Tasting olive oil in a fairy tale Goriška Brda
Goriška Brda are located at the extreme northern weather zone where the olive trees may still thrive. Currently, the most common among them are Belica and Briška črnica. Growing olive trees in Brda region became extinct after the great frost of 1929, but in the village Višnjevik, Gradno, Slavče and Hlevnik they have continued to cultivate branchlets grown from stumps after the frost. Locals from Brda have started to focus more intensely on the planting of olive trees. Today there are more than 120 hectares of olive groves, which are even more widespread from year to year. Olive tree cultivators take care of the health and the growth of more than 20,000 olive trees growing in Goriška Brda. Tantalize your taste buds and enjoy the best flavors of olive oil ever! The soil, favorable location and remoteness from industrial and urban settlements are factors for the high-quality olive oil. Tasting top quality olive oil is an experience that you want to experience while in Goriška Brda.
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