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.