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Rancho Olivos

2390 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
805-686-9653
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Ranked #10 of 23 activities in Santa Ynez
Type: Farms
Owner description: Rancho Olivos is an olive farm with daily olive oil tastings. We are not seasonal, we are open year round. The oil is made from olives grown on the... more » Owner description: Rancho Olivos is an olive farm with daily olive oil tastings. We are not seasonal, we are open year round. The oil is made from olives grown on the farm. We offer the opportunity to see the olive trees which produce our fruit. « less
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Lompoc, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I stopped in here 5 years ago because I had business in the area, and within a few weeks had replaced butter/spreads with Rancho Olivos products. Since then, I've been tasting at producers throughout California and in southern France, and tried many other products, yet Rancho Olivos olive oils and balsamic remain competitive with the best of them. The straight... More

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Goleta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Last saturday - I had a wonderful Olive Oil Tasting Experience at Rancho Olivos - not only was Shannon and John very gracious and they were very informative and the Olive Oils were E#xcellent - I ended up buying a tremendous amount of olive oil - Alex Glendinning

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Truly a wonderful experience! The olive oils were amazing (unforgettable actually!) and the setting was beautiful with the actual olive trees and beautiful horses all around. The owner was a delight. I am not much of a chef, and certainly no olive oil expert, but she explained how each oil was made and gave me several ideas for using each... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I'm quite surprised by the comments about the lack of information about olive oil at Rancho Olivos. I go there often and have found the owners/proprietors to be very informative. In fact, they seem to love it when people ask questions. I think it's important to remember that it's a farm stand.....not a class. When I go to a tasting... More

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Brasilia, DF
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159 reviews 159 reviews
59 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

If you expect a visit with some explanation on how olive oil is made and etc., forget about it. The owners of this place are quite friendly, and their olive oil is pretty great, but this is no more than a shop... It was a nice visit, and we tried and bought excelent oil (my favourite is the garlic one,... More

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oliveoil50, Owner at Rancho Olivos, responded to this review

As olive growers, we are always happy to answer any questions about our oil or the process. We are very sorry that Mr. Danilo did not feel that we responded to his questions about the process of making olive oil from olives. Although we do not process the olives on the property, we are more than happy to explain how... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Who knew olive oil could be so delicious? A must stop when wine tasting in the area! The owners of the olive farm are very knowledgeable and the experience is as eye opening as it is yummy. You get to taste four distinctive oils...each one is better than the next. You can also see horses there! I got home and... More

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