Olive oil is about family – at least it is for us. Our story is a little unusual. It started with my wife’s mother suggesting to her husband Silvano, to buy a little piece of land with a couple of olive trees, that they might enjoy a sunset with a glass of wine overlooking the […]
We can talk about all things Olive Oil, how we love it, how we do it, the business and strategy. But there is one thing that we are eternally beholding to and that is the pollination of our trees. It is something we don’t have direct control of, where all we can do is provide […]
Historic Istria: Do as the Romans do in Croatia Article Extract: ….Whether you’re dropping in on a rustic tavern for a quick bite or indulging in a five-course meal at one of the pricier establishments, you’ll likely be offered a selection of oils, with bread for dipping, upon your arrival. In March, Flos Olei, the […]
A wonderful day out for Leopold and 25 friends on the grove and in the shop. We were delighted to have you with us and as they were early in the season, there was the special chance for the team to be part of the spring planting of 116 new trees. Thanks for the […]
Challenge your taste buds with this fantastic and innovative tasting wheel from ZHAW – the Department of Life Sciences and Facility Management, Zurich University of Applied Sciences. We very much welcomed their internationally recognized panel of experts coming to Istria, to try out the finest this region has to offer. Much experience was gained on […]
Respecting the ancient traditions is part of what we do combined with using the most cutting edge technology in production. Discover our trees planted with the same spacing as the once very wise Romans used to. Science has proved that they knew exactly the best spacing to bring the trees to healthy maturity.
Come visit us at our shop in Vodnjan. We would love to meet you and have the chance to share a tasting experience with you of our premium extra virgin olive oils. There is always a warm welcome and you can taste wines too! See you soon.
I guess it’s a bit like sending your children to their first school exam, always apprehension but more excitement in the hope that the efforts we all have put in over time, will reveal the very best results. And so it is, as we pack our oils and send them to the top competitions in […]
Whether a private gift or something for your corporate clients, a gift of Istrian sunshine is the perfect uplift in the dark of winter. Th e2015 Oils are both beautiful and intense.
Harvest complete, new oil milled, filtered and blended and the first feedback from the olive oil fare was great. Now it is time to get back to the grove and put the trees to bed for the winter! You might ask how we do it, well it is sort of natural. We check the grove […]
Thank you to all who supported us at the fair of young olive oils in Vodnjan. It was a really big event over three days with over 20,000 people estimated to have visited – half the time it felt like they were all at our stand!!! The feedback on the new (and quite intense) harvest […]
We are delighted to support of the Vodnjan tourist board and today sees the launch of their new multimedia space on the main square in Vodnjan. Quality spaces and experiences are key in bringing this historic town to life, and this will very much improve the experience for those visiting the town for the first […]
We have started the process of filtering our new oils which is very important to ensure they are the highest quality and have a long shelf life – much longer than you will have any bottle open in our experience!!! It’s gonna be a great year 😉
Harvest started in earnest this week and the olives are looking really nice. It has been a very hot summer so we expect quite intense oils. Avoiding the rain showers this October should be fun!
Enjoy the article. If you are not a Croatian speaker or reader it is about how hard work brings results. Večernji List 21.09.2015
And what a family! 3 sisters and 1 brother and their 4 families joined us on the grove in September for a tour and it was one of the most lively and entertaining of the season. I guess with everybody knowing each other already it’s all pretty relaxed, which I guess goes pretty well with […]
Thanks to MIRIAM RISAGER, full time adventure traveller for reviewing us. We have quite a few guests from Denmark and we were delighted that Miriam took the time to visit us and experience our extra virgin olive oil. We look forward to seeing you again in our little part of the world! 🙂 Miriam wrote: […]
New premium gift box this summer available exclusively in our shop. 3 x 100ml bottles of Delicato, Sta Margherita and Intenso set in a handmade timber box. Perfect gift for friends and family to experience different tastes of olive oils and the perfect gift for those flying with hand luggage only.