Monthly Archives: December 2011

Where is Mt. Athos?

Above is a fascinating 60 minute (CBS) segment on Mt. Athos, Halkidiki, Northern Greece. Mt. Athos is the name of the third peninsula in the Halkidiki region in Northern Greece. It is also the name of the autonomous monastic Orthodox … Continue reading

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Eleones Mt. Athos Early Harvest 2011 Is Coming!

The rarest, most intense of all Greek olive oil has been harvested, milled, and is now bottled and en-route to us. It is true “agourelaio” or Olio Nuovo as the Italians say. The first oil from unripe, green olives, and … Continue reading

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Tom Mueller Publishes “Extra Virginity”

Tom Mueller is the author that wrote the New Yorker Article “Slippery Business” , which was the first time most Americans heard the truth about the olive oil they are buying. Mueller just released a book, titled Extra Virginity, a … Continue reading

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How Good is your Olive Oil, One Cough, Two Cough, Three Cough??

Ever wonder about that peppery and irresistible urge to cough you feel at the back of your throat when you slurp some extra virgin olive oil? If you’re EVOO junkies like us (and who isn’t?) the answer is probably yes. … Continue reading

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Eleones Mt. Athos featured evoo at Ferran Adria, “Worlds Greatest Chef” Dinner at Harvard University

Last week our friend the ultra talented Jason Bond of Bondir cooked for an event “featuring some of today‚Äôs leading gastronomic experts”. Chef Ferran Adria of El Bulli fame, was on-hand, as were others. “Ferran Adria has been called the … Continue reading

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