The Olive and The Grape carries a wonderful array of oils, vinegars, seasonings, specialty food products, and gifts – all in line with the healthy lifestyle of the Meditterranean.
This is a brief overview of our inventory, but please click the links to visit product pages.
- Extra Virgin Olive Oils from the Mediterranean, some organic, some unfiltered, most are single-estate oils; all of our extra virgin olive oils meet or exceed the IOOC definition of extra virgin: “cold pressed”, no heat, no chemicals, with an “acidity” (FFA) at or below 0.8% (ours are all 0.5% or lower, many at or around 0.2%)
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil from California, unfiltered, extremely low acidity (FFA); all of our extra virgin olive oils from California are further certified by the COOC (stricter guidelines than the IOOC)
- Seasoned Olive Oils
- Grapeseed Oils (expeller pressed)
- Gourmet Vinegars, including Balsamic (aged), Wine Vinegars, Fruit Vinegars; our barrel aged balsamics do not contain sodium, added sugar or sweeteners, thickers, artifical colors or flavors!
- Pastas, domestic and imported, some organic, some gluten-free, all unique
- Seasonings, all natural, hand-blended , including rubs, ethnic, and “Old World” style
- Organic Herbs and Spices
- Sea Salts, mostly from the Mediterranean
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- Specialty Foods
- Infused Sugars
Diet vs Medicine
When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need. – Ancient Ayurvedic Proverb