EVOO Marketplace, Colorado’s original olive oil & aged balsamic sampling room, was founded in 2008 by Mick and Carolyn Major. After 30+ years in the digital graphics business, Mick decided to follow a different path, and pursue his passion for cooking and the culinary arts. On a leap of faith, during tumultuous economic times, they moved from Appleton, Wisconsin to Denver to open their first shop (located at 1338 15th Street in lower-downtown Denver). Based on the simple concept “taste before you buy”, the store was a tremendous hit with home chefs, and the local foodie community. Their customer base grew quickly across Colorado, and they soon realized it was time to expand their business to meet their customer’s’ needs. In November 2011, Mike Major (the son of Mick and Carolyn) retired after 18 years in the academic and corporate Biotech industry and moved his family from Chicago and opened our second store in historic Downtown Littleton, located at 2660 W. Main Street. In mid 2012 EVOO Marketplace opened their third store inside the Aspen Emporium in Aspen, Colorado. You can also find their daughter, Stephanie, at local farmers’ markets throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall. In addition, Stephanie is the event manager for private in-store tasting parties & cooking demonstrations. The Major family embraces this philosophy: “We pride ourselves on providing our customers the freshest, purest, highest quality and healthiest extra virgin olive oils from around the World along with authentic barrel-aged Italian balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy. In doing so we also strive to educate and provide a tasting experience unlike no other in Colorado. We are proud to offer over 50 of the finest and freshest extra-virgin olive oils, flavor-fused/infused olive oils, barrel-aged Italian balsamic vinegars, and barrel-aged flavor infused balsamic condimentos from around the World. We look forward to working with you and welcome you to ‘Tap the Fusti™” at EVOO Marketplace-A Colorado original concept.