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About Us

If you have the opportunity to visit The Olive Tap, in the historic village of Long Grove, Illinois, you will sample some of the most unique, flavorful, and freshest award-winning extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars available. The store is located in a designated historic building from the late 1800s, originally housing the town's original Creamery.

Beyond our flagship store in Long Grove, additional The Olive Tap stores are located in a number of cities across the United States.  While each of our stores carry the same quality products from artisan producers, each stores actual menu of offers does vary.  Of course, we strive to deliver only the best customer service at all of our locations.

Meet Rick, Owner of The Olive Tap, and Take a Store Tour!

Tasting Emporium

At any Olive Tap store, you can sample oils and vinegars from large stainless steel urns called Fustis. Side by side, you'll be able to detect the subtle–and sometimes not so subtle–differences in the various extra virgin olive oil, flavored olive oils, vinegar, and balsamic vinegar products. Once you decide on the varietal(s), your product is bottled on the spot, fresh and wholesome.

Find your preference among the Italian, Spanish, Greek, Tunisian, Australian, and Californian products (among others!), or allow a helpful salesperson to make a recommendation based on your food preferences and how you anticipate using the product. All of The Olive Tap's olive oils are 100% extra virgin and first cold pressed, and all of our balsamic vinegars come from Modena, Italy.

Gourmet Market

In Long Grove, our Tasting Emporium and Gourmet Market offers unique culinary sauces, exquisite condiments, marinades, numerous tapenades and more. To meet our ever-growing customer demand, we are continually in search of distinctive, exceptionally tasty products. Products which are sure to have your culinary creations tasting great and your family and friends asking for more!

Spice Locker

Our temperature and humidity controlled Spice Locker in Long Grove offers a complete range of spices, herbs, and seasonings, all available for in-store tasting. With each of our spices, herbs and seasonings freshly hand-packed in our store, you are guaranteed satisfaction. Stop using old and tired spices, taste and see how fresh spices, herbs and seasonings can make your dishes taste even better.

Learn More...Take a Video Tour of Our Spice Locker

Shop Online

Online shopping at The Olive Tap is easy and secure! Browse products, read the descriptions and recommendations, consider pairing ideas and have our products shipped right to your door (or to the friends and family who will love receiving your gift). No minimum order means that you can send anything from a single bottle to a large gift basket. Receive your items in quickly, freshly bottled and securely packed.

Recipe Library

Browse hundreds of recipes using The Olive Tap's olive oils, flavor infused olive oils, balsamic vinegars and wines vinegars.  New...see customer's posts on recipes, including recipe adaptations from our customers!

Learn More About Us...Read Our Customer Testimonials!


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