Family and Olive Oil

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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 […]

The most important moment of the year

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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 […]

Independent Article

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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 […]

First tour of the season

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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 […]

The Swiss Olive Oil Taste Test

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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 […]

Olive Grove Tours

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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.

Sleepy Time

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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 […]

Vodnjan Olive Oil Fair 2015

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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 […]

Top shelf for Brist

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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 […]

Big Family on Tour!

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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 […]

New Gift Box

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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.