We tasted products from around the country to find the best of the best from small-production food artisans. By Cindy Hatcher
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Global Gardens Black Currant Champagne Vinegar ($19 for 500 ml)
Theo Stephan makes a variety of oils and vinegars under her Global Gardens label. The black currant vinegar is a great balance of vinegar and fruit—such pure flavor that it needs just a dash of olive oil to make a dressing or marinade.