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Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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I reccommend you this trip if you want to know the real face of Istria. We loved that. Perfect home... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pajormariann
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Budapest, Hungary
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Oil tree tour

We, all enjoyed the tour and the olive oils. Paul and Lena were very good hosts. Higly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sanja M
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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 24 August 2015

My husband and I contacted Paul and signed up for a tour and tasting for last Friday. Paul emailed us back immediately, offered a recommendation for dinner and even made our reservation for us (delcious place), and was an amazing tour guide. His passion for...More

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BristOlive, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2015

Shussss, the bubbly is a secret!!! Thanks so much for the review. Paul.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I reccommend you this trip if you want to know the real face of Istria. We loved that. Perfect home made olive oil and unforgettable host.More

Thank pajormariann
Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Pajor and Marian for the review, one of the best things about Istria is its "realness". We love that we had the opportunity to bring you under the surface of what life as an oil producer here is like, and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We, all enjoyed the tour and the olive oils. Paul and Lena were very good hosts. Higly recommendation.More

Thank Sanja M
Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sanja, Thanks for the top grade review, very much appreciated. Delighted you and the group enjoyed yourselves, apologies for running over time as I know you had other things to do but sometimes we just get caught up in the good energy of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in July 2018 with our 5 year old son. We booked online for an evening tour. The weather was not great, so the tour was postponed until the following day. Weather was then much improved and the tour was very interesting - we...More

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

Hi Tom, I remember the moment well when I had to make the call to cancel the tour after we had started. It is only the second time this has happened in so many tours and all worked out great in the end. Nature is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's difficult to review the experience we had without gushing. Our tour was scheduled for 90 minutes; we spent four hours (!!) touring the farm, tasking olive oils, and learning all about this magical product that Paul and his family are so fortunate to produce....More

Thank halito27
Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Hal, Thank you Hal, what a wonderful review. I think you might have done me a disservice saying I do 4-hour tours as we can't spend so much time with most guests! I guess it just happened that way :-) However whether it be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the shop in Vodnjan. Paul is absolutely amazing and knows his job by heart! We were welcomed very friendly. The different extra virgin olive oils are amazing. You can taste them in the shop and they can show you the analysis too.More

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

Thank you Tanja for the review so much. One of the things that we have learned over many years presenting our oils is that different people like to evaluate them in different ways: by taste, by explanation, by awards, by technical chemical analysis or by...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

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

Thank Jerry K
Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hi Jerry, You just touched on the great challenge of being a small family business. We really want you to have a great personal experience with us and we will always go the extra mile when it is possible :-) Thanks so much for the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 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 10 September 2018

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 28 August 2018

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 30 August 2018

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 20 August 2018

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 21 August 2018

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 16 August 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

Thank Martijn d
Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

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

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HayleycUK
23 January 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
22 July 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
30 April 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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