Power Dressing

Ingredients for the world's best dressing

Olive oil and balsamic vinegar - a marriage made in heaven. This aromatic, sweet, deep coloured balsamic vinegar of Modena loves the delicate fruity flavour of our extra virgin olive oil, made with 100% world famous Puglian olives.

Fantastic for salads, dipping bread and antipasti or for finishing soups, stews and pastas.

To make a simple salad dressing the Italian way, whisk up 3 parts oil with 1 part vinegar, add a little seasoning and toss into your salad just before serving.

Produced & bottled in Puglia and Modena, Italy

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Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Ingredients: Wine Vinegar, Cooked Concentrated Grape Must, Acidty: 6%

Nutritional Information: Energy 629kJ/163kcal, fat 0g (of which saturates 0g), Carbohydrate 36g (of which sugars 0g), Protein 0.06g, Salt 0g.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Ingredients: 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Nutritional Information: Enerrgy 3700kJ/900kcal, Fat 100g (of which saturates 0g), Carbohydrate 0g (of which sugars 0g), Protein 0g, Salt 0g

Allergy Advice

Suitable for vegetarians

Vinegar may contain sulphites. 


Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.

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A life of care & attention for the land and a drive for sustainable "goodness"

Danilo Manco has been making his own award-winning blends of olive oils since 2001, and for as long as he can remember with his family before then. At Makers and Merchants we love his sense of provenance, his care and attention for the land and traditional manufacturing process, as well as his divine olive oil blends, infusions and balsamics.

Originally from Puglia in southern Italy, Danilo’s life is intimately connected to the seasonal rhythm of olive growing. He inherited his skills from his father and grandfather but he traces his passion to a life changing epiphany as a young boy harvesting olives with his grandfather. Frustrated by his own slow olive picking, 

he picked up a wooden stick and started to thrash at the olive branches. His grandfather stopped his attack and asked him how he would feel if the stick was used in the same way on him. And in that seminal moment a life lesson in good husbandry was learned, and a drive for sustainable “goodness” born.

He believes that what tastes good should also ‘be good’, so all his products are carefully hand picked at just the right stage of ripeness, traditionally stone cold-pressed at the local mill, and kept free of colourants, additives and anything else that interferes with the authentic natural flavours derived from the Italian countryside.

Puglia stretches down the heel of the boot making it a land somewhat apart from the rest of Italy, but nothing could be further than the truth. Steeped in ancient history and surrounded by the sun drenched Adriatic, it is an important agricultural region sprinkled with small artisan producers creating some of the finest olive oils in the world. We are very proud to be working with these amazing producers.

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