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“Friendly staff, fun tasting!”

Olive the Senses - A Tasting Experience
Ranked #52 of 139 things to do in Victoria
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you like olive oil and balsamic vinegar, it'll be tough for you to leave here without making a purchase! You have a chance to try everything, and it's fun! You can tour the store with a small spoon and carefully dispense oils and vinegars that strike your fancy. Staff members are friendly without being overbearing. There are many sized bottles available for purchase. No purchase necessary though to try some/lots! of samples. We'll return.

Thank Kathleen B
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Reviewed October 25, 2014

Fell in love with this concept of a business last week..unbelievably amazing! The staff were so helpful and really kind! They made you feel like exploring more and more, so delicious sampling the vinegars and olive oil! Going to buy bottles for christmas presents for sure!

Highly recommend!

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Reviewed August 4, 2014

You can spend a small fortune in this store without blinking. Their flavored vinegars are exceptional. I didn't even make it to the olive oil section. If you're visiting from the states, have your purchase shipped home. My little bottles were confiscated by TSA, even though they fit in one quart size Ziploc bag, because they were 0.2 ounces over the limit. (Obviously, I'm not good at converting ounces to ml.) Don't go through the heartache of waving goodbye to your purchase at security. Even better, do the tasting in the shop then order online at home.

1  Thank ruup4adventure2
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Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

In the old Hudson's Bay building, downtown Victoria. BC.
Friendly knowledgable staff.
A true tasting experience. If you like oil and you like vinegar you are going to love this!

1  Thank 1simon1
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Reviewed December 23, 2013

What a fabulous place for a tasting party of olive oils and balsamic vinegars. The owners Emily and Steve are so knowledgeable and make you feel right at home. We all learned so much about their products and I will never go anywhere else to purchase my oils again..I never knew olive oil spoils in only 6 months so buy it fresh. The tastes were devine.

1  Thank 643suzieQ
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