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Intenso Labels

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Dear Guests and webshop clients, Between July 1st and August 19th, in our shop, we had a set of incorrectly labeled 0,5L Intenso bottles. The error was that the labels were from the previous harvest and not from the present one. Please let us assure you that all of our oils, every year, are from […]

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Harvest Time

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Wonderful Harvest 2019 Harvest is going great, the olives are strong and the first oils are really spectacular. It is gonna be a wonderful year with a beautiful range of balanced oils. Can’t wait to see the reaction at the Vodnjan olive oil fair in November when the new harvest oils are launched…

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Nature & Balance

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Nature & Balance It always amazes me out of the cold of winter eternally springs new growth. All around our olive is the nature of Istria which is just so beautiful. So important to us, in this part of the world, is a balance of nature. Rather than removing all other nature other than olive […]

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Manchester Evening News

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Paul Smith came to visit us and we all had such a fun time together. It seems that Istria with a bite of ice cream and olive oil, cooled the tongue but ,warmed the heart. Hope to see you with us again soon. Thanks for the wonderful article from the Manchester Evening Times.  

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Family

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Sometimes the summer is so busy it happens that we can forget what it is all about. This is my reminder not to… Paul: Husband, dad, adopted son of my Istrian family, Irishman and the guy who talks a lot in the shop and on our tours!  

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Building Dreams

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The design of the shop has been the work of Paul & Lena. Below see the design process from beginning to end with the goal to create a space to life the spirit and a place to build our dreams.

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Chef Deniz Zembo’s Olive Oil Explorations

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Olive oil is an important ingredient in any kitchen but good chefs know exactly how to pair the right oil with a dish to enhance its flavors. For Croatian chef Deniz Zembo, olive oil is an essential ingredient in his culinary creations that even offers the scope to innovate and experiment, something he’s not afraid […]

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Marina Marinski 2017 series for Brist

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Launching our 2017 custom handmade series of dipping bowls to match our bottles. Beautiful work once again by Marina Marinski, a brilliant young craftswoman we are very proud to partner with. This exclusive range is only available at the Brist Shop in Vodnjan.

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Free tasting & Education

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In our shop in Vodnjan it is our pleasure to share the story of olive oil with you and what makes Istrian oil so exceptional. Added to that we are delighted to let you in on a few family insights about how we grow, produce and care for our extra virgin olive oils. We look […]

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Gifts from Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Brist Olive are delighted to announce their Christmas gift pack series for family, friends and business. Choose from our White, Green or Gold gift selections which include the best of Istrian wine and handmade chocolates and featuring Brist extra virgin olive oils. For pricing, delivery and ordering contact Paul at: paul@brist-olive.hr +385 95 562 4111 […]

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All Good Things

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Delighted to be include in such a prestigious online magazine and blog. Thanks to Harriet Ball for coming to share the Brist Experience with us. Here’s what she had to say Olive oil is another a must-try delicacy here. Istria has recently been voted the top olive oil producing region in the world by Flos Olei […]

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Silvano and 5° North

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More and more guests are learning about Silvano’s unique attention to detail, especially when they realized that every new tree post is leaned 5 degrees to the north to counter balance the Bura wind over the first years.