Friday, February 21, 2014

Upscale olive oil store opening in Ballantyne

The Olive Tap, an upscale retailer selling olive oils, balsamic vinegars and more, plans to open its first Charlotte location soon in Ballantyne.

The store is at Ballantyne Commons Parkway and Johnston Road. A representative said an opening is planned for the next two to three weeks (You can follow the store's Facebook page for more updates).

Here is the store's description: "The Olive Tap is a specialty retail store that sells olive oils, balsamic vinegars, tapenades, bread dipping spices, condiments and sauces, serving accessories, cookbooks, gift baskets and related products. Olive oils and vinegars are set out in steel containers called “fustis” and are available for tasting by customers.

Founded in 2006, The Olive Tap is one of the largest and most exciting olive oil and balsamic vinegar specialty stores in the U.S. The Charlotte franchise store is owned and operated by Langston & Barnes Foods, LLC."

The Olive Tap joins a roster of Charlotte stores specializing in olive oils that includes New World Olive Oil, Olive This and Pour Olive.


Archiguy said...

Any truth to the rumors they plan to open one of these at Central and Eastway?

Ely Portillo said...

Haven't heard that, but I'll let you know if I do!