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About Us

If you have the opportunity to visit any Olive Tap store, you will have the opportunity to taste some of the most unique, flavorful, and freshest award-winning extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars available in the industry today.  Founded in 2006 by Rick Petrocelly, The Olive Tap is known for exceptional quality, authentic flavors, experienced and trained culinary tasting consultants and unparalleled customer service.

Taste the Difference…
          Experience the Quality

Beyond our flagship store in Long Grove, additional The Olive Tap stores are located in a number of cities across the United States.  Click on the "Find Us" Tab find a location near you.  While each of The Olive Tap stores carry quality products from artisan producers worldwide, each of our stores’ actual menu of gourmet olive oils and vinegars does vary slightly.  Of course, all of our stores strive to deliver the same unparalleled customer service.

Meet Rick, Owner of The Olive Tap, and Take a Tour of our Long Grove, Illinois Store!

Tasting Emporiums

At any Olive Tap store, you can sample oils and vinegars from large stainless steel urns called Fusti.  Side by side, you'll be able to detect the subtle–and sometimes not so subtle–differences in the various extra virgin olive oils, flavored olive oils, vinegars, and balsamic vinegars. Once you decide on your favorite products, we bottle it fresh, on the spot.

Find your preference among various source countries including Chile, Italy, Spain, Greece, Uraguay and USA (California) and more! Our knowledgeable, trained tasting consultants to assist you to determine the best olive oils and/or vinegars based on your taste preference, food preferences and typical cooking styles. All of The Olive Tap's 100% extra virgin olive oils are  “first cold pressed” We also carry a full-line of balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy and various specialty vinegars from around the world.

Gourmet Specialty Foods

Each of our The Olive Tap’s Tasting Emporiums also offer 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!  Our Gourmet Specialty Foods.

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. Select Olive Tap locations also offer freshly packed spices, seasonings and herbs, contact your local store to learn more.

Learn More...Take a Video Tour of Our Spice Locker in Long Grove, Illinois

Shop On-line

On-line 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.  Search our recipe library by recipe name, product name or key ingredients!  Our Recipe Library

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