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Olivo

136 Hinakura Road, Martinborough 5784, New Zealand
+64 6-306 9074
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Learnt so much about Olives and their trees

Highly knowledgeable talk re age of trees, difference in Olives and followed up with amazing... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Alverie
A must-see for those who love to prepare/eat food!

Educational, inspirational. Our visit to Olivo with a group of friends was a memorable way to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Julie M
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Wellington, New Zealand
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A working olive grove, one of the oldest in New Zealand with a purpose built olive oil tasting room.
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“olive oil” (9 reviews)
“porcini” (4 reviews)
“extra virgin” (3 reviews)
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136 Hinakura Road, Martinborough 5784, New Zealand
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+64 6-306 9074
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Highly knowledgeable talk re age of trees, difference in Olives and followed up with amazing tasting. Well worth the visit. The Infused oils were amazing

Thank Alverie
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Educational, inspirational. Our visit to Olivo with a group of friends was a memorable way to spend a holiday morning. We learned the history of olive groves in the area, the various types of olives and their uses. Tasting was a highlight. Many of us...More

Thank Julie M
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much, Julie, for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and do enjoy your"new flavours on the menu" with our olive oils.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

The gentleman who explained the history/background of the olive grove was very knowledgeable. He was a great ambassador for Olivo. He was passionate about the product but not a pushy salesman. A really interesting place to visit.More

Thank Julie R
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Julie. Thanks so much for your lovely review - John, my husband, is really passionate about our olive oils and loves telling people how our oils are produced. As a small artisan business, we love to explain how the oil gets from 'tree to...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We brought our visitors here to showcase NZ olives and they left with lovely flavoured oils to take home. The smoked paprika was judged most popular by our group this time. Lovely setting.

Thank Alipa50
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thanks so much for visiting us again. Really appreciate you bringing your visitors as well. Hope to see you next time.

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were able to visit during closed hours per a friend who's a local (Robyn). We weren't interested in a taste test, but smelling samples alone allowed us to go away with 5 bottles of oil and some pickled olives, beautifully packed by Helen in...More

Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We got to taste a range of olive oils including my favourite vanilla. The lemon infused oil has been wonderful on most meals so far especially fish. Very passionate people.

Thank Alipa50
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Glad you enjoyed the new vanilla. Thanks for using our lemon oil - it is so versatile and great on fish. Really appreciate your lovely comments.

Reviewed 1 February 2017

We arranged a private tour of Olivo and were met by the owners, Helen and John. Helen was so informative as she took us around the olive groves. It was a really interesting tour and we learnt a lot about olive trees and their fruit....More

Thank dbjf
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

It was lovely to meet you and so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We try to give people a great experience with olive oil. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 28 January 2017

They were suppose to be closed, but Helena and John was so kind enough to open for us and take the time to explain their concept to our entire family from South Africa. Her flavored oils is the best I have tasted and regular request...More

Thank lovetraveling79
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

An absolute MUST-DO if you are in the Wellington/Wairarapa region. Helen & John are welcoming hosts and took the time to walk us through the history and various details of Olive Oil making & pairing. Sophie the cute doggie was taking a nap snoring quite...More

Thank suissunaifu
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thanks so much - really appreciate your gorgeous comments. So pleased you enjoyed our oils and Sophie is still snoring at my feet now!

Reviewed 3 February 2016

This place wasn't on the map the bike hire provided us with, but someone suggested it and we were so glad we stopped here. The olive oils were delicious and the owner interesting and passionate about the olive oil they produce. We left with a...More

Thank Rachel3356
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Thanks so much, Rachel, we really appreciate your comments and do enjoy your lemon oil. Helen & John

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