From an olive to oil
Once the grapes in vineyards have mostly been harvested and must is slowly turning to young wine in barrels, olive groves come to life. The olive harvesting season in places with a Mediterranean climate extends from October to November. Carefully picked olives make their way to ‘torklje’, a special oil press from which oil flows. Would you like to see the birth of fresh olive oil? Visit the Slovenian Istria, the region of Slovenia with the most olive groves. However, you can also find some in the Brda Hills, the Vipava Valley, and in the Karst. Learn about the story of Slovenian olive oil in your own way and let your taste buds verify its quality.