A gourmet olive oil is great for enhancing an Italian entree, bragging about at dinner parties, or greasing a postbanquet slip 'n' slide. Enjoy high-class refinements with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of olive oils, vinegars, and more at Green Gate Olive Oils in Winston-Salem.
Green Gate Olive Oils offers a world-spanning variety of high-quality gourmet oils and vinegars to stimulate culinary inspiration. Skilled oil experts lead customers through myriad options, offering free tastes to enlighten tongues to subtle differences, educate about complementary pairings, and lubricate squeaky jaws. International olive oils ($10.99–$14.99), such as the grassy, tropical leccino from Tuscany or the sweet and peppery spanish hojiblanca, mystify taste buds with suspicious complexity, similar to an encrypted calculus exam. Flavored oils, including blood orange ($16.99) or handcrafted roasted walnut ($19.99), flaunt their elegant infusions, and balsamic vinegars embrace the sweet and savory with bombastic blueberry ($14.99) or honey-ginger white ($11.99).
Boutique browsers who step into Green Gate can spy lists of recipes and olive-centric books, or peek between towering flowers and around brick corners for sundry specialty kitchen items, such as colorful aprons, pillow pouches of Sapori di Liguria, and tiny robotic pugilists to pummel the oil out of each olive.
Green Gate Olive Oils
Stainless-steel tanks preserve the delicate flavors of Green Gate Olive Oils’ oils and vinegars until the moment owners Keith and Georganne McDaniel bottle and seal them to order. The tanks, called fusti, are a conspicuous sign of Green Gate’s commitment to providing high-quality gourmet foods, kitchen items, and bath and body products.
With more than 40 oils and vinegars to pick from, Green Gate is a playground for both seasoned chefs and budding gourmands. Staffers provide free samples and can make recommendations based on each customer’s taste, cooking style, and chewing technique. Additionally, they empower customers with recipe suggestions and even offer small-group cooking classes.