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Bella Vista Ranch

#5 of 20 things to do in Wimberley Features Animals
3101 Mount Sharp Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676-4319
+1 512-847-6514
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Great Olive Oil

Did the olive oil-wine tour/tasting. The tour lasted about 1-1/2 hours. It was very informative... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
TM206
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Houston, Texas
Interesting Tour

We booked this because we wanted a wine tasting, and it was clear from the start that Olive Oil is... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
JeremyMarkLane
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The only olive orchard in the hill country also offers berry picking.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“olive trees” (11 reviews)
“tasting room” (11 reviews)
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3101 Mount Sharp Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676-4319
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Did the olive oil-wine tour/tasting. The tour lasted about 1-1/2 hours. It was very informative. They spent 1-1/2 hours on olives and olive oil and 5 minutes on tasting the wine. Obviously their interest is olive oil not wine. The wine wasn't bad. The olive...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We booked this because we wanted a wine tasting, and it was clear from the start that Olive Oil is clearly the owner's primary passion. By the time it was over I was more interested in olives and olive oil than I ever expected to...More

1  Thank JeremyMarkLane
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We came for the tour and tasting. The tour was a bit long winded, and started outside at noon making it an endeavor for anyone not prepared for the heat. The wine tasting was also a bit rushed as the owner seemed to care a...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The gentleman who did our olive oil tasting was awesome. We got a great explanation and enjoy the tasting - I brought back 4 bottles and really enjoyed the blood orange infused olive oil The grounds are beautiful with both the olive trees and grape...More

Thank JoHall123
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome tour with great information well presented. Enjoyed the tastings and like wine, learned what to look for! Don't miss out by missing this attraction!

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We sampled the wines and I have to say the Texas Sunset Red and Sunrise Rose were excellent. The cab franc really came through on their Texas Sunset even though it was a smaller percentage of the blend. The Sunset was lighter and the smokey...More

Thank b0raas
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We didn't do the tour, we just went into the tasting room. We tasted various olive oils, basalmic vinegars, and olives. Everything was just delicious! The staff is super friendly. Really enjoyable outing.

Thank catcramer
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We didn't do the tour but caught up with the group in the tasting room. Educational and interesting presentation of oils, the "oil guy" is quite a character. Didn't expect the wine tasting or the quality of the wines, which were quite good. Most olive...More

Thank vujevichcherry8368
Reviewed 26 April 2016

They grow and press olive oil and a little wine. The owners were very helpful, took us out to the olive tree grove to take pics. We liked their estate olive oil, and bought a bottle. They sell 6 varieties of wine. We tasted them,...More

Thank mike m
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Olives are pressed right there on the ranch in their frantoio. Jack talks passionately about growing olives!

Thank terribisett
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lec1021
I am planning a trip for my parents and my family and was wondering if small children were allowed. My son is two and the rest would be adults.
27 December 2016|
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Response from VanderZyppe | Reviewed this property |
There were quite a few children in the tour that was going on when we were there and the owner's grandson was actually helping out in the store!
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