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Wonderful That This Kind of Store Can Exist

This area is not Italy, Greed or Spain but it is wonderful that there are enough people wanting to... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Yori O
The Villages, Florida
Unique - A Must Visit

This store is unique - too many types of Balsamic vinegars to count (maybe a 100 or more), plus all... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
William S
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

This area is not Italy, Greed or Spain but it is wonderful that there are enough people wanting to purchase good virgin olive oils. They are not cheap but well worth visiting. Wished they had more varieties of Tuscan olive oils. Have been spoiled living...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

This store is unique - too many types of Balsamic vinegars to count (maybe a 100 or more), plus all kinds of olives, oils, etc. Lot's to taste with a delightful and knowledgable store keeper. Bought Hot Ppper Bacon Jam, 4 different Balsamic vinegars, a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

What a joy to try out the different products they sell. I love the "key lime pie" mix of lime infused olive oil and coconut balsamic vinegar. They are so cordial and knowledgeable here. There is also a large selection of wonderful olives from around...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed December 17, 2016

This store is located right in the heart of Lake Sumter Landing. One wall is for sampling the dozens of oils and there is always a tasting station of featured oils and dipping products. You can find unique pastas and put together the perfect gift....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Katherine G
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We go here pretty much exclusively for any of our Olive oil needs. There are so many choices! The great part is you can taste most of them before you buy. Another thing to try is mixing flavors. The staff is Very helpful with trying...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

I buy their high end olive oil regularly, I usually recycle my bottles, as you receive a dollar off and reuse the bottle. As I entered the store I noticed my bottle I was returning to reuse has a nick in the rim, so the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Leighmill
Reviewed June 20, 2016

Whenever I go to the Villages, I always stop by the Ancient Olive. No pressure to buy, and they encourage browsing and sampling. Delicious infused oils and heavenly balsamic vinegars. They will help you mix and match flavors. I take back my bottles when empty...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

What a wonderful place! A place to sample some interesting vinegar and oils and helpful, knowledgeable staff to guide you in your decision. Everyone seems happy to serve the customers. On this trip, I was excited to try the coconut white balsamic vinegar. I used...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

Walk in and you don't know where to look first......the aromas are wonderful from some of the samples for you to try......a place to go for a gift for a foodie friend.....you can taste anything you want.....the manager Brenda is so helpful and fun......I usually...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Pat M
Reviewed February 4, 2016

wonderful oils and vinegars. I have many of them. they also have olives, tapenades, caper berries and lots more

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank nannyca
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