To all our wonderful customers and friends, we say THANK YOU for your continued business and your support. It's been a great first year at Essex Olive Oil Company and we've enjoyed meeting so many great people throughout the Essex Village Community and surrounding areas. We look forward to serving you as we grow our business in 2016! We wish you and your family and happy and healthy holiday season!...

Join us for the Annual Essex Holiday Stroll on Saturday, December 5th from 12-4pm in Essex Village. Put a little "jolly" into your holiday shopping this year at the Essex Holiday Stroll, the traditional kick-off to the holidays among retailers and businesses in the Villages of Essex. Enjoy festive refreshments at participating shops and restaurants. Free horse-drawn carriage rides with Santa through the heart of Essex Village will be offered from noon to 4 pm. Bells will be chiming from 12:00 - 1:30 pm the First Congregational Church high above Essex Village while you shop. A historical walking tour through the village starts at...

Gift Baskets make perfect holiday gifts. And what's even better is a gourmet gift basket filled with delicious flavors from Essex Olive Oil Company! Visit our shop to create your own custom gift basket, perfect for the gourmet in your life. Choose from a great selection of artisan olive oil, aged balsamic vinegar, salts, spices, sauces, homemade pasta and much more. We also have recipe books, kitchen decor and other cooking accessories to complement your gourmet food choices. We offer custom made baskets at a range of price points to suit your budget. The holidays are approaching fast, so order your gift basket today...

Holiday House Tour Join us for the Annual Essex Holiday House Tour on Saturday, December 12th from 10 AM -4 PM in Essex Village. Don't miss this wonderful holiday tradition and join us for a festive self-guided walking tour featuring seven beautiful and historic Essex Village homes. These homes are from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries and all are beautifully decorated for the holidays. The Essex Historical Society’s Pratt House and the Connecticut River Museum are also part of this tour in the heart of Essex Village. Tour will be held rain, snow, or sunshine! For more information on this event, click here.     Holiday...

Join Essex Olive Oil Company and the e-list for another Girls’ Night Out on Wednesday, November 4th on Main Street in Essex Village.  Meet the-e-list team at The Griswold Inn Wine Bar between 5pm and 6:30pm for 1/2 price wine and to pick up your sticker to qualify for discounts. Then head out to shop the boutiques of Essex and take 20% off almost everything (some exclusions apply) at participating boutiques. Get a head start on holiday shopping or find some goodies for yourself! After shopping, enjoy dinner at The Griswold Inn Wine Bar(offering over 50 half-price wines to choose...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and all month long you can help Essex Olive Oil Company raise money and awareness for a great cause. Throughout the entire month of October, come into Essex Olive Oil Company, make a $5 donation and receive a 10% discount off your purchase. Please join us in the fight against breast cancer, and together we'll help support a wonderful local organization doing great things to advance research to find a cure. All donations will go to the Terri Broduer Breast Cancer Foundation.  ...

At Essex Olive Oil Company our specialty is the finest premium olive oil and balsamic vinegars. But did you know we also carry a wonderful selection of fine gourmet food and spices to compliment our oils? We have much more than olive oil, and our Main Street, Essex shop is full of flavors to fill your gourmet pantry. We have specialty salts, hand made natural spices, sauces, dressings, dips, crackers and handmade pastas. Along with our delicious food selections, we also carry a range of unique gourmet gifts including books, cooking accessories and kitchen decor. We are not yet selling our gourmet...

The health benefits of olive oil are so numerous that’s it’s hard to mention all of them in just one article. Numerous studies and volumes of research have proven olive oil to be one of our true super foods, and more benefits are being revealed nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives. Olive oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet — an essential nutritional mainstay for the world’s longest-living cultures. Many of the health-promoting effects of the Mediterranean diet have been attributed...

Come down to Main Street in Essex and join us for the annual Essex Merchants Sidewalk Sale and Town Wide Tag Sale on Saturday August 1st. Stop by Essex Olive Oil Company for a tasting and get free samples of our delicious premium infused olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars. We'll have a table set up outside so stop by and see us on the first! Also during the sidewalk sale, stop by and enter into our raffle for a chance to win an Essex Olive Oil Company gift card!  ...