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EPTAECHOS PDO OLYMPIA Extra Virgin Olive Oil 23.6 fl. oz.

EPTAECHOS PDO OLYMPIA Extra Virgin Olive Oil 23.6 fl. oz.

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  • From the Birthplace of the Olympic Games
  • Unique Terroir
  • Rich & Fruity

The olive oil from Olympia, dedicated to the Kolyreiki and Koroneiki olive varieties, is renowned for its rich and fruity flavor. Kolyreiki olives provide a pleasant, fruity taste with a hint of sweetness, while Koroneiki olives offer a robust and peppery flavor. This olive oil is versatile, ideal for drizzling, dipping, and enhancing the taste of a wide range of dishes. Olympia's unique terroir and historical significance, as the glorious birthplace of the Olympic Games, contribute to the exceptional quality of this olive oil. The olive tree, a symbol of strength and health, was sacred to the ancient Greeks. The prize for the Olympic winners was a wreath made of an olive branch, known as "Kotinos". 

An Extra Virgin Olive Oil with a unique character low acidity and dense velvety texture, with fruity lively aftertaste. The velvet texture reveals the aura of the sacred place of Olympia. 

It is dedicated to the dominant varieties of Olympia, the Kolyreiki and the Koroneiki.

Protected Geographical Indication OLYMPIA

Product Details

Each bottle contains 23.6 fl. oz / 700 mL of olive oil.

Farm Information

In Olympia, the glorious birthplace of the Olympic Games since ancient times, the olive tree was not just a food, but a symbol of strength, health, and sanctity.
Kolyreiki Olive:

Origin: The Kolyreiki olive variety is native to the region of Olympia, which is in the western part of the Peloponnese in Greece.
Characteristics: Kolyreiki olives are known for their large size and plump shape. They have a rich, fruity flavor with a slightly nutty undertone.
Olive Oil: Olive oil produced from Kolyreiki olives is often full-bodied and has a pleasant, fruity taste with a hint of sweetness.
Culinary Use: This olive oil is versatile and can be used in various culinary applications, including salads, dressings, and cooking.
2. Koroneiki Olive:

Origin: The Koroneiki olive variety is one of the most widely cultivated olive varieties in Greece and is also grown in the Olympia region.
Characteristics: Koroneiki olives are small but have a high oil content, resulting in a robust and intense flavor.
Olive Oil: Olive oil from Koroneiki olives is prized for its fruity and peppery taste, often with a slightly bitter finish.
Culinary Use: Koroneiki olive oil is commonly used in Greek and Mediterranean cuisine for drizzling, dipping, and enhancing the flavor of various dishes.

Olympia in Olive Oil Production:
Geographical Significance: Olympia, located in the western Peloponnese, is a region with a rich history of olive cultivation and olive oil production. The region's unique microclimate and terroir contribute to the distinctive characteristics of its olives and olive oils.
Historical Significance: Olympia holds historical and cultural significance as the site of the ancient Olympic Games. Olive oil was a vital part of the athletes' diets and was also used to anoint the victors.
PDO and PGI Status: Some olive oils from this region may have received recognition through Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) or Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status, signifying specific geographical origins and adherence to quality standards.


  • Athena Silver 2023 Award
  • Great Taste 2023 Award

Pairs Well With

Olive oil from Olympia, specifically with the Kolyreiki and Koroneiki olive varieties, pairs well with a variety of foods and dishes, enhancing their flavors with its rich and fruity taste. Here are some suggestions for pairings:

1. Greek Salad (Horiatiki): Drizzle this olive oil over a classic Greek salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, and feta cheese for an authentic Mediterranean experience.

2. Grilled Meats: Use Olympia olive oil as a marinade or for basting grilled meats such as lamb, chicken, or beef. Its robust flavor complements the char-grilled notes.

3. Roasted Vegetables: Brush this olive oil on roasted or grilled vegetables, like eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, and tomatoes, to enhance their natural sweetness.

4. Fresh Bread: Serve crusty bread with a small dish of Olympia olive oil for dipping, along with herbs and spices for added flavor.

5. Pasta Dishes: Drizzle over pasta dishes, especially those with bold flavors, such as garlic, chili, and anchovies, for a Mediterranean twist.

6. Mediterranean Appetizers: Pair with traditional Mediterranean appetizers like hummus, tzatziki, or baba ghanoush for added depth and authenticity.

7. Fish and Seafood: Drizzle over grilled or baked fish, such as sea bass or prawns, to complement their delicate flavors.

8. Soups and Stews: Use Olympia olive oil as a finishing touch for Mediterranean-style soups and stews, adding a fruity note to the dish.

9. Cheese Plates: Enhance the flavors of cheese plates with a drizzle of this olive oil, particularly for firm cheeses like feta or Pecorino.

10. Fruit and Desserts: Add a subtle fruity note by drizzling olive oil over fresh fruit or incorporating it into dessert recipes like cakes and pastries.

Olympia olive oil's rich and fruity flavor, with the influence of Kolyreiki and Koroneiki olives, makes it a versatile and delicious addition to a wide range of culinary creations. Feel free to experiment with these pairings to fully appreciate the depth and character of this exceptional olive oil.

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