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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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Lovely Setting Beautiful! Wonderfully Tasty

Stopped with friends, tasted wine (yum!), olives (yum yum), olive oil & balsamic vinegar (yum yum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
via mobile
First Texas Olive Oil Company

My husband and I visited Bella Vista Ranch, at the completion of a 3-day Italian Cooking School at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
June C
Dallas, Texas
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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
+1 512-847-6514
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped with friends, tasted wine (yum!), olives (yum yum), olive oil & balsamic vinegar (yum yum yum!!!). Friendly staff lovely grounds. Took a short grove tour. Thanks Bella Vista!!!

Thank Norahoward
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Bella Vista Ranch, at the completion of a 3-day Italian Cooking School at the Blair House Inn. The ranch, designated as a traditional Mediterranean family farm was the first commercially producing olive orchard in Texas. On our guided tour, conducted...More

Thank June C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in advance to make sure our 9 year old could attend since it's advertised as a college age tour. The owner/tour guide said yes as long as she didn't disrupt the group. She did great but let me tell you I was bored...More

2  Thank missmin012016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the tour and sampling the different types of olive oil and wine. The focus is definitely on the olive oil and the history behind it, and only the last 10 minutes of the tour involved the wine tasting, but...More

Thank tiffanytomato
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband expecting the focus of this ranch to be on wine. We decided to take the tour and were given a very long history of olive trees and olive oil. The tour itself is the owner speaking - he really knows his...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The vineyard and olive grove were really beautiful and well kept. We did not get a tour or explanation as the owner already had a group in session. We went into the wine tasting room where we were greeted by two handsome grandsons of the...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This was an amazing visit! The owner is very knowledgeable about olive oil and we bought some of the most amazing olive oil! Worth a visit for sure, but you may be hooked on their olive oil!!

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We arrived in between tours so only had a quick look around before visiting the store and buying wonderful oil and vinegar. Next time, we'll make sure to get the tour!!

Thank VanderZyppe
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Such a great tour. We failed to check the tour time and arrived a little late but they let us join the tour and tasting. It was terrific! The tour and history of olives was really interesting. Definitely try the balsamic and infused oils. The...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It has been a while since we took the tour. That was fun and we learned a lot. We especially enjoyed learning about the olives and olive oil. The tasting was also fun. As a result of our first trip we have started using their...More

2  Thank mepetrie1
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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!