Olive Oil is not just a product, it’s a lifestyle. Several local producers offer a variety of experiences to immerse you in the culture and landscapes of EVOO. Do an olive oil tasting (which goes well with a wine tasting), enjoy excellent restaurants and farm delis, or escape for a weekend getaway. See our list below and view their profiles for more info.

 
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The following Featured Producers offer EVOO Experiences. Click on their profiles for more info.

 
BABYLONSTOREN   , Paarl    EVOO TASTING:  Winter 10am – 5pm, summer 10am – 6pm   RESTAURANT:  Babel: Booking essential. Greenhouse: daily 10am – 4pm. The Bakery: Wed & Fri 7pm – 9pm, booking essential.   WINE:  Winter 10am – 5pm, summer 10am – 6pm. Cellar tours 11am – 3pm   ACCOMMODATION:  5 Star Hotel and Spa   FUNCTIONS:  Yes   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  3.5Ha garden with garden tours daily at 10am

BABYLONSTOREN, Paarl

EVOO TASTING: Winter 10am – 5pm, summer 10am – 6pm

RESTAURANT: Babel: Booking essential. Greenhouse: daily 10am – 4pm. The Bakery: Wed & Fri 7pm – 9pm, booking essential.

WINE: Winter 10am – 5pm, summer 10am – 6pm. Cellar tours 11am – 3pm

ACCOMMODATION: 5 Star Hotel and Spa

FUNCTIONS: Yes

OTHER ACTIVITIES: 3.5Ha garden with garden tours daily at 10am

DE RUSTICA   , De Rust    EVOO TASTING:  Tour Groups on Request. Tours: Mon - Fri, 11am, booking essential.   RESTAURANT:  Mon to Fri, 9am - 4pm, booking essential.   ACCOMMODATION:  Self-catering   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Cycling.  Online food pairing

DE RUSTICA, De Rust

EVOO TASTING: Tour Groups on Request. Tours: Mon - Fri, 11am, booking essential.

RESTAURANT: Mon to Fri, 9am - 4pm, booking essential.

ACCOMMODATION: Self-catering

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Cycling. Online food pairing

HET VLOCK CASTEEL   , Riebeek-Kasteel    EVOO TASTING:  Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat & public holiday 9am – 2pm. Sun, Good Friday & Christmas day closed.   WINE:  The same as trading hours for tastings.   FUNCTIONS:  Wedding Venue can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests with a dance floor. Deck area for on-site ceremony, overlooking scenic vineyards, wheat lands and mountains.   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Informal tastings daily of up to 150 different bottled products. Daily talks on the characteristics, tasting, health benefits and usage of olive oil in cooking. Groups of 10 to 50, by appointment only.

HET VLOCK CASTEEL, Riebeek-Kasteel

EVOO TASTING: Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat & public holiday 9am – 2pm. Sun, Good Friday & Christmas day closed.

WINE: The same as trading hours for tastings.

FUNCTIONS: Wedding Venue can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests with a dance floor. Deck area for on-site ceremony, overlooking scenic vineyards, wheat lands and mountains.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Informal tastings daily of up to 150 different bottled products. Daily talks on the characteristics, tasting, health benefits and usage of olive oil in cooking. Groups of 10 to 50, by appointment only.

KRANSFONTEIN   , Stilbaai    EVOO TASTING:  By appointment   FUNCTIONS:  200 pax   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Champion Stud farm, Riethuiskraal Stud

KRANSFONTEIN, Stilbaai

EVOO TASTING: By appointment

FUNCTIONS: 200 pax

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Champion Stud farm, Riethuiskraal Stud

LA BOURGOGNE FARM   , Franschhoek    EVOO TASTING:  Daily 9am – 4pm   RESTAURANT:  Daily 9am – 4pm   WINE:  Daily 9am – 4pm   ACCOMMODATION:  6 self-catering cottages   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Farm walks, cycling

LA BOURGOGNE FARM, Franschhoek

EVOO TASTING: Daily 9am – 4pm

RESTAURANT: Daily 9am – 4pm

WINE: Daily 9am – 4pm

ACCOMMODATION: 6 self-catering cottages

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Farm walks, cycling

MARBRIN FARM   , Robertson    EVOO TASTING:  Mon to Fri 9am – 4pm, Sat 9am – 2pm   RESTAURANT:  Supper Club by appointment only   FUNCTIONS:  Yes

MARBRIN FARM, Robertson

EVOO TASTING: Mon to Fri 9am – 4pm, Sat 9am – 2pm

RESTAURANT: Supper Club by appointment only

FUNCTIONS: Yes

MARDOUW   , between Ashton & Swellendam    EVOO TASTING:  Tastings / Tutoring by appointment   ACCOMMODATION:  Mardouw Country House – 5 suites   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Cycling, bird watching, hiking, picnics

MARDOUW, between Ashton & Swellendam

EVOO TASTING: Tastings / Tutoring by appointment

ACCOMMODATION: Mardouw Country House – 5 suites

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Cycling, bird watching, hiking, picnics

MORGENSTER   , Somerset West    EVOO TASTING:  Daily 10am – 5pm. Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday   RESTAURANT:   95@morgenster , Tel: 021 204 7048   WINE:  Tastings daily 10am – 5pm. Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday. Wines: Morgenster Estate Reserve, Lourens River Valley, Italian Collection, Single Varietal Range

MORGENSTER, Somerset West

EVOO TASTING: Daily 10am – 5pm. Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday

RESTAURANT: 95@morgenster, Tel: 021 204 7048

WINE: Tastings daily 10am – 5pm. Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday. Wines: Morgenster Estate Reserve, Lourens River Valley, Italian Collection, Single Varietal Range

MOUNT CEDER   , Cederberg    EVOO TASTING:  By appointment between 8am – 5pm, 7 days a week   RESTAURANT:  The Old Millhouse Restaurant is open 8am – 5pm, 7 days a week   ACCOMMODATION:  10 beautiful self-catering houses and 3 luxury campsites   FUNCTIONS:  Maximum capacity of 60 guests. Perfect for a small wedding or corporate function.   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Cycling, mountain biking, bird watching, hiking, canoeing, swimming, landscape & astro photography.

MOUNT CEDER, Cederberg

EVOO TASTING: By appointment between 8am – 5pm, 7 days a week

RESTAURANT: The Old Millhouse Restaurant is open 8am – 5pm, 7 days a week

ACCOMMODATION: 10 beautiful self-catering houses and 3 luxury campsites

FUNCTIONS: Maximum capacity of 60 guests. Perfect for a small wedding or corporate function.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Cycling, mountain biking, bird watching, hiking, canoeing, swimming, landscape & astro photography.

OAKHURST OLIVES   , Tulbagh    EVOO TASTING:  Mon to Fri, 9am – 4pm, Sat, 9:30am – 2pm   FUNCTIONS:  60+ pax

OAKHURST OLIVES, Tulbagh

EVOO TASTING: Mon to Fri, 9am – 4pm, Sat, 9:30am – 2pm

FUNCTIONS: 60+ pax

OLIVE FACTORY   , Paarl    ACCOMMODATION:  Farm accommodation in Paarl:  Village Lodge . Exclusive Apartments in Paarl:  Zeederberg Corner . 5 Star Boutique hotel in Pretoria:  Village Ridge .

OLIVE FACTORY, Paarl

ACCOMMODATION: Farm accommodation in Paarl: Village Lodge. Exclusive Apartments in Paarl: Zeederberg Corner. 5 Star Boutique hotel in Pretoria: Village Ridge.

PRINCE ALBERT OLIVES   , Prince Albert    EVOO TASTING:  The factory shop is open from 7:30am - 1pm weekdays. Tastings by appointment.   ACCOMMODATION:  Self-catering accommodation available

PRINCE ALBERT OLIVES, Prince Albert

EVOO TASTING: The factory shop is open from 7:30am - 1pm weekdays. Tastings by appointment.

ACCOMMODATION: Self-catering accommodation available

RIO LARGO   , Breede River    EVOO TASTING:  By appointment

RIO LARGO, Breede River

EVOO TASTING: By appointment

TOKARA   , Stellenbosch    EVOO TASTING:  Mon to Sun, 10am – 6pm   RESTAURANT:  Deli: breakfast & lunch, Tue – Sun. Restaurant: fine dining, Tue – Sun.   WINE:  Mon to Sun, 10am – 6pm   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Tokara Olive Oil Experience & Orchard Walk

TOKARA, Stellenbosch

EVOO TASTING: Mon to Sun, 10am – 6pm

RESTAURANT: Deli: breakfast & lunch, Tue – Sun. Restaurant: fine dining, Tue – Sun.

WINE: Mon to Sun, 10am – 6pm

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Tokara Olive Oil Experience & Orchard Walk

WAVERLEY HILLS   , between Tulbagh and Ceres    EVOO TASTING:  Mon to Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 11am – 3pm   RESTAURANT:  Tues to Sat 10am – 4pm, Wed & Fri 6:30pm – 10pm, Sun 11am – 3pm, Mon closed   WINE:  Mon to Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 11am – 3pm   FUNCTIONS:  120 pax   OTHER ACTIVITIES:  Bird watching, short hike, fynbos garden

WAVERLEY HILLS, between Tulbagh and Ceres

EVOO TASTING: Mon to Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 11am – 3pm

RESTAURANT: Tues to Sat 10am – 4pm,
Wed & Fri 6:30pm – 10pm, Sun 11am – 3pm, Mon closed

WINE: Mon to Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 11am – 3pm

FUNCTIONS: 120 pax

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Bird watching, short hike, fynbos garden

 
WILLOW CREEK   , Nuy Valley, Worcester    EVOO TASTING:  Mon to Fri: 9am – 4:30pm

WILLOW CREEK, Nuy Valley, Worcester

EVOO TASTING: Mon to Fri: 9am – 4:30pm

 

 
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The following Listed Producers also offer EVOO Experiences. See their listings for further details.

 

 

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