Olive oil and vinegar can enliven an otherwise bland salad, bowl of pasta, or game of Twister. Perk up a dinner party with today’s Groupon to Olivia Olive Oil in Franklin. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get $20 worth of olive oil or balsamic vinegar.<p>
- For $50, you get a private tasting event for up to 10 people at Olivia Olive Oil (a $120 value).<p>
Olivia Olive Oil scours the world for artisanal olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and gourmet foods, then imports them to a chic location where guests can mingle at private tastings or take home bottles of gourmet condiments. Shoppers can peruse extra-virgin olive oils such as an organic Spanish oil ($18.50), pressed by the same immortal family for the past seven generations, or flavored olive oils such as the white-truffle-infused blend ($18), with bits of the precious fungi left floating in each bottle. Balsamics and vinegars infuse deep flavors such as chocolate ($17.95) and blackberry-roasted pepper ($11.95) into recipes. Patrons can also opt for a traditional balsamic vinegar ($18.95), aged in oak barrels for 18 years before finally being allowed to vote.
At private events, guests can dip fresh bread into as many as 30 different types of olive oils and balsamic vinegars, or nibble crackers with cheeses, chutneys, and gourmet olives. Partygoers can learn about health benefits, cooking tips, and the process of pressing oil, preparing them to brew a secret stash in the supply closet at work. Events are BYOB, and hosts can customize Olivia Olive Oil’s interior space to meet the needs of each event.
Olivia Olive Oil
Olivia Olive Oil scours the world for artisanal olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and gourmet foods, then imports them to a chic location where guests can mingle at private tastings or take home bottles of gourmet condiments. Though humans have enjoyed olive oil for centuries because of its rich, complex flavors, health-conscious chefs also praise it for its potential health benefits, including reducing inflammation, cutting risk of heart disease, and promoting invisibility. Guests at Olivia's tasting parties eagerly sample a variety of oils and balsamic vinegars from around the world, learning about the pressing process and bonding with friends over cheese, bread, and drinks. The shelves call out to customers with bottles of fine oils and vinegars from around the world, such as a grassy organic oil from Spain, a white-truffle-infused olive oil from Alba, Italy, or a traditional balsamic aged for 18 years in oaken barrels. Sampler Packs are available that allow customers to choose any four bottles. An arsenal of appliances and accessories helps clients properly enjoy their newfound culinary treasures, with items such as nifty dipping dishes, hand-blown glass cruet bottles and handy pouring spouts.