Delicato, St. Margherita and Intenso make up our premium range and the three distinct oil types give the finest oil for mild, medium and strong dishes. Come taste them all at the shop with us.
Just beside our grove is the 12th century chapel with frescoes from the 16th century. It is a beautiful location hidden under three majestic oaks and the patron Saint “Margret” is the saint of child birth and farmers. We have received her blessings on both fronts!
A great oil blended from traditional Istrian varieties with a bit of a bite! Learn more about Intenso on our oils page.
All our olives are hand picked in the traditional way without the use of damaging machinery. We know that in respecting the integrity of the trees brings great health to them and an abundant harvest. We accept it will take a little longer to bring in the fruit but we know the end result is […]
The Sta. Margherita extra virgin olive oil is the very soul of what we do. It was the first oil we ever produced and is a single sort (varietal) from the Vodnjan Buža olive. It has a unique grassy aroma and harmonious taste, perfect for your favorite salad, on pasta and risottos.
Early morning is a magical time on the grove. In harvest season, rising before the sun is normal and although the days can be warm, it is a sharp freshness early in the morning. We all comment how alive it feels to be on the grove at moon set.
Visit us at the shop and enjoy our family welcome. We look forward to seeing you.
It is our pleasure to welcome you and your group to the Sta. Margherita olive grove located in Vodnjan. Contact us for a vist to the grove as a couple, small group or large group. We do tours all year round – weather permitting. Contact us for a tour and tasting
It’s where we invest so much of our time and passion. In all weather we are there and one really has to love your olive trees and the earth from which they grow to make the very best oil possible from this generous land.
Just one day after the new oils of harvest 2014 came out, we were sharing them with the International Women’s Club of Zagreb. Tastings for over 100 people are a lot of fun but doing them well is very different to how we do tastings with smaller groups and in the shop. The Sheraton Hotel […]