Greek Liquid Gold - Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 2018 harvest

Have you ever wondered where the term "Liquid Gold" came from?
The answer is - Homer!
In the Odyssey, when Odysseus emerged from the shipwreck, he was bathed by some beautiful damsels (who happened to be in the vicinity),  in olive oil
- and his handsome body appeared to glisten with 'Liquid Gold' (translation of the relevant passage coming soon)
We may not have Odysseus here, but we DO have the most delicious Liquid Gold in the world:
it's Greek, its Golden, it's Good for you - and it's JUST ARRIVED - the brand new 2018 harvest.
Our Cretan Liquid Gold Organic comes from south of Iraklion, and is rated by Charles Quest Ritson - olive oil expert and author of bestselling Dorling Kindersley book 'Olive Oil' -  as one of the most delicious oils he has tasted - giving it an amazin 9/10 (and he is a tough judge!). It is also Nigella Lawson's favourite luxury olive oil, and one of her 5 kitchen essentials! We only get limited amounts each year, so be sure to order some or pop into the cave to buy some.
From the same Cretan producers we have the Olyssos - our super-healthy olive oil: this is very low acidity and very high in polyphenols - so if you are after health effects, whilst all of our olive oils are good for you, this one is the one to go for. 
Then for those who like a bit more punch, go  for our delicious green-gold Liquid Gold - from Vordonia, in the Peloponnese. Vordonia Gold is a very rare olive oil made from the Athenolia olive - one of the oldest olive varieties in Greece. It is made in the traditional way with hydrolic pressing of the olives, and is unfiltered. The entire process is of course done with cold pressing and extraction.  
Finally, for a fantastically versatile everyday oil, perfect for cooking as well as salads, I suggest our Sparta Gold.
This is a great value oil, on special offer at the moment, produced in the eurates valley, just north of Stavia's grandfather's home in Mani!
It is quite mild, but also very low acidity.

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