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  • Black Cherry

    $10.00$14.00
    Italian sour cherry puree and our rich traditional style condimento base are blended together creating rich leathery flavors of deep red fruit highlighting the quality of the ripe sour cherry puree.  The end result is a rich, delicate in mouth feel of red, jammy fruit with notes of plum, cherry and prune. Olive Oil Pairings: Persian Lime, Chipotle and Blood Orange olive oils.
  • Black Currant

    $10.00$14.00
    A wonderful winter flavor that will add a sweet currant flavor to your cooking. Using our Traditional style base, this complex, rich, sweet and dense balsamic will add a whole new dimension to your dishes. Complex, rich, sweet, dense. Ideal for glazing lamb, beef or pork to create a beautiful caramelized surface. Drizzle over desserts, fruits or cheeses. Olive Oil Pairings: Blood Orange Olive Oil, Lemon Olive Oil or Herbes de Provence Olive Oil.

  • Blackberry-Ginger

    $10.00$14.00
    Combine the flavor of delicate blackberries and the gentle heat of ginger, this vinegar is truly a unique creation for sweet desserts or vinaigrettes.   A lovely addition to Asian cuisine or pastry related items.   Use as an ingredient with chicken, mostardas, roasted lamb or mexican hot chocolate. Olive Oil Pairings: Blood Orange olive oil,  Lemon olive oil, Roasted Sesame oil, Roasted Walnut oil and Persian Lime olive oil.

  • Blueberry

    $10.00$14.00
    This luscious blueberry balsamic vinegar is just as amazing over garden salad as it is over fruit salad.  The nose of this product is true to fruit.  When paired with delicate extra virgin oil, the intense blueberry flavor will shine. Also fantastic with blue and feta cheeses.  Olive Oil Pairings: Roasted Walnut Oil, Butter Olive Oil or Lemon Olive Oil.
  • Cinnamon Pear

    $10.00$14.00
    This is a balsamic which really shines after dinner. The rich Sri Lankan toasted cinnamon aroma reminds us of warm baking and the sweet smell of Anjou pear reminds us of late summer fruits. It's a perfect combination for autumn nights. We love it on ice cream, too! Vanilla ice cream becomes fruity vanilla cinnamon bun pear ice cream with just a drizzle.

  • Dark Chocolate

    $10.00$14.00
    Torino is known throughout Italy for its high quality chocolate and coffee. Aceto Varvello blends high quality cocoa (whole ingredient) with our Traditional 18 Year Style dark balsamic to create our newest incarnation of Chocolate Balsamic. The flavor is enormous, and similar to wine, you will notice sophisticated mid-notes and a long finish that one would expect from high quality chocolate. This vinegar’s fruity and pruney center notes pair perfectly and infuse the chocolate flavor into your favorite recipes. Pair this balsamic  with Blood Orange olive oil or Walnut oil to make a delicious marinade. Your cheese plates and gelato will love this one of kind vinegar. Did we mention it is to die for in Chocolate Martinis? >> Bestseller Olive Oil Pairings: ​Chipotle, ​ Italian Lemon, Blood Orange, Mexican Spice, Roasted Walnut, Butternut Squash Seed, Cayenne, Medium EVOO Complements: ​ Marinades for Beef, Pork and Poultry, Mexican Mole, BBQ Sauces, Winter Greens, Fresh Fruit, Pastries, Desserts and Martinis Suggestions: ● Combine with any spicy infused olive oil for a Mexican mole or marinade for beef, pork and poultry ● Combine with any of the suggested oil pairings for great leafy green salad dressings ● Drizzle over fresh fruit, ice cream or whipped cream ● Drizzle over pound cake or angel food cake and top with fresh fruit and whipped cream ● Drizzle over Blood Orange olive oil brownies

  • Espresso Balsamic

    $10.00$14.00
    Our espresso balsamic is created in Italy, using authentic Italian espresso as an ingredient. Created by the Varvello brothers in Modena, Italy, this innovative condimento blends delicate espresso powder adding contrast to the sweet and sour Traditional Style balsamic base. Expect to feel the fine Espresso granules that enhance this vinegar’s long, rich and velvety finish. It contains as much caffeine as a cup of decaf coffee. Pair this vinegar with any Super Premium EVOO, Chipotle infused olive oil or Walnut oil for a marvelous, easy vinaigrette that can be used for salads or as a marinade for grilled steak or pork. Try this vinegar in a martini or over vanilla gelato for a unique “Made in Italy” experience. Olive Oil Pairings: ​Chipotle, ​ Blood Orange, Harissa, Roasted Walnut, Medium Intensity Super Premium EVOO Complements: ​ Marinades for Beef and Pork, BBQ Sauces, Legumes, Desserts, Compotes, Jams, Fresh Fruit, Martinis and Gelato Suggestions: ● Combine with Chipotle, Garlic or Harissa olive oils to marinate steaks; makes great fajita marinade ● Add to chili or baked beans as your "secret ingredient" ● Drizzle over fresh berries or tiramisu ● For a delicious dessert, Drizzle it over pineapple chunks or brush it on pears, peaches and pineapple rings before grilling. ● Combine with Blood Orange olive oil for a pork tenderloin marinade

  • Fig Balsamic

    $10.00$14.00
    This beautiful, fruit fused vinegar has everything you would expect from ripe Italian figs blended with our Traditional 18 Year Style base: sweet, sour and jammy notes of red fruit, ripe Italian fig and a hint of plum. This vinegar blends delicate acidity with Italian fig purée achieving the perfect nose and texture meant to complement any salad, cheese plate, relish or marinade. This classic Mediterranean ingredient shines and exudes unmistakable sweet and fruity flavor. Pair this balsamic with Blood Orange olive oil for a flavorful salad dressing or Garlic olive oil for a sweet and savory pork or steak marinade. >> Bestseller Olive Oil Pairings:​ Blood Orange, Garlic, Roasted Walnut, Tuscan Herb, Basil, Rosemary, Italian Lemon, Medium Intensity Super Premium EVOO Complements: ​ Vinaigrettes, Marinades for Pork, Poultry and Beef, Leafy Greens, Cruciferous Vegetables, Caramelized Onions, Cheese, Compotes, Jams, Pastry, Fresh Fruit and Ice Cream Suggestions: ● Brush on cantaloupe or honeydew melon wedges, then top with chopped prosciutto and freshly grated cheese ● Combine with Chipotle olive oil, then brush on beef, lamb, poultry or seafood prior to roasting or grilling ● Combine with Blood Orange olive oil and drizzle over cooked wild rice, roasted butternut squash and diced apples for a wonderful harvest bowl ● Combine with any Seasons Medium Intensity Super Premium EVOO, then drizzle on a spinach salad with marcona almonds and grapefruit slices ● Finish roasted Brussel sprouts with a Fig balsamic drizzle ● Drizzle over goat cheese and serve with crackers
  • I.G.P. Dark Balsamic

    $10.00$14.00
    Carefully made with the highest amount of Italian grape must to balance this vinegar’s 6% acidity a high density is achieved creating a rich, sharp and velvety in mouth experience. Perfect for any salad or marinade, this “workhorse” balsamic will give you a less sweet and more savory experience than our Traditional style balsamic. The perfect vinegar for those on special diets and the ideal pair for any vinaigrette.
  • Pomegranate

    $10.00$14.00
    Pomegranate is a perpetual favorite; it has a distinctive flavor that we adore. It pairs fantastic with lemonade, meat and fruits. The delicious flavor of pomegranate is both tart and sweet, characteristics that perfectly complement a dark balsamic. This aged balsamic is sweet and succulent, with a velvety rich mouth­feel. Excellent as a glaze for lamb, it also produces an incredible reduction that is delicious on salmon or when drizzled over fresh fruits.

  • Raspberry

    $10.00$14.00
    Italian raspberry purée and our rich Traditional Style balsamic base are blended together to create a vinegar that is rich and velvety with delicate notes of Italian raspberries. Unlike many flavored dark balsamic vinegars, the raspberry balsamic condimento is both delicate and fruity, lending itself well to traditional vinaigrettes, cheese plates and marinades. Our customers love this vinegar with Blood Orange olive oil for a fruity, rich vinaigrette. Olive Oil Pairings: ​Blood Orange, Roasted Walnut, Italian Lemon, Basil, Toasted Sesame Seed, Butternut Squash Seed, Persian Lime, Roasted Walnut, Delicate Super Premium EVOO Complements: ​ Vinaigrettes, Reductions, Leafy Greens, Berries, Stone Fruit, Cheese, Pastries, Creamy Desserts and Shrubs Suggestions: ● Reduce to make a glaze, add dried oregano, grape jelly and black pepper ● Combine with Basil olive oil and drizzle over baby greens with goat cheese and toasted pecans ● Reduce and combine with Blood Orange olive oil and Dijon mustard for a fantastic pork chop or pork tenderloin glaze ● Reduce and use as a syrup on pancakes, waffles and French toast ● Drizzle over Greek yogurt and sprinkle with slivered almonds ● Combine with Herbs de Provence olive oil and brush over fruit skewers before grilling.

  • Red Apple

    $10.00$14.00

    The delicate and sweet Gala apple flavor of this premium balsamic makes this balsamic incredibly versatile.  Gala apples exhibit mildly sweet flavors with a floral aroma. Its perfection of flavor makes it delightful in sauces, chutneys, and on salads. This amazingly flavorful balsamic is also delicious drizzled over poultry, pork, and fish. Pair with Roasted Walnut Oil, Garlic olive oil and Herbes de Provence for a quick and delicious vinaigrette.