Olivette Opens Second Olive Oil and Balsamic Tasting Room in Westport

Olivette is pleased to announce the opening of  a second extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room at 24 Railroad Place in Westport. The tasting room showcases the freshest, ultra-premium, extra virgin olive oils from around the world and authentic balsamic vinegars from Modena. Guests are always encouraged to taste before they buy and discuss food pairings and recipes with the staff.

 “We are very proud to offer our customers exclusive products of superb quality. One of the many outstanding olive oils we carry was recently named one of the top 10 extra virgin olive oils in the world. It is a thrill to be able to offer such delicious, high quality products to our customers” said Alina Lawrence, owner of Olivette.

The public is invited to attend the Westport grand opening celebration on Thursday, July 17, from 4-7 pm and explore the full line of olive oils and vinegars while enjoying light refreshments. Guests are welcome to complimentary recipe cards using their products, including cool summer salads, flavorful grilled meats, and refreshing fruit desserts. “Balsamic vinegar and fresh fruit is a simple, traditional Italian pairing just perfect for a hot summer’s day” said Lawrence.

Through its Darien and Westport locations, Olivette is committed to highlighting a way of living and eating that connects our local and global communities through the pleasure of food that is never artificially or mass produced. By sourcing only the finest artisanal products, Olivette provides a culinary experience that delivers unsurpassed sensory and health benefits to its customers.

About Olivette:

Olivette is a distinctive extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room with locations in Darien and Westport and is Fairfield County’s exclusive retailer of Ultra-Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the highest standard for extra virgin olive oil in the world. Olivette scours the globe for gourmet salts, rubs, chocolate bars, pasta, and other specialty food products. http://www.olivettect.com/

Olivette’s ultra-premium olive oils are served at the finest restaurants in Connecticut,  including leFarm, The Whelk, The Spread and Community Table. Alina Lawrence is an olive oil educator, speaker, consultant and owner of Olivette. She received her training and certification in olive oil sensory analysis from the National Organization of Olive Oil Tasters (ONAOO) in Imperia, Italy in 2013 and shares her expertise with epicureans and chefs alike.

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