A PREMIUM OLIVE OIL & BALSAMIC VINEGAR TASTING ROOM
We will be Closed Tuesday & Wednesday. Wish us luck at our Fall show in Westfield! We will be open on Thursday at 10am. During this time we are accepting online orders as always, but expect a slight delay in shipping.
There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to indulge in our Premium Balsamic Vinegar and our Fine Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and the many other specialty unique items which we offer.
Increased consumption of olive oil has a lot to do with a reduced risk of heart disease and lowered cancer risk in the country. Olive oil is slowly gaining popularity all over the world as a healthy cooking option as it is naturally free of cholesterol and is rich in monounsaturated fat (the good fat).
Still not convinced? Here are 5 reasons why you need to make the healthy shift to cooking with Olive Oil.
Olive Oil will help you lose weight
Olive oil contains the good fats, fats that encourage weight loss. Yes, this is possible as olive oil helps breakdown fats inside fat cells, thus helping you get rid of belly fat. The antioxidants also help your skin look fresh and young.
Improves heart health
Rich in monostaurated fats and anti oxidants, olive oil helps in enhancing longevity as it helps prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes as well as a lot of other chronic and age-related illnesses. It also helps improve concentration skills, and can help prevent cognitive decline with diseases like Alzeimer’s.
It’s a natural painkiller
Yes, you read that right. Olive oil can act as a natural Ibuprofen, a common painkiller used by many. Olive oil contains oleocanthal, a substance which acts as anti-inflammatory agent.
Improve your circulation
Olive oil helps improve blood flow and lessens the effects of a lot of respiratory illnesses. It facilitates easier breathing, and its anti-inflammatory properties have been known to treat asthma.
It helps you stay active
Olive oil has a lot of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants that keep you rejuvenated and active throughout the day. Olive oil also aids in regeneration of cells.
Extra virgin olive oil is known for its rich, wonderful flavor on salads, pasta, fish, veggies—you name it! But when it comes to good health, extra virgin olive oil is robust in benefits. The Olive Branch is here to help you prepare fresh and healthy meals so you can be the best you...inside and out!
Take a trip to the beautiful & historic Village at Winona Lake where you’ll find The Olive Branch. We are proud to provide our customers with fine Olive Oils & Balsamic Vinegars. You and your taste buds will travel around the world as you sample our products that come from Spain, Italy, Greece, Australia, Israel, Tunisia, Chile, and California. To ensure our products are freshest available, we buy our fine extra virgin and first cold pressed Olive Oils from the countries that are in season.
Our amazing flavored vinegars, from Modena, Italy, the balsamic capital of the world. Aged to perfection for 12-18 years. Our balsamic vinegars are made by the cooking of the grape juice over an open wood fire until a brown, syrupy liquid develops. This liquid is then placed in old wood barrels, typically made of oak, cherry, chestnut, ash or juniper wood, with the tops left open to allow for evaporation.
Our olive oils actually come from all over the world. We 'follow the crush', meaning that we get our olive oils fresh from the countries that are producing olive oil at the time.
We vary our olive oil sources so we can provide our customers with the freshest olive oil possible! Over 50 authentic flavors of pure extra virgin olive oils-there’s a flavor for every palette.
Bring in your clean and completely dry bottles. We will gladly refill them at regular cost with our quality products. You will receive a $2.00 credit for each 750ml bottle, a $1.00 credit for each 375ml bottle, and a $0.50 credit for each 200ml bottle you bring in.
Unclean, empty bottles will not be accepted through the program for store credit. This protects the integrity of the product per food industry guidelines.