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The Olive Tap "Perfect Pairings"

 

At The Olive Tap, we like to have fun pairing our fresh 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Flavored Oils with our spectacular aged Balsamic Vinegars.  As you might have experienced in the store or even your experimentation at home, the perfect marrying of an Oil and Vinegar can make the flavors just explode!

Have fun trying our "Perfect Pairings" for either Marinades or Vinaigrettes.  For your convenience, the typical ratios for marinades or vinaigrettes are listed below.

     Marinade: 1 part Oil to 1 part Vinegar        Vinaigrette: 2 to 3 parts Oil to 1 part Vinegar

 

Sweet Italian: Sweet, and zesty at the same time

Tuscan Herb Olive Oil and Sicilian Lemon Balsamic Vinegar


The Tropics: You won’t believe you’re not in the tropics with this unusual combination.

Peach White BalsamicVinegar and Sorrento Orange Olive Oil

 

The Citrus Lover:  A true citrus experience!

Sorrento Orange Olive Oil and Tangerine Balsamic Vinegar

 

The Daiquiri: A fun pairing of sweet and tart truly mimics the taste of a Strawberry Daiquiri!

Persian Lime Olive Oil with Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar

 

Fresh Limes:  An exceptionally fresh lime explosion!

Persian Lime Olive Oil with Premium White Balsamic Vinegar

 

Mysteriously Sweet : A mysteriously sweet combination that keeps everyone guessing!

Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil combined with Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar

 

Lemon Drop: The name says it all!  It truly tastes just like a Lemon Drop.    

Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil and Premium White Balsamic Vinegar

 

Little Italy: A perfect foundation for a traditional Italian vinaigrette.

Garlic Olive Oil with Oregano White Balsamic Vinegar


The Tropics: You won’t believe you’re not in the tropics with this unusual combination!

Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar and Sorrento Orange Olive Oil

 

The Citrus Lover:  A true citrus experience!  Great for salads and marinades!

Sorrento Orange Olive Oil and Tangerine Balsamic Vinegar

 

The Daiquiri: A fun pairing of sweet and tart truly mimics the taste of a Strawberry Daiquiri!

Persian Lime Olive Oil with Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar


Fresh Limes:  An exceptionally fresh lime explosion!

Persian Lime Olive Oil combined with Premium White Balsamic Vinegar


Mysteriously Sweet : A mysteriously sweet combination that keeps everyone guessing!

Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar


Lemon Drop: The name says it all.  It truly tastes just like a Lemon Drop.

Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil and Premium White Balsamic Vinegar


Little Italy: A perfect foundation for a traditional Italian vinaigrette.

Garlic Olive Oil with Oregano White Balsamic Vinegar

 

Grecian:  A delicious traditional Greek vinaigrette or marinade.

Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil with Oregano White Balsamic Vinegar

 

Sweet Garlic: This sweet and savory combination makes a great marinade!

Garlic Olive Oil and Fig Balsamic Vinegar or Aceto Balsamico di Modena, 4 Leaf Quality

 

Sweet Basil:  One of our top selling pairings.

Basil Olive Oil with Fig Balsamic Vinegar

 

Uniquely Blueberry:  A wonderfully unique combination leaves your taste buds wanting more!

Sorrento Orange (or Sorrento Lemon) Olive Oil  and Blueberry Balsamic Vinegar

 

Lemon Honey:  Excellent on salads, grilled chicken, marinades, and with seafood!

Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil paired with Honey Balsamic Vinegar

 

Just Peachy: If you love peaches, this is sure to please.

Sorrento Orange Olive Oil brings out the peach flavor of Peach White Balsamic Vinegar

 

Asian Delight: An incredible Asian Vinaigrette.  Try it as a marinade, or in a stir fry!

Roasted Sesame Oil and Honey Balsamic Vinegar

 

Smoky, Yet Sweet:  A little kick of spice makes this pairing very unique!

Chipotle Olive Oil with Honey Balsamic Vinegar (or try Peach White Balsamic Vinegar)

 

 Lemon Lime:  The name says it all! 

Persian Lime Olive Oil with Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic Vinegar.

 

Sweet Cherries: The cherry is ever so sweet with just a hint of orange at the end.

Sorrento Orange Olive Oil combined with Bordeaux Cherry Balsamic Vinegar

 

Subtle Cherries:  For a more subtle cherry sensation, pair

Bordeaux Cherry Balsamic Vinegar with Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil

 

Smoky, Sweet Chocolate:  This combination is unbelievable! Rich chocolate with a smoky kick.

Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar and Chipotle Olive Oil

 

Orange Chocolate:  This one is all about chocolate and oranges! 

Sorrento Orange Olive Oil and Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar (or Cocoa Crema)

 

Nutty Tropics:  No, it is not a place, but a great combination!

Persian Lime Olive Oil, and Coconut Pineapple Balsamic Vinegar

 

Grecian Delight:  Great as a marinade!

Oregano Olive Oil with Sicilian Lemon BalsamicVinegar

 

Very Berry Basil:  An intense fruity start with a sweet basil finish. Great on summer salads! 

Basil Olive Oil with Strawberry, Blueberry, Raspberry, or Very Berry Balsamic Vinegars.

 

Raspberry Delight:  Lemon flavor upfront with a sweet raspberry finish.

Sorrento Lemon Olive Oil and Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar

 

All About Passion:  A sweet orange, passion fruit sensation. Try over ice cream!

Sorrento Orange Olive Oil with Mango Passion Fruit Balsamic Vinegar

 

Simply Basil:  Refreshingly sweet.

Basil Olive Oil with Premium White Balsamic Vinegar.

 

Trip To Italy:  Visit Tuscany and Modena with just one sip of this incredible combination! Tuscan Herb Olive Oil, and Aceto 3 or Aceto 4 Leaf Balsamico di Modena

 

Sweet Herbal Sensation:  It’s a sweet-herbal delight! 

Herbes de Provence Olive Oil with Honey Balsamic Vinegar

 

Nutty Chocolate: Always a great combination. Just like a candy bar!

Dark Chocolate or Cocoa Crema Balsamic Vinegar with Roasted Walnut Oil

 

Our Amaretto Stone Sour:  Delicious in a Flourless Chocolate Torte!

Chocolate Amaretto Vinegar beautifully paired with Sorrento Orange Olive Oil

 

Rich & Smoky: Believe us, it’s good! Makes a great marinade for pork tenderloin.

Espresso Balsamic Vinegar and Chipotle Olive Oil

 

Fresh Squeezed:  Excellent on summer salads, and drizzled over fresh avocados.

Ruby Red Grapefruit Balsamic Vinegar paired with Persian Lime Olive Oil

 

Sweet Bushels: SO good together you’ll want to eat this everyday on a salad!

Sour Apple Balsamic Vinegar and Roasted Walnut Oil

 

Do you have your own "Perfect Pairing"?
Let us know and we will add it to our list!


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