Tours

Orchard Tours & Formal Tastings


Please visit our hours page for tour times and days.

 

We enjoy sharing our "Touch of Tuscany In Texas" and invite you to learn more about the structure of a traditional Italian family farm; an in-depth exploration of olive trees and their oils. Tour fees are $15 per person (children 12 years old and older are welcome on the tour) and allow you to walk through the picturesque olive orchards and gardens, while your host provides a thorough overview including:

  • the history of olive trees
  • the agricultural aspects of growing olive trees in Texas and olive cultivation*
  • a close-up view of the olive press, known in Italian as a "frantoio"
  • a definition of high quality, extra virgin olive oil
  • a guided olive oil tasting
  • the protocol and sensory evaluation of multiple oils
  • formal tasting of all items in the store, including all wines

 

*Wear comfortable shoes to walk in the fields and orchards.

Private Group Orchard Tours & Events

Private tours are available any day of the week, per our schedule availability, for group of 12 people or more, at a discounted rate of $12.00 per person. Experience a “Taste of Tuscany In The Texas Hill Country” for your next corporate event or social outing. We also offer catering of hors d’oeuvres and and specialty lunches. Please call (512) 847-6514 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make reservations.

 

Please note: One week prior to the scheduled group tour date, a 50% down or payment in full is required. Tour may be cancelled if group arrives more than 1 hour later than scheduled appointment, due to staffing schedules. We appreciate your understanding.

  

Tasting Room & Gift Shop

We invite you to visit our tasting room and gift shop during normal business hours. You can sample fresh olive oils, jams made from fresh local fruit, hand crafted wines, and other gourmet foods.

 

Our Address

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



Contact Us

oliveguy@bvranch.com
Phone: 512-847-6514

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