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About Bella Vista Ranch

Jack Dougherty

In 1996 Jack Dougherty, who grew up in the orchards of Santa Clara valley and later had a career working as an executive in the computer industry, purchased the ranch. Today it has become an agricultural destination spot.

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Olive Oil

fresh olive oils

We offer estate and blended fresh olive oils as well as infused olive oils and dipping oils. We produce a limited number of bottles of our oils each year so be sure to get a bottle or a few while our supplies last.

Olive Oils


Olive Orchard Tours

Please visit the Bella Vista Ranch in Wimberley for a tour of our facilities, the orchards and tastings of our products. Please check the available hours before your visit because our hours change occasionally.


About Tours


The Bella Vista Ranch is located in the hill country of Wimberley, Texas. Designed to reflect a traditional Italian family farm, the ranch is home to over 1,200 producing olive trees, seasonal fruit and vegetables, a frantoio (olive press), a winery, tasting room, and gift shop. Yes, we make 100% Texan olive oil!

We sell olive trees of varying size and age for ornamental or home purposes. We sell 1, 3 and 15 gallon olive trees, even a few estate-sized trees; Mission, Arbequina, Luca, Kalamata, Grappalo, and other unique varieties available. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on these trees.

First Texas Olive Oil Co., is headquartered at the Ranch. You can taste the grassy, peppery, and most importantly FRESH olive oil that we’ve been making here since 2001. Our olive oil is sold exclusively at our retail store on the Ranch or the “Shop” link on this website.

Bella Vista Cellars is a winery also located on the Ranch. We handcraft hill country varietals using locally grown grapes and offer a selection of seasonal fruit wines. Stop by to enjoy wines in our tasting room.

Our Hours

Bella Vista Ranch would like to take this moment to thank all of our customers and friends who made us successful in 2016. 

Friday Noon – 4:30PM
Saturday Noon - 4:30PM
Sunday Noon - 3:30PM 


Saturday tours start at 1pm, Sunday tours start at noon.
Please be at least 5 minutes early.

We don't offer tours on weekdays except for groups over 12. Please contact us for more information about group tours.

we’ll be open President’s Day from 12 N to 5 PM
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    Our Hours

    Bella Vista Ranch would like to take this moment to thank all of our customers and friends who made us successful in 2016. 


    Noon – 4:30PM


    Noon- 3:30PM


    (No tours on weekdays)
    Saturday at 1PM
    Sunday at 12 Noon

  • We offer around an hour long tour of the frantoio, winery, orchards & gardens for individuals or groups of less than 15 people for $15.00/person.

    - explore our orchards

    - learn about the agriculture and cultivation

    - participate in a guided tasting of our products

    - no reservations are needed

    - please arrive at least 5 minutes early

    For groups over 12,  tours are available Mon. - Fri. by appointment only. More info.

Our Address

First Texas Olive Oil Company
3101 Mt. Sharp Rd.
Wimberley, TX 78676

Contact Us

Phone: 512-847-6514

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