At Olives and Oil we love wine! So much so that we have 16 rotating wines on tap all the time! Chef John Brennan has some delicious snacks for you to munch on while he walks you through a tasting of all of our wines on tap! Try wines from all around the world and have some tasty Italian snacks! Olives and Oil is located in the heart of downtown New Haven so its a great way to celebrate, or just enjoy an afternoon with friends and family!
With over 18 years of culinary experience, John Brennan has climbed through the ranks of the kitchen, working for several well-known restaurant groups along the way and eventually launching his own hospitality company in 2015 with the creation of his first concept, Elm City Social, “Kitchen & Cocktails. After being awarded CT Magazines 40 under 40 in 2015, Chef Brennan went on to open his second venture, Olives and Oil, “Italian Cucina & Wine Bar.” Chef boasts “from scratch” kitchens and serious beverage programs focused on craft cocktails, intricate wines & craft beer.
Wine and small bites
Take a seat at the bar while Chef John Brennan puts out some delicious Italian bites and walks you through a tasting of Olives and Oil's 16 wines on tap! This is an intimate tasting experience!
International Wine Tasting