Thursday, June 12, 2008
Kalamata Olives from Messinia Estate
Greece by David Willett, p 183: "Locals insist, though, that the finest olives are grown on Messinian soil, particularly in the Parnisos Valley, north of Messini. The regions reliable winter rains and hot summers make for perfect olive-growing conditions."
More than you want to know, unless you're a horticulturist.
The Prefecture of Messinia on Kalamata olives.