Greek Liquid Gold
A new independent website in English focused on authentic Greek extra virgin olive oil took its name from the phrase the epic poet Homer used for the juice of the olive: “Liquid Gold.” The site www.greekliquidgold.com will show and tell you everything you may want to know about olive oil, especially authentic Greek extra virgin olive oil, its properties, production, producers, history, awards, and health benefits. You can find Greek olive oil recipes and photos, stories and news from the Greek olive oil world, and links to other pages with additional information. You can also learn about agrotourism and culinary tourism destinations in Greece on a page dedicated to these topics.
In Greece 80% of the olive oil is the highest quality, extra virgin--the highest percentage of extra virgin in the world. Every day, Greek producers work hard to achieve this top quality, with many winning awards for their olive oil’s flavor at international competitions. Aware of the enormous health benefits gained by consuming extra virgin olive oil, which can prevent and fight numerous diseases, according to scientific studies, Greeks also strive to make the healthiest olive oils they can.
A companion Greek Liquid Gold Facebook page provides daily updates on news from the Greek olive oil world, discoveries about olive oil’s health benefits, recipes with olive oil, and photos from the olive groves of Greece.