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Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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We LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about Brist

To be honest this is one of the best experiences we have from our vacation in Croatia. We have... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Martina K
Fantastic!

The new harvest is in the bottles. It would be nice to visit you again (which won’t happen during... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
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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 November 26, 2018

To be honest this is one of the best experiences we have from our vacation in Croatia. We have visited not only their little store in Vodnjan but also their lovely oliv farm. The family is very nice and we love their story. We will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Dear Martina, Miroslav and Alvin :-) Wow, what a beautiful review, thank you so much. I think the most important thing is to be "life-friendly" and that includes being dog-friendly. It's actually something we hadn't really thought too much about, but having experienced that a...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The new harvest is in the bottles. It would be nice to visit you again (which won’t happen during X-mas) so we could (try) taste the difference. Since the visit last summer I use Delicato to flavor my Greek / Turkish yogurt instead of ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thanks Martin for the review. New oil is out since November 20th and with the new design for 2018. You can check it out on the Brist website and the webshop is there also if you can't make it back in time or need some...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018

We had chosen the tour based on the positive reviews and were not disappointed. Paul gave us an engaging and enjoyable tour of the olive grove and then we had a fabulous tasing session, with beautiful local food and wine. We sat and chatted with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thank you so much for the review. It's sort of simple what we do; good people, beautiful place some traditional snacks, wine and most times a sunset. Even when the stars come out it is nice. So glad you enjoyed your time and experience together...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

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 November 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

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 October 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

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 October 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

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 October 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

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 September 21, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 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 September 7, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Paul O, Owner at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 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

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BrussoDallas
January 13, 2019|
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Response from 4martinush | Reviewed this property |
In local currency about 25 USD. That is for the tour followed by oil tasting with foods. A stunning view and Great host are included. My family loved it.
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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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