Size : 250mL
1. How is it made?
Organic grape must is extracted from grapes, mixed with organic red wine vinegar and aged in oak barrels for six years. Our honey comes from bees that gather nectar from flowers and thyme bushes located on the Mountains of Crete. Finally, balsamic vinegar is combined with the right proportion of the honey to ensure a mix that hits all the right notes.
2. What is the difference between your Mousto Balsamic Vinegar and Honey Balsamic Vinegar?
The Mousto Balsamic Vinegar has been sweetened naturally with the juice of the grapes while the Honey Balsamic Vinegar has been sweetened naturally with honey. The Honey Balsamic Vinegar is more subtle in flavour as it is not as sweet as the Mousto Balsamic Vinegar.
3. Why does the consistency of the product vary from batch to batch?
This is an organic and 100% natural product. Hence, every batch of ingredients, especially the grapes, is slightly different due to weather and crop conditions, just like wine. This can lead to slight variations in each batch of the product, especially since we do not add any caramel, fillers, binders or preservatives.
|Acropolis Organics||Other Companies|
|Our ingredients are certified organic and locally sourced.||They source their ingredients from various different farms and cannot guarantee organic content.|
|We use only one variety of grapes – Romeiki grapes.||You do not know how many varieties of grapes are used and what their quality is prior to making the vinegar.|
|We use a traditional family recipe passed down through generations in Crete.||They run tests to derive the best flavor profile to get consumers addicted while trying to use cheaper ingredients.|
|We use honey from bees that gather nectar from flowers and thyme bushes located on the Mountains of Crete.||They cut costs by adding sugar, caramel or corn syrup.|
|Our product does not have any sulphites, pectins or preservatives.||Their product has sulphites, pectins or preservatives.|
|Raw & free of gluten, dairy, nuts, Non-GMO ingredients.||No guarantee if they are raw, or include gluten, dairy, nuts or Non-GMO ingredients.|
|Our product comes from a known source – everything is done on a family estate in Crete, Greece from picking the grapes to making the Mousto and bottling the final product. This ensures total control over the process and a high quality product.||Each step of the process takes place at different sites, different cities and different countries, which leads to problems with quality control.|