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Frosé (Frozen Rosé)

We took this tasty recipe for frosé from Bon Appetit and adapted it with our Aged Balsamic Vinegar. Our balsamic vinegar is naturally sweet and tangy and adding it allowed us to reduce the added sugar in the recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 750 ml bottle rosé 1/4 cup sugar 8 ounces strawberries, hulled, quartered 1 ounce… read more

Blackberry Basil Spritzer

This Blackberry Basil Spritzer is a refreshing summer drink that will keep you hydrated. Seasonal blackberries and fresh basil pair perfectly with a hint of lime. We’ve also added some variations on this drink so you can experiment with other flavors or turn it into a cocktail! Ingredients 1 pint fresh blackberries 1 medium lime sliced into thin rounds 6-8 large basil… read more

Spicy Paloma

The Paloma is a classic Mexican cocktail that is fantastically refreshing on hot days. We like to bring a little heat to the traditional recipe with this Spicy Paloma cocktail that includes a bit of We Olive Jalapeno Olive Oil and fresh, sliced jalapenos! We adapted this recipe from one we like from the New… read more

Strawberry Mint Julep

We love a mint julep in the warmer months and we also love adding We Olive Balsamic Vinegars to our cocktails! We used Strawberry White Balsamic and fresh strawberries in this version, but you should definitely experiment with your favorite flavors. This recipe was adapted from a class mint julep recipe that we like over… read more

Balsamic Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy is a classic cold-weather drink that both warms and soothes what ails you. The original version includes lemon which we’ve swapped for balsamic vinegar. It’s important that you use sweeter, syrupy balsamic like We Olive’s or the resulting drink will be very, very tart. We love this with any of our fruity… read more

The Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktail

The Bacchanalian is the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail because it’s quick and easy and tastes very of the season. We modified star bartender Chris Hannah’s recipe to include We Olive’s Citrus Spice Balsamic Vinegar to give this drink a wintery vibe. Ingredients 1 3/4  ounces Cognac 3/4 ounce fruity red wine, such Merlot 1 ounce We Olive Citrus… read more

We Olive Beermosa

If you’ve been to a We Olive & Wine Bar, you know we are huge fans of the mimosa. What you may not know, is that we also love beer. And being that we’re all about equal opportunity, we figured it was high time that we gave the Beermosa its turn in the limelight. Without… read more

Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita

1 teaspoon We Olive Jalapeno Olive Oil 1 tablespoon We Olive Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar 2 ounces tequila 1 ounce triple Sec 1 ounce fresh lime juice Lime wedge for garnish To make: Put Jalapeno Olive Oil into a highball glass. Fill 3/4th with ice. In a cocktail shaker, add tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and… read more

Spiced Sangria

This Spiced Sangria is perfect for entertaining and can be adapted with any of your favorite We Olive Balsamic Vinegars. We like a darker balsamic vinegar, like our Aged Balsamic or Mission Fig. If you’d like to use a White Balsamic, like peach, try swapping the apples for peaches and nectarines! Serves 8 1 750… read more

Bufala Negra Cocktail

The Bufala Negra is a bourbon-based cocktail created by master mixologist Jerry Slater. Our slightly adapted version features ginger ale, fresh basil, and Sweet Sangria Balsamic Vinegar, which is available for a limited time. If you can’t get your hands on Sangria Balsamic, our Traditional Aged Balsamic also works well here. 1 1/2 oz. bourbon… read more