Valley Olive Oil
& Balsamics, LLC
Located in McGaheysville, VA
Just a mile from Massanutten Resort on Rt. 33!
Fun Free Annual Events
- Sat, Dec 10McGaheysville
- Sat, Oct 22McGaheysville
Classes & Tasting Demos
Healing Olive Oil Herbal Salve Crafting Class
Select Thursdays from 11:00 AM to 12:00PM
Other dates/times available upon request for groups of 4 to 8.
Class held at Valley Olive Oil & Balsamics
42 Island Ford Rd., Ste. E, McGaheysville, VA 22840
Recommended for ages 14+
Craft a fun scentsatious all purpose healing high biophenol Ultra Premium Extra Virgin olive oil herbal 8oz salve!
Class includes a demo with a bit of scandalous history, industry fraud, industry truths and tips, a little recipe talk, sampling of fresh UP EVOO like a true olive oil sommelier, comparison of our 18 & 20 year aged sweet Italian Balsamic, and private group in store tasting of all our 50+ delicious EVOOS, fused/infused all natural olive oils and super sweet Italian balsamics before we open the store for the day.
Your Healing Herbal Olive Oil Salve may aid in wound & burn healing, anti aging, anti itch, sunburn relief, insect repellent, dry & cracked skin, eczema, acne treatment, eye lash conditioner, make up remover, under eye treatment, cuticle healer, diaper rash ointment, cradle cap treatment, sore muscle and joint relief, split ends treatment, reduce stretch marks, & more, depending on the herbs and essential oils you choose along with our super high bio phenol anti oxidant rich Extra Virgin Olive Oil!
Pre Registration & payment required to book class spot by 10 pm on Wednesdays.
Later sign up, until start of class may be booked upon request if spots are still available.
If paying cash, registration may be paid in store by the close of business the day before class.
Limited spots available, so sign up in advance to save your spot.
$25 Each individual participant.
$15 Each additional salve.
$15 Each person who previously crafted
a healing salve with us and would like
to refill their clean container again.
If you cancel your class spot more than 24 hours prior to the class date you will receive a full refund. Cancellation requests received with less than 24 hour notice will be eligible for a refund less a $10 individual cancellation fee.
Healing Olive Oil
We offer a monthly Cooking Demonstration
and Tasting Night
One Thursday or Friday each month
from 6:30PM to 7:30PM.
Advance sign up is required as space is limited.
$15 per person.
Discounts offered on purchases made following the demo & tasting.
Be sure to check our Calendar of Events and our store Facebook Events section for upcoming demo and tasting night dates! We will add new dates as they are scheduled. Spots may be reserved by cash or card while in our store, or by following the link to our online store below.
Each Tasting Night will feature recipes flavored and marinated with our delicious olive oil and balsamic vinegars. We will demonstrate how to prepare the dishes, share the featured recipes with you, and you will get to sample each of the recipes made. Dishes may include a combination of main dish, side dish, drinks, desserts, or appetizer recipes. Most demos will include 2 dishes prepared at the event and an additional one prepared ahead of time and then discussed, all will be sampled, and all will be given to gests on a printed recipe sheet at the event. See the Next & Past Dishes link below to view our gallery of what is to come or has been done.
Following the demo and sampling, you may also enjoy an after hours tasting of the nearly 50 oils and balsamics we carry. New purchases may be made the same night of the demo along with pre order pick ups. Please save refill requests for our regular walk in hours. Refill bottles require extra time and can be difficult to keep up with the number of guests in attendance on Recipe Demo nights.
Our recipe tasting and demo is a way for us to share our passion with you, try new things, and get together for a bit of tasty and social fun!
We hope you will enjoy our food & fun evenings! Join us soon!
Food & Fun
Recipe Tasting & Demo
NEW Charcuterie Board
Food & Fun Class In Store
We now offer a NEW monthly
Charcuterie Board Food & Fun Class!
One Thursday or Friday evening each month.
Check the button below for scheduling and future dates as we confirm them.
Advance sign up is required as space is limited.
Choose from $70 option or $40 option...
$70 per person includes class, take home guide sheets,
food to fill your board and mini fig jam, small bamboo tongs,
and a 12in bamboo charcuterie cutting board.
$40 per person includes class, take home guide sheets,
ONLY the cutting demo foods, and a smaller birch decorative board.
Available upgrade add on's include an olive oil & balsamic dipping dish,
jam/cheese spreader, and a set of our olive oil and balsamic of your choice with savings!
1. Add on of $18 for upgrades plus our 60mL bottle set.
2. Add on of $30 for upgrades plus our 200mL bottle set.
3. Add on of $45 for upgrades plus our 375mL bottle set.
Join us for a fun social hour, learn tips for creating deliciously beautiful charcuterie boards at home to wow your guests, or relax and indulge in yourself! Learn hands-on tricks to making meat rose buds and flowers, cut decorative wedged cheese, fruits, and vegges, and then decorate and fill your own 12in bamboo charcuterie board with all your tasty treats of meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies, nuts, jam, carbs, and add a V.O.O.&B. olive oil & balsamic set for dipping! You will take home a print out of tips and info to guide you on your own charcuterie adventures, a charcuterie shopping list,
and small bamboo tongs along with your 12in charcuterie board!
Be sure to check our Calendar of Events and our store Facebook Events section for upcoming class dates! We will add new dates as they are scheduled. Spots may be reserved by cash or card while in our store, or by following the link to our online store below.
Following the class, you may also enjoy an after hours tasting of the nearly 50 oils and balsamics we carry. New purchases may be made the same night of the demo along with pre order pick ups. Please save refill requests for our regular walk in hours. Refill bottles require extra time and can be difficult to keep up with the number of guests in attendance for class nights.
We hope you will love this super fun new class!
Fall Massanutten Charcuterie Board
Food & Fun Class On Resort
We are discussing with Massanutten Resort and hope to offer a NEW weekly
Charcuterie Board Food & Fun Class at the resort!
Potentially each Wednesday weekly at the Market Classrooms
Sign up link and details will be updated as things are approved and confirmed with Massanutten.
Advance sign up is required and may ONLY be done via the Massanutten Resort portal or concierge.
Class is $55 per person includes class hands on instruction, take home guide sheets,
your class shaped foods, small bamboo tongs, 60mL set of our Tuscan Herb Olive Oil & 18yr Aged Italian Dark Balsamic, and a decorative birch 11.8x6.3" board, & more!
Join us for a fun social hour, learn tips for creating deliciously beautiful charcuterie boards at home to wow your guests, or relax and indulge in yourself! Learn hands-on to cut and fold meats, cheese, fruits, and veggies like meat rose buds and flowers, fruit & veggie flowers, spirals, and decorations. You will take home a print out of tips and info to guide you on your own charcuterie adventures, and charcuterie shopping list. Also enjoy a sommelier style tasting of our fresh bio-phenol rich extra virgin and sweet aged Italian dark balsamic with a little olive oil & balsamic 101!
An 11x6 decorative birch board will be provided for everyone and you are welcome to also bring and use your Faux Wood Burning Class board from the Massanutten class to stage your treats on!
We hope you will love this super fun new class and join us at Massanutten in the fall if we are able to do this class in the resort classrooms!
& Off Site Demos
Private After Hours Group Tastings
Please use Request Link Below
Private tastings are available for anytime after hours, but are not needed to come during regular hours for free tastings unless you are needing the space for a larger group for yourselves only. We are happy to accommodate your group in any way we are able to make your visit or gathering special.
Contact us for group event pricing and consider a loaf of sliced French or Italian bread along with UP oils for dipping, sliced pound cake with Balsamic Vinegars for drizzling along with a sampling of Balsamic Vinegar cake glazes, and sparkling water sample for Balsamic spritzers. Tastings include our free sampling of all oils, balsamics, and specialty vinegars.
For additional sampling items, table, and chairs for hosting your gathering at our store, please send us an inquiry. We are happy to quote a price and discuss adding most any sampling treats, drinks, or recipes using the balsamics or olive oils you would like your guests to try.
Also great small venues for bridal showers, direct sales parties, etc. Please let us know of your interest and we will customize your tasting and your quote based on guest size, event type, food needed or self provided.
Off Site Group Events & Vending
We are able to travel to events and set up a table with healthy information, samples to taste, and small sale bottles. This service is great for local health fairs, gyms, women's groups, garden clubs, etc.
Please contact us for additional details.