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Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Great Shop!

On our 10th trip to Croatia, we made a Saturday afternoon drive to this sleepy Istrian town and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jerry K
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Chesterfield, Missouri
Wonderful sunset tour

We had a fantastic time on the sunset tour of the Brist olive farm.  We had a lovely stroll... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
evehopley
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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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Our family farm is located in the gentle hills above the town of Vodnjan. You can book an educational tour with us to our olive grove and enjoy the beautiful views over the Brijuni Islands while learning all about the production of world class olive...more
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Trgovacka 40, Vodnjan 52215, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On our 10th trip to Croatia, we made a Saturday afternoon drive to this sleepy Istrian town and what a great find. As we walked up to the door, we heard the lock click, but Paul quickly turned around and offered a quick sampling, even...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on the sunset tour of the Brist olive farm.  We had a lovely stroll through the different areas of the farm where we learned about the farming methods and olive oil processes. Our host, Paul, was really down to earth,...More

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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Eve, It was so much fun to have you and James with us. You both brought such good energy with you and added so much to the tour. Also great to see you in the shop a few days later, it was nice to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the olive grove of Brist as well as the shop a day later. We were given a very warm welcome by Paul who guided us to the grove, gave an excellent tour around the grove whilst telling all we could even think about...More

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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Wim, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. Wishing you all the best on the long road back to the Netherlands, I hope you'll make the journey again soon and spend another evening with us as many of our regular guests do....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tasting in the shop was incredible and we learned so much about olive oil from this passionate family who really know what they are talking about. I will never buy ordinary olive oil again!More

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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Julie for the review. We are always glad to spend as much time with our guests and have you taste all our oils free of charge. Sometimes it can be busy , so we don't get to spend as much time as we...More

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful tour, super friendly guides and delicious foods! Nice to eat together with the other attendees and share some holiday experiences.More

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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Martijn, Thanks so much for the review, we are delighted that you enjoyed the good company - it was a very international evening. It seems to be a great place where people can share some of their holiday experiences with fellow guests. The first...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

We had an absolutely amazing experience on the sunset tour (despite clouds blocking the sunset :) ). Paul and his wife Lena put in a lot of effort in whatever they are doing and this applies for conducting the tour and for arranging the picnic...More

Thank Pál J
Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Dear Pál, Thank you very much for the review. Agreed that the weather didn't quite cooperate for the sunset, but the lightening storm visible over the sea in the distance was a nice alternative as we all sat by candlelight. Nature is nature, she will...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I really would advise any “foodies” to visit the Brist family in Vodnjan. It is Extra high in: hospitality, quality olive oil, tour on the family farm, food and especially companionship. The family runs the farm with 3 generations. They have build a fabulous farm...More

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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hi Martin, Thank you very much for the review. I usually like to write a full response, but to be perfectly honest there is not much more I can add. Now you know how to do everything to get your olive tree to produce fruit....More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

We first visited the shop in Vodjnan and tasted all the oils - then the evening tour at the farm - all highly recommended! Really interesting to learn about the whole process, and all presented with love and passion. Meal at the end if the...More

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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you ladies, It was a great pleasure to have you with us. As our Belgian friends and French/Portuguese/Spanish friends departed a little earlier than usual (because of babies and early start the next morning), I was delighted that you both stayed to enjoy the...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Evening tour was fabulous! Paul was great, we loved the tour and the treats afterward. We liked the story’s Paul told about the farm, himself and his family. Warm welcome, nice people, you need to experience this! We dropped of the people of Canada save...More

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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Sandra, you are a tour legend forever! The young Canadian couple were great, just getting engaged two day before in Dubrovnik. They are managing to backpack around Croatia but it is really difficult as public transport is pretty unreliable at best. It is extremely rare...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We learned so much!! Such a great presentation, one of the best we ve experienced. The personal touch was something we loved, the whole family is included in the stories and work. This is something we definitely would like to repeat!More

Thank Lucija P
Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hi Lucija, It was so nice to have both of you with us, you added such positive energy to the evening and the photos you posted are great, if you have any more to share, please send along. I have been surprised this year with...More

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HayleycUK
January 22, 2018|
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Response from Paul O | Property representative |
Hi Hayley, Thanks so much for your question. We have all ages visiting us including families with small babies and toddlers. The guests booked on the tour come up to the grove by car and we don't go too far from them... More
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Carolyn D
July 21, 2017|
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Response from Paul O | Property representative |
Hi Carolyn and Carmel, We would be delighted to have you with us on a tour of the farm, just a little confused about the date. Is it the 28th of August you are planning to visit us? Best thing is to email me directly at... More
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Carolyn D
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Silvano P | Property representative |
Hi Carolyn, thank you for contacting us. We would be delighted to have you on an olive grove tour with us or simply come and visit the shop and you can do both. I have provisionally booked you in for a tour on Monday August... More
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