In addition to the bodegas listed, others worth exploring include San Telmo (tel. 261/499-0050), Finca Flichman (tel. 261/497-2039;, and the quaint and tiny Baquero 1886 (tel. 261/429-3915;

Other Local Farms

In Maip├║, numerous farms allow visitors to explore the production of olive oil and indulge in sensual tastings and appreciation courses. Quinta Generaci├│n, Ozamis Sur 2718 (tel. 261/499-0472), is a boutique olive oil factory that runs guided tours and tastings. Nearby, Isabel Agrovivero, Ceferino 544, Cruz de Piedra (tel. 261/410-6325), also produces figs, walnuts, and grapes. Their tours are very good, and the shop is stocked with goodies. An old olive oil factory, Laur, Videla Aranda 2850, Cruz del Piedra (tel. 261/499-0052), puts on a show for gourmands -- including a presentation on the health benefits of olive oil.

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