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olive oils & vinegars


We offer 15 varieties of extra virgin olive oil, 22 varieties of aged balsamic vinegar (both dark & white), as well as our specialty white truffle oil. (for a full listing of the varieties please scroll down). Every variety is available to sample from our beautiful Italian stainless steel "fusti" containers located in our tasting bar at the back of the shop. They are all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives.

We offer 3 sizes of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

200 mL - $12.98
375 mL - $17.98
750 mL - $29.98



olive oil & aged balsamic vinegar gift set - $55

This unique gourmet gift includes: two (200 mL) bottles of our extra virgin olive oil, two (200 mL) bottles of our aged balsamic vinegar, pairing chart, serving suggestions hand-out, and a drizzler-cork. A great gift for cooks!

olive oil connoisseur gift basket - $75 - perfect for the “foodie” on your list!

This wicker basket is filled with “all things olive”, including: a (200 mL) bottle of our single-harvest olive oil, a (200 mL) bottle of our specialty flavoured olive oil, locally made pasta, cured olives, olive oil crackers, gourmet olive oil chips, olive oil breadsticks, and two “drizzler” corks for the olive oil bottles.

other gift baskets - please go to our gift basket page



recipes - olive oil / balsamic vinegar pairings of the month



recipes - KISS - keep it simple salads
(14 salad recipes: coleslaw, caprese, tuscan, pasta, spinach, potato, bean, fruit, etc.)



3 pairing charts: which olive oils pair best with which balsamic vinegars; the best uses for each olive oil; the best uses for each balsamic vinegar



conversion chart
:
butter (or margarine) to all natural butter flavoured olive oil

butter or margarine

 

butter flavoured olive oil

1 tsp

=

3/4 tsp

1 tbsp

=

2¼ tsp

1/4 cup

=

3 Tbsp

1/3 cup

=

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

=

1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp

2/3 cup

=

1/2 cup

3/4 cup

=

1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp

1 cup

=

3/4 cup






important info about extra virgin olive oil

olive oil & balsamic vinegar
information &
suggestions for uses

(click here: printable, 2-page, letter-sized paper)

health benefits &
pairing suggestions for our

olive oils & balsamic vinegars

(click here: printable, 2-page, letter-sized paper)



do you really need fancy olive oil at home?
globe & mail - august 27, 2011

olive oil may hold the key to weight-loss
globe & mail - october 10, 2008


For more information on extra virgin olive oil, visit Tom Mueller's website: www.extravirginity.com
Tom Mueller is a Canadian writer & journalist, based in Liguria (Italy).
He is the author of: Extra Virginity, obsessed by great olive oil and working to raise its profile (& call out fraud).






extra virgin olive oils

Our olive oils are all extra virgin, first cold pressed and sourced from both hemispheres to ensure the highest quality and freshness.


single cultivar (non-flavoured) extra virgin olive oils
note: because we source from both hemispheres, our selection of mono cultivar olive oils (see list below) changes with the seasons,
resulting in the freshest olive oil available!

  • arbequina
  • arbosana
  • cobrancosa
  • coratina
  • hojiblanca
  • koroneiki
  • manzanillo
  • nocellara del belice
  • picholine
  • picual

 

flavoured olive oils (all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives)

 

 




aged balsamic vinegars

our balsamic vinegars are from modena, italy and are aged up to 18 years.

dark balsamic vinegars (all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives)

 



white balsamic vinegars (all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives)

 





specialty white truffle oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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   waterloo, ontario, N2J 4K8
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