Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Sparta)
In the heart of the Peloponnese, at the capital of one of the main olive producing areas in Greece, the recently established museum is ready to guide visitors through the extraordinary culture of the olive. Inextricably intertwined with the Greek and Mediterranean identity, the culture and technology of the olive and olive production is the museum’s raison d’ étre.
The exhibition explores the countless facets of the olive in Greece, from antiquity to modern times. Its role in religion, mythology, art and of course, in the economy, is examined in a lively and entertaining way. The importance of the olive and olive oil in the lives of the Greek people is vividly reflected in the numerous exhibits from prehistoric tools to medieval machinery and modern cosmetic products. The olive, one of the basic components of the famous Mediterranean diet, has been a constant inspiration to Greek artists and a driving force for mechanical innovations. With both indoor and outdoor collections, the museum unravels the power of the olive in the shaping and development of the Greek civilization and the Greek psyche.
"Ta Vorina", at the Port of Thessaloniki
The 37 wine-producing Northern-Greece Wine members, invite you for another wine tasting trip of wines and spirits from the nothern-Greek vineyard, in the well-known annual exhibition "Ta Vorina"
Testing seminars for Ouzo Matarelli
In the heart of the Peloponnese, at the capital of one of the main olive producing areas in Greece, the recently established museum is ready to guide visitors through the extraordinary culture of the olive.