Established Olive Oil & Vinegar Retail Store in Sierra Foothills
Profitable business in beautiful gold mining community
Grass Valley, CA
Home of the freshest olive oils and balsamic vinegars on tap!
Experience olive oil and balsamic vinegar at its finest in the relaxed, welcoming atmosphere of our tasting room. Indulge in a wide variety of olive oils and vinegars from around the world, sure to please the simplest and most sophisticated palates alike. Additionally, we offer our customers handmade olive oil soaps and body products by Olive Oil Skin Care Company, artisanal pastas handmade by Pappardelles, loose-leaf teas by Tea Forte and The Tea Spot, specialty seasonings and salts by Barons Seasonings and by J.Q. Dickinson Salt.
The hand-selected collection of fresh extra virgin olive oils at Olive Vitality is one of the finest collections in the country. The extremely high standards of Olive Vitality dictates each olive oil in their collection posts crucial product information including: crush date, polyphenol (antioxidant) level, free fatty acid, oleic acid, country of origin, tasting notes, and more.
Always offering the freshest extra virgin olive oils in the world, Olive Vitality rotates with whichever crop is most current, between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres because they have opposite crushing seasons. This includes some outstanding local olive oils from California. Since the Northern Hemisphere (USA, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal) crush October-December each year, and the Southern Hemisphere (Australia, Chile, Peru, Argentina) crush April-May each year, Olive Vitality ensures you will receive the freshest of the fresh in extra virgin olive oils year round.
Olive Vitality also offers classes to their customers, taught by Jeanette Angell. Ms. Angell is one of a handful in North America who holds the prestigious ONAOO certification, and is an overall olive oil enthusiast committed to bringing the highest quality olive oils in the world to you. The class focuses on understanding the differences between olive oils, how to choose a great olive oil, introductory olive oil chemistry, health benefits of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, and an extensive guided tasting tour.