Category: Holiday

December 21, 2016

The Yule Log – A Delicious Piece of History

No holiday feast would be complete without a delicious, decadent dessert and we have just the one for you…Oliver’s Own Yule Log. This unmistakable creation has a fascinating history that dates back centuries. Here we’ll take a closer look at this festive dessert and how it went from an actual burning log to a cake […]

December 19, 2016

Panettone – An Italian Tradition Gets a Makeover

Panettone – An Italian Tradition Gets a Makeover Brightly colored, festive, oversized boxes of bread are being displayed throughout our stores. If you have never received one as a gift before (the brightly colored package symbolizes luck and prosperity through the New Year), or stopped to check out what the box contains, it’s Panettone, a […]

December 15, 2016

Vintage Port – The Ultimate Holiday Gift

Vintage Port – The Ultimate Holiday Gift Are you looking for that special holiday gift for your boss, or the wine aficionado in your life who seems to have everything, but unsure of what to get? The options can be overwhelming. You can go the same route as most others and select a high end […]

December 8, 2016

Brightening Up Winter With Citrus

The cold, gray and wet days of winter have set in here in Sonoma County, but have no fear…bright, sunny citrus is here to the rescue! Winter is citrus season, and citrus is the easiest way to add some brightness to these cold months. This week we have some freshly picked winter wonders for you […]

November 3, 2016

Plan Ahead for a Low Stress Holiday Season

The calendar has just turned from October to November, which means that the holiday season has begun. It’s a time of year that is filled with gatherings of friends and family over delicious food and drink. Here at Oliver’s Market, we believe that every dinner party or celebration should go as smoothly as possible. With […]

October 31, 2016

Standing Rib Roasts

A standing rib roast, also known as prime rib, comes from the primal rib area and can consists of anywhere from 2 to 7 ribs. Although this cut of beef is commonly referred to as Prime Rib usually only restaurants serve up true USDA graded prime beef and most retailers offer choice or lower graded […]

October 20, 2016

Celebrating the Star of Fall – The Pumpkin!

Fall is in full swing here in Sonoma County. The grapes have been harvested, the vineyards are putting on their spectacular color show, the first rain of the season has fallen and there is a noticeable chill in the air. The other sign that Fall is in full swing…our stores are full of the season’s […]

September 2, 2016

Taking the “Labor” Out of Labor Day

It seems like it was only yesterday that school was ending for the year and a summer full of vacations and summer camps stretched out before us. Now that summer is fading into the past, we’ve pulled out the lunch boxes for another school year because September is right around the corner. That means that […]

November 24, 2015

Which Wine For Thanksgiving?

When you think of Fall, lots of images come to mind: cooler weather, leaves changing colors, the grape harvest, and most importantly, Thanksgiving! You plan the menu, pull out the china, set the table and think everything is ready to go. But, you feel like you’re missing something. Guest list, check. Table set, check. Menu […]

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