Products

Exploring flavours

Peloponnesian products are held in high esteem, both in the Greek and global market. Producers’ dedication and skill, together with the coordinated efforts of local and national institutions managing and promoting agricultural products, have helped to acquaint the public with these unique, primitive, local products. The Peloponnesian Basket is an action in which many institutions […]

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Peloponnesian Olive Oil: A centuries-old elixir

Olive oil is one of the most characteristic products of the Mediterranean, synonymous with health and well-being. Modern medicine has recognized in olive oil almost “magical” properties, being one of the body’s most important shields. The well-being, longevity and durability of people who eat olive oil are now a scientifically recognized fact. Peloponnesian olive oil […]

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Peloponnesian wines scent of a myth

Peloponnesian wines are among the best in the world. Wine-producers in Peloponnese annually receive awards at world class events and are the ambassadors of wine culture in Greece. A detailed list of famous and distinguished wines from the Region of Peloponnese is as follows: PDO (VLQPRD) wines: PDO (VLQPRD) Nemea (Corinth, Argolis), PDO(VLQPRD) Mantineia (Arcadia), PDO Monemvasia-Malvasia (Laconia). […]

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Feta: Greek identity with Peloponnesian aroma

Feta is a special product, truly synonymous with Greek nutrition and culture. It is a unique cheese, sought out eagerly by its fans in markets the world over. Given the cultural diffusion in the greater Mediterranean basin, the Greekness of feta, as a Protected Designation of Origin product, initially became the subject of intense discussion. […]

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Sfella: Fire cheese

Southern Peloponnese, and in particular Messinia and Laconia, is the place where a unique cheese with a striking personality is made. This is sfella, also called “fire cheese”, due to its strong, spicy flavour. Sfella has been registered as a Protected Designation of Origin product. It is a semi-hard cheese, which is matured in brine […]

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A thousand aromas

Tripoleos apples, Kalamon olives, Mountain Mainalon honey, Tsakonian aubergines, Mantineia wine, Sfella cheese from Messinia, dried figs from Kalamata; heady aromas and authentic flavours that invade the senses. Peloponnese is privileged to participate with numerous recognized products, in the Protected Designation of Origin and the Protected Geographical Location catalogues. A multitude of other unique, local […]

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Fruits and nuts

Peloponnese boasts an inexhaustible wealth of fruit, garden produce and nuts. Each season, nature’s workshop, assisted by experienced growers, offers man unique gifts. Lotus fruit and pomegranates, citrus fruit and apples, summer melons and water-melons, walnuts, almonds and gardens in full bloom, all go to create the Peloponnesian feast. The mountainous sultana vineyards in Corinth […]

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Recognizing dedication

The institution of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), attributed to a product according to very strict criteria, is of great importance, both from a commercial, as well as from a cultural aspect. It is widely known that in the European Union countries make great efforts to secure this high distinction for their products, which automatically […]

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The Honey of Life

Mainalo is an enchanting mountain range, towering over Peloponnese, in the heart of Arcadia. Myths, legends, wonderful settlements and a vast forest make up this alluring landscape that exudes power and vitality. Mainalo is home to the black fir, a distinct species in the fir family, with numerous pharmaceutical properties. These lofty trees form the […]

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Arcadia’s Golden apples

A wonderful, distinctive variety of apples, the well-known Golden Delicious or Pilafa apples to the experts, are the pride of Arcadia. They have been recognized as a Protected Designation of Origin product and their cultivation hides a lovely story. The seed of this distinctive tree was imported to Vlachokerasia Arcadia from America by a repatriated […]

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