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Address: 136 Hinakura Road, Martinborough, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-306 9074
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A working olive grove, one of the oldest in New Zealand with a purpose...

A working olive grove, one of the oldest in New Zealand with a purpose built olive oil tasting room.

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One of our favorite stops while biking around Martinborough!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2016
Rachel3356
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bottle of their lemon infused extra virgin olive oil, a few recipe ideas and lots... More 

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HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this review

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

Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Very knowledgeable host, informative tour and the best tasting ever. A pity we couldn't carry more out but will be on the web site very soon with mail orders.

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Thank pmartint
HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for such a lovely review - so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Helen & John. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

We popped in here randomly during a bike ride. John was super friendly, opening up for us and narrating really interesting stories on olives. The oil itself is out of this world!!

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HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us and for your lovely comments about our oils. Please come again. All the best for 2016. More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Thankful for opening for us on a Wednesday. We enjoyed the informative tour of the orchards. The gardens were also beautiful with quite a variety of flora. The best part, of course, was tasting your oils. They are high quality and rich in flavor. Glad we took a bottle home with us. A great start to our wine tour day.

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HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this review

Huge thanks for your lovely comments. It was a pleasure having you visit Olivo. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We booked a tour at short notice and Helen was the perfect host. We toured the grove and then sampled all of the delicious olive oils whilst learning more about them. This is a tour that would be interesting at any time of the year and we will certainly be going back.

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HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this review

Hi Lizzie Thank you so much for your lovely comments - it was a pleasure having you visit Olivo and we would love to see you again. best regards Helen More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

We love visiting Olivo for tastings and picking up some olive oil to take home, Helen is always a gracious hostess and extremely informative about the olive oils and we always pick up some unique recipes to try with their delicious oils, you are only limited by your imagination as to what you can create when you return home.

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Thank Torquay1959
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

A short drive to the outskirts of Martinborough, this beautiful setting is a great place to sample excellent olive oils, enjoy the surroundings, and, if you wish, to learn about the soils, climate and production that make these oils so lovely. I usually avoid flavoured oils, but here there are truly delightful flavoured oils, e.g., porcini, chili, fennel, and lemon.

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HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thank you so much for such a lovely review. Helen More 

New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

A large group of us on bikes (thanks Green Jersey Cycles) turned up without notice and were made very welcome by John and his wife. Olive growing and tasting basics was very informative thanks and the ideas on how to use the infused oils were just great. Many thanks Jemma

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

A beautiful estate with Olive farm. A wonderful couple who manages the show. It's a beautiful place to explore and know about the history, mystery and benefits of Olives. The hosts are extremely patient, informative and passionate about what they do here. It makes the visit here, all the more worthwhile.

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HelenCM13, Owner at Olivo, responded to this review

Huge thanks for your review - we really appreciated your kind words and so pleased you enjoyed your visit. regards Helen More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

We emailed ahead of time to set up a tasting at Olivo. I couldn't be happier that we did. The oils were fantastic, both their standard Extra Virgin as well as their infused. What set it apart was the time that the owner took to explain to us, how they do it and why. He asked if we had some... More 

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