History of Vinegar: Date Vinegar: The oldest recorded vinegar

Reginald SmithAll About Vinegar, Regional Vinegars, Vinegar History, Vinegars0 Comments

When we think of vinegar in the US, we typically think primarily of white, wine, or apple cider vinegar. However, in historical context, only wine vinegar has a known history of thousands of years. While cider is probably old too, primarily in Celtic societies, white distilled vinegar is only about 150 years old. So which vinegar has the oldest recorded … Read More

White distilled vinegar – ingredients explained

Reginald SmithAll About Vinegar, Vinegar History, Vinegars, White Distilled/Spirit Vinegar0 Comments

                      What is white distilled vinegar?? There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about what white distilled vinegar is, what it means to have “organic” white distilled vinegar, etc. Here I will try to explain in detail and clear up any misconceptions. First, a bit of history. White distilled … Read More

What is vinegar ??

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Vinegar: something that everyone knows, uses, and maybe even loves but also something very few know much about. The word vinegar in English comes from the French Vin Aigre or “sour wine”. In formal terms, vinegar is a dilute solution of acetic acid. Acetic acid is a relatively weak acid as far as they go, though it can still be … Read More

Welcome from the Eternal Condiment!

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Welcome to our new blog! My name is Reginald Smith, president of Supreme Vinegar. We manufacture a variety of fruit vinegars as well as mother of vinegar for those who want to make their own vinegars. Why the Eternal Condiment? Vinegar is one of the earliest condiments known to man. It probably vies with honey as the first, since it … Read More