO. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited Bella Vista Ranch one afternoon on our honeymoon. We weren't sure what to expect from an olive oil tasting, but it was fun, informative, and tasty! We came home with tapenade & jam for gifts, and blueberry wine, balsamic vinegar,...More

2  Thank HappyMrsR
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We had a day trip here as a group when we stayed at the Blair House Inn for the cooking classes. I never realized Texas was such a big part of the olive oil industry and learned a lot of interesting facts about how they...More

1  Thank jerzzgirl
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We visited on April 11, which was a cool, cloudy day. The tour started out with an interesting lecture by the owner on the history of growing olives in Texas and elsewhere in the world. This subject might sound a little dull but the owner...More

1  Thank Robert44
Reviewed 24 March 2015

My husband and I visited Bella Vista on a rainy Saturday. We went on the 1PM tour. The tour lasted over an hour, which we didn’t expect given the rain, but we enjoyed the experience. The owner gave the tour and was very knowledgeable. The...More

1  Thank 365Kim2015
Reviewed 23 March 2015

At 15$ a tour it was okay but the history of the first texan olive oil took up most of the visit. An amusing summary of how they got started and what they actually produce. Not really much to see by way of olive trees...More

1  Thank JBG1
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We visited Bella Vista on a recent trip to the Texas Hill Country. Overall, this was outstanding... Fascinating to learn all about the olive oil business, and taste the product, which is all grown and made onsite at the ranch. Overall, prices were very good...More

Thank Matt_UKTX
Reviewed 16 February 2015

It was a beautiful Valentine's Day in Wimberley for the tour at Bella Vista Ranch. Plan on at least 2-3 hours for the lecture, tour and tastings.

1  Thank aggiemom0409
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Good selection of wine, great tasting oliver oils and the host for the wine tasting was great! We will diffently return!

1  Thank Dan-Scurry
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I did not know anyone in Texas grew olives and made olive oil. My husband and I have been to Italy and Greece and visited olive growers and tasted their wares. This was our first time trying out a local and we were not disappointed....More

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lec1021
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Response from VanderZyppe | Reviewed this property |
There were quite a few children in the tour that was going on when we were there and the owner's grandson was actually helping out in the store!
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