Evaluation criteria

Evaluation criteria

According to world standards, Istrian olive oil is of the highest quality which can be tasted if you follow the olive oil roads with marked oil mills and cellars of the best Istrian olive growers.

They will be glad to share all the secrets of their trade with you, followed by the time for olive oil tasting, that flowing gold which brings health, youth and beauty!

Focused on promoting olive oil culture, raising quality standards and creativity and better experience exchange, each olive oil producer has been evaluated not only by its olive oil production but also according to the following criteria:

  • tasting hall exterior and interior
  • visibility, brand power, respectability by local media and abroad
  • level of engagement in olive oil tourism development and original tourist offer
  • service quality and offers
  • knowledge of several foreign languages
  • other technical and service provision parameters

Based on the points won, olive oil producers are awarded one, two or three bottles:

  • one bottle marks a good, correct olive oil producer,
  • two bottles a very good one and
  • three bottles symbolize an excellent olive oil producer i.e. the best facility in its category.