A moderate portion of olive oil can improve heart health, much like an occasional glass of wine or a few of cupid’s arrows. Fall head over projectile shaft for nutrient-rich eats with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of olive oil, vinegar, and culinary accessories at Oro di Oliva in Wauwatosa and Whitefish Bay.
Oro di Oliva’s culinary experts dispense samples of more than 50 globally sourced olive oils and vinegars before filling canteens with custom orders. Nine varieties of extra-virgin olive oil, such as the aromatic Hojiblanca ($14/250 mL) and the zesty Picual Robusto ($12/250 mL), lap against tongue shores with perky richness, oiling palates for incoming baguette vessels or focaccia rafts. Blended white balsamics flavored with lemongrass, apricot, or white peach ($12/250 mL) effuse bright orchard scents, and the 18-year balsamic from Modena, Italy ($15/250 mL) simmers with notes of fig, honey, and a future in plastics. After customers place their orders, storekeepers promptly cull oils and vinegars from their metallic vats and fill containers, from 250 mL to 1 gallon, with the desired liquids.
Oro di Oliva’s in-store bottling caught the digital eyes of OnMilwaukee and gained accolades as part of a month-long feature highlighting Milwaukee’s finest dining options. One customer defined the store’s wares as “liquid gold.”
Oro di Oliva
With one look at Oro di Oliva's selection of oils and vinegars, it's evident that they know that good food comes from high-quality ingredients. All of Oro di Oliva's oils and vinegars, which hail from across the globe, are bottled upon order to preserve their flavors. Their extensive selection includes over 25 fresh, extra virgin olive oils and flavored olive oils from two hemispheres. For an added taste bud kick, they press some of the oils with whole fruit such as blood oranges, basil, garlic, persian limes,or rosemary for flavored variants. Pair your favorite oil with one of their 25+ dark and white balsamic vinegars which bare flavors including pomegranate, Vermont maple, Sicilian lemon, black currant and honey ginger. White balsamic vinegars bear flavors including honey ginger, white peach, and alfoos mango souls. In addition to oil and vinegar sampler packs, the shop stocks goods including cork spouts and black truffled sea salt to complement bottles.