We Love It When Our Customers Run the Show!

We Love It When Our Customers Run the Show!

We Love It When Our Customers Run the Show! By Catherine Kenwell At Barrie Olive Oil Co, we work hard to educate ourselves, not only on our products but on cooking and healthy eating. We know our products are delicious, healthy and simple, and we are passionate about...
Olive oil—or olive juice?

Olive oil—or olive juice?

Olive oil—or olive juice? By Catherine Kenwell Think of orange juice. Freshly squeezed, right? Fresh, unadulterated, nothing-but-the-fruit not only tastes the best but is the best for our health. The best, most juicy, most perfectly ripe oranges will garner the best...
Message in Our Bottles

Message in Our Bottles

By Catherine Kenwell We fresh fill them, you use them, you wash and dry them and we refill them…at Barrie Olive Oil, what’s not to love about our bottles?! There’s a message in our bottles, and that message is an environmental one. Barrie Olive Oil Co. has a bottle...
What is Balsamic Vinegar?

What is Balsamic Vinegar?

By Catherine Kenwell When We Say Balsamic, What Do We Mean? At a recent private tasting, one gentleman asked, “What IS the balsamic in balsamic vinegar? Why is it called balsamic?” We admit we were stumped. At Barrie Olive Oil Co, we certainly know our balsamic...
My Dad’s Kale Salad

My Dad’s Kale Salad

By Catherine Kenwell Like many families, ours is a melange of omnivores, picky eaters, vegetarians, kids and a couple of folks with digestion-related health issues. So when we gather for family meals, I try to ensure that there’s something delicious for...
White Wine Balsamic Sangria

White Wine Balsamic Sangria

By Catherine Kenwell   The other day a customer picked up our recipe card for our Peach Balsamic Bellini. She exclaimed, “Wow, that sounds delicious!” and then asked me, “Is there a balsamic vinegar that would pair well with wine?” Oh, I said, you’ve come to the...
A Beautiful Palate

A Beautiful Palate

Meet Paul Vossen. He has one of the world’s finest olive oil palates. Paul evaluates all of our extra virgin olive oils. He looks for the flavour and feel, the notes and nuances of truly great oil. Then he scores them on a scale to 100. California olive growers have...
This Never Gets Boring

This Never Gets Boring

This business never gets boring.  With some new products to chose from, we are almost prepared to say move over Tuscan Herb and Sicilian Lemon and make way for a new pairing with Sweet Basil Olive Oil and Watermelon Rose Balsamic.  YUM!  How about Grilled Lemon and...
Always Learning

Always Learning

Hi loyal customers! Barrie Olive Oil will be closing at 3 pm on Tuesday January 24 for an important staff training and leadership session. We are getting some new products and we need to learn all about them! Yay!! We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. We are...

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