Rich, sweet balsamic vinegars bring the great taste of Modena Italy to your family table in North Dakota
When is a pork chop not simply a pork chop? A salad not merely a bunch of boring lettuce? It's when you prepare them with balsamic vinegars. Turn ordinary meals into something extraordinary. The right vinegar lets you enrich flavors of both proteins and vegetables, and even serve as a spread for hot, fresh-baked bread.
Your balsamic vinegar price list
The Olive Barrel stocks an amazing variety of flavorful vinegars. Buy a small bottle to try out new flavors, then buy large for your best value.
Small bottle (200 milliliters) $13.85
Medium bottle (375 milliliters) $18.85
Large bottle (750 milliliters) $31.85
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ApricotFlavor: sweet, Juicy, slightly tart. Complements: fruit, pork, poultry, salad, seafood. Oil Pairings: arbequina, basil, chipotle, garlic, harissa, Koroneiki, lemon, Persian lime, walnut, sage and mushroom. Ideas: combine in sparkling water for a refreshing taste, brush on grilling fruit kabobs, combine with chipotle or harissa to marinate pork tenderloin or chicken, combine with basil or lemon for salad dressing.
Blackberry GingerFlavor: sweet blackberries with a hint of ginger. Complements: fruit, meat, pork, poultry, salad, dessert, seafood. Oil Pairings: basil, chipotle, garlic, Persian lime, Picual, sage and mushroom, and herbs de Provence. Ideas: combine with chipotle for beef, pork, or chicken marinade, combine with garlic for grilled chicken and arugula salad, combine with herbs de Provence for fruit salads, drizzle on fruit kabobs, or combine with any EVOO for a great salad dressing.
Black CherryMade with the traditional balsamic vinegar and natural black cherry flavor, then blended together for a unique taste. This balsamic is delicious on fruits, ice cream, and on mixed greens. It can also be used as a great marinade for chicken or pork.
Black Currant balsamic-Currently out of stockOur Aged Balsamic is naturally infused with floral, sweet, blackcurrant. This rich, unique balsamic condimento is tart and amazingly complex. Pair with pungent salty cheeses, use in salads, over yogurt or to dress fresh fruit salad. This full flavor profile makes it an excellent choice drizzled sparingly over Spring Mix, and greens. Best with light to medium EVOO, it will complement Feta cheese, red onions, orange wedges, and cucumbers. Pre-glaze lamb, beef, pork roasts and chops to create a beautiful caramelized surface. Try it on ice cream with fresh berries, or drizzle over shaved ice as a special treat.
Blueberry Flavor: sweet fresh wild blueberries. Complements: fruit, meat, dessert, pork, poultry, salad. Oil pairings: basil, harissa, lemon, Persian lime, Tuscan herb, roasted walnut. Ideas: drizzle on ice cream with fresh blueberries, reduce to use as a syrup on pancakes, waffles, or French toast. Drizzle on onions to caramelize in a sauté pan, combine with Tuscan herb or basil for a sweet and savory marinade, combine with EVOO for a fruity salad dressing.
Cara Cara Orange VanillaFlavor: creamy, sultry, and made with pure Madagascar vanilla and the bright citrus of Cara cara oranges. It truly delights the senses. Uses: drizzle over a fruit salad, use with chocolates, in sparkling water, or mix with yogurt. You can even put it over your ice cream. Use this heart healthy combination over oatmeal, cooked whole grain cereal, or pancakes. Pairings: Koroneiki EVOO, Persian lime olive oil, basil olive oil, and butter olive oil.
Cascadian Wild Raspberry White
Flavor: Juicy, tart raspberry and luscious white balsamic come together in this bright, versatile infused balsamic.
Use it in shrubs, mixed cocktails, as glaze or make a marinade for poultry, in wilted spinach salad, over fresh cut fruit, to glaze salmon and much, much more.
Pairs well with lemon olive oil, orange olive oil, lime oil, gremolata olive oil, garlic olive oil, baklouti olive oil, any UP extra virgin olive oil.
Flavor: smooth dark chocolate. Complements: salad, pork, poultry, fruit or dessert. Pairings: basil, chipotle, lemon, Persian lime, blood orange, harissa, roasted walnut. Ideas: drizzle on pound cake or angel food cake with blood orange and top with fresh fruit and whipped cream,
drizzle on fruit or ice cream, combine with any EVOO
for a salad dressing.
Cinnamon PearFlavor: rich, sweet, cinnamon with hints of pear. Complements: pork, salad, seafood, dessert, dairy, oatmeal, fruit. Oil pairings: blood orange, butter, chipotle, garlic, Persian lime, harissa, walnut, sage and wild mushroom. Ideas: drizzle on yogurt, ice cream, oatmeal, apple crisp, caramel apples, or pears, top salads, combine with blood orange for a salad dressing on spinach or arugula salad with fresh berries, and finish with walnut oil, Mandarin oranges, and feta cheese.
CoconutFlavor: rich creamy coconut. Complements: soup, seafood, fruit, pork, vegetables, and poultry. Oil pairings: garlic, harissa, Persian lime, herbs de Provence. Ideas: caramelize baby carrots, combine with garlic for great Thai flavoring, sauté shrimp in Persian lime, finish with a drizzle of coconut, drizzle a little in a mimosa.
Comice PearFlavor: Comice pears are succulent, buttery and exceptionally sweet. Our French-style Comice pear white balsamic is aromatic, slightly tart, sweet and delicious. It makes an impressive glaze or marinade for veggies, pork, squash, poultry and roasted apples.
Cranberry Pear white balsamic Flavor: clean, crisp, and very tart. It boasts a deep rose blush and has an amazingly fruity, complex bouquet. Can be used to dress fruits and vegetables, as a marinade or glaze for poultry, or even as a mix with gelatin for a fruit aspic or mixed drink.
Flavor: rich, dark, sweet with a roasted bean flavor. Complements: meat, pork, poultry, dessert, seafood. Oil pairings: blood orange, chipotle, garlic, lemon, Tuscan herb, and harissa. Ideas: add to chili or baked beans as your secret ingredient, drizzle on fresh berries or ice cream, combine with chipotle, garlic or harissa to marinate steaks, combine with blood orange for a pork tenderloin marinade. For a great dessert, caramelize fresh pineapple chunks or brush on pears or
peaches and then grill.
FigFlavor: moderately tart. Complements: lamb, meat, pork, poultry, fruit, seafood. Oil pairings: blood orange, chipotle, Persian lime. Ideas: drizzle over goat cheese and serve with crackers, brush on cantaloupe or honeydew melon wedges and then top with chopped prosciutto and freshly grated cheese, combine with chipotle and brush on beef, lamb, poultry or seafood prior to baking or grilling, combine with EVOO and then drizzle on spinach salad with sliced water chestnuts and grapefruit slices.
Gravenstein Apple white balsalmic
The Gravenstein Apple is an incredibly hard to find varietal due to the difficulty farmers have cultivating it. In addition to contending with a very finicky tree, it’s also not an apple that travels or stores well so it is best enjoyed during its relatively short season and isn’t typically shipped far. It’s grown in pockets up the coast of Northern California and prized for its amazing ambrosia perfume, and crisp, sweet-tart cream colored flesh. Our Gravenstein Apple White Balsamic marries the complexity of the Gravenstein’s larger than life flavor with our well balanced Ultra Premium White Balsamic Vinegar from Italy for a delectable culinary symphony.
Ginger and HoneyFlavor: light and bright with intense ginger and subtle honey. Complements: fruit, pork, beverage, poultry, seafood, salad. Ideas: great on fruit salads or green salads, add to bottled or sparkling water for refreshing flavor, flavor rice, use in stir-fry dishes, marinate cucumbers or water chestnuts and add to a salad, or deglaze a pan after searing seafood with any EVOO above and top with glaze.
Grapefruit Flavor: grapefruit white balsamic vinegar sparkles with crisp clean flavors. It has a perfect balance of acidity and natural sweetness. Try this amazing balsamic dressings, paired with Herbs de Provence, Lemon and Blood orange oils. Drizzle it over greens, fennel, and fruit salads, or add an acidic punch to a chicken or fish marinade. For something sweeter, mix it in summer cocktails or use it over berries for dessert.
JalapenoFlavor: zesty jalapeno peppers with a touch of heat. Complements: meat, poultry, rice, pork, vegetables, salad. Oil pairings: blood orange, cayenne, chipotle, cilantro and onion, gremolata, harissa, Persian lime. Ideas: drizzle over redskin potato and green bean salad, drizzle over steamed vegetables or any salad, excellent on sliced tomatoes or beets, caramelize onions and peppers, or use to deglaze a pan.
Key LimeFlavor: Native to Southeast Asia, the key lime is smaller with a more tart flavor than Persian limes. This white balsamic pairs exceptionally well with our jalapeño olive oil as a salad dressing or marinade for chicken or seafood. Key Lime White Balsamic makes an excellent reduction to accompany cheesecakes, fresh fruit tarts or fruit salads. Pairs with: Blood Orange, Milanese Gremolata, or Garlic Olive Oils
LavenderFlavor: fresh aromatic lavender, sweet and subtle tartness. Complements: chicken, potatoes, salads. It is excellent when used in baking. Pairings: garlic oil, butter oil and chocolate balsamic, herbs de Provence, green chili oil, rosemary oil, lemon oil, almond and walnut oil.
Lemongrass MintFlavor: natural Thai lemongrass combined with fresh mint. Complements: fruit, pasta, dipping sauce, rice, salad, seafood. Oil pairings: basil, chipotle, garlic, gremolata, harissa, Persian lime. Ideas: combine in sparkling water for a refreshing thirst quencher, mix with rum for an out-of-this-world mojito, add to diced fresh hot Thai chiles and harissa for a taste explosion on meats, pasta, and rice, combine with garlic or Persian lime for a zesty salad dressing.
MapleFlavor: sweet Vermont maple. Complements: dessert, fruit, meat, pork, poultry, vegetables, dairy, salad. Oil pairings: basil, butter, blood orange, chipotle, gremolata, lemon, and walnut. Ideas: combine with blood orange olive oil for a unique salad, mix with spicy Dijon mustard to top ham, drizzle with walnut or butter and put on pancakes or waffles, add to baking items, add to baked beans or BBQ sauce, put on ice cream or yogurt.
MangoFlavor: slightly sweet, fruity with floral notes. Complements: seafood, salad, fruit, poultry, and pork. Oil pairings: Arbequina, chipotle, garlic, harissa, lemon, Persian lime. Ideas: brush on grilled fruit before removing from heat. Use with a spicy EVOO for a fruity salsa, add to mineral water or sparkling water for a refreshing thirst quencher, combine with any of the citrus EVOO for a sweet crisp vinaigrette, combine with any EVOO above for a grilling marinade.
Neapolitan Herb dark balsamic
Zesty and savory, our Neapolitan Herb Dark Balsamic has just the right amount of
acidity to shine in a multitude of culinary applications. Made from traditional herbs long used in Neapolitan cuisine including, rosemary, marjoram, thyme, garlic, and sage. It will boost your next salad, marinade for poultry, seafood & steak or take your BBQ to the next level. Pairs well with Garlic, Blood Orange, Fused Lemon, Persian Lime or Tuscan Olive oils.
PeachFlavor: light sweet flavor of fresh peaches. Complements: beverages, pork, fruit, poultry, seafood, salad. Oil pairings: Arbequina, basil, chipotle, garlic, harissa, Koroneiiki, lemon, sage and mushroom. Ideas: combine with any EVOO for a great salad dressing, combine with garlic or a spicy EVOO to marinate pork or poultry, marinate sliced cucumbers, top with sea salt and fresh pepper. Also, add to sparkling mineral water for a thirst quencher.
Passion FruitFlavor: This aged white balsamic vinegar is infused with fresh whole fruit passionfruit for a wonderful sweet and tropical flavor! Passion fruit originates in South America where the juice of this fruit is usually used in cocktails, salads or other culinary applications. It is an utter sensation in Latin American and thus, with our Argentinean heritage decided to bring you a little taste of South America right to your kitchen! The flavor is slightly sweet with tropical notes similar to mango and a light tang at the end.
Great for marinating seafood like salmon, shrimp, scallops or even any kind of kabobs. We also love this vinegar for salads of all kinds!
Pairings: Persian Lime, Eureka Lemon, Blood or any unflavored extra virgin olive oil!
PineappleOur pineapple balsamic is sweet and tart with the aroma of fresh cut, ripe pineapples. This balsamic is the perfect complement to fruit salads and fresh berries. It adds great flavor without discoloring your salad greens. Try mixing it with our soy sauce, sesame oil, or ginger and garlic olive oil for a great marinade.
PomegranateFlavor: medium tart pomegranate. Complements: fruit, lamb, duck, meat, poultry, salad. Ideas: combine with basil or gremolata to marinate lamb or duck. Reduce in saucepan and drizzle over strawberries or duck. Caramelize red onions, combine with Persian lime, lemon, or basil, serve over salad greens topped with nuts, feta cheese, and caramelized red onions.
Pomegranate-QuinceThis white balsamic is made with the yellow fruit from the Asian tree. The fruit is used to make jam or jelly. Pair this balsamic with garlic olive oil or any plain EVOO.
RaspberryFlavor: mildly tart, fresh raspberries. Complements: pork, poultry, fruit, salad, vegetables. Oil pairings: basil, blood orange, chipotle, harissa, lemon, Persian lime, herbs de Provence, and walnut. Ideas: reduce and use as a syrup on pancakes, waffles, and French toast, combine with herbs de Provence and drizzle over fruit skewers, reduce as a glaze, add oregano, grape jelly, and black pepper, combine with basil and drizzle over baby greens with goat cheese and toasted pecans.
Red AppleFlavor: sweet apple. Complements: pork, salad, vegetables, fruit, poultry. Oil pairings: blood orange, garlic, Koroneiki, lemon, Persian lime, Picual, sage and mushroom. Ideas: drizzle on sweet potatoes and roast, drizzle on apple crisp, combine with sage and mushroom to baste and inject into turkey, combine with garlic and walnut for salad dressing.
Red Wine VinegarFine wine vinegars come from fine wines, which is why some of the finest gourmet vinegars come from wine-producing regions of France and Italy. Like wine, wine vinegars are aged in barrels, preferably oak, which infuse these vinegars with some of the tannins of wine. Wine vinegars are typically more mellow than regular vinegars, with a more complex bouquet infused with the qualities of the terroir where they originate. Use fine red wine vinegars with subtle oils, as to not overpower the flavors of the vinegar.
Serrano HoneyFlavor: tart, sweet, spicy, 100% honey flavored with Serrano peppers. Complements: fruit, pasta, poultry, salad, seafood. Olive oil pairings: blood orange, chipotle, garlic, harissa, lemon, Persian lime. Ideas: drizzle on caprese salad or in lettuce wraps, roast sweet potatoes, add to dressings for leafy green potato, pasta or rice salads, toss with sliced strawberries, use in Bloody Marys.
Sicilian LemonFlavor: fresh, bright, and slightly sweet lemon. Complements: pasta, pork, poultry, seafood, and fruit. Oil pairings: basil, blood orange, chipotle, Tuscan herb, garlic, gremolata, harissa, herbs de Provence, Persian lime, sage and mushroom. Ideas: combine with basil and drizzle over pasta, add fresh tomatoes and grated cheese and drizzle over steamed vegetables, add to sparkling water for a refreshing thirst quencher.
StrawberryFlavor: sweet summer strawberries. Complements: fruit salad, desserts. Oil pairings: basil, blood orange, chipotle, harissa, Persian lime. Ideas: drizzle on cantaloupe or honeydew melon, reduce and use as syrup on waffles, pancakes, or French toast, combine with any EVOO for a great salad dressing, drizzle over bruschetta, great on ice cream (with or without fresh berries).
TangerineFlavor: fresh citrus. Complements: salad, fish, vegetables. Oil Pairings: chipotle, harissa, Persian lime, basil, blood orange, Picual. Ideas: combine with chipotle or harissa for a marinade on chicken, beef or pork, slice apples and caramelize with tangerine balsamic in sauté pan, then serve over pound cake for a quick and easy dessert, combine with lemon or blood orange EVOO as a tasty glaze for baked or grilled salmon.
18-year TraditionalFlavor: classically sweet. Complements: dairy, fruit, meat, pork, pasta, seafood, soup, poultry, bread, dessert. Oil pairings: any flavor-infused olive oil or extra virgin olive oil. Ideas: drizzle over steamed or roasted vegetables, drizzle on bruschetta or caprese salad, drizzle over fruit or ice cream, combine with a spicy EVOO for grilling, combine with any EVOO for bread dipping.
Flavor: Sultry, fragrant Tahitian vanilla beans are married with our aged balsamic condimento. Its sweet, creamy flavor complements dairy, desserts, fruits, salads and seafood. The resulting collaboration in intoxicating as it is exotic. Try with fresh strawberries or drizzled over a warm brownie or ice cream. Pair with our Fused Blood Orange, Chipotle, Harissa, Arbequina, Butter, Cilantro & onions, Persian Lime and Roasted Walnut Olive Oil for grilling.