Dionysus in the News

NEOS KOSMOS, 16 March 2015
High-End Olive Oil, A  review of our Dionysus Extra Virgin Kalamata Olive Oil in the Melbourne based Greek Newspaper Neos Cosmos.  Also featuring Melbourne’s up and coming Celebrity Chef Mary Valle.
High-End Olive Oil


Down to Feed (DTF), January 2015
A Sydney based foodie Blog site reviewing our Dionysus Kalamata Olive Oil at a tasting event held at Alpha Restaurant in Sydney


I ate my way through, December 2014
Food review of Dionysus Extra Virgin Kalamata Olive Oil at the Alpha Food Store.


Radio its a Love Thing – 2013
Review of our successful Radio promotion campaign in Canberra June 2012


The Olive Times, 8 November 2012
Research says New Tool Measures Olive Oil ‘Healthfulness’ – The ancient Greeks knew of the health benefit of olive oil, especially from unripe olives – the making of robust styles.  Greek scientists Dr Magiatis and Dr Melliou have now used modern scientific techniques to find out on the molecular level what the ancient Greeks knew of the healthfulness of olive oil. Measuring the rate of key compounds oleocanthal and oleacein.


The International Food Wine Travel Writers Association, 19 October 2012
Flavour of Greece – A review of our olive oil by the professional Australasian Food  Wine Travel Writers Association.


Food Wine Travel, 19 October 2012
Reviving a Family Tradition – An article about our 350+ year family history as olive oil producers from Kalamata, Messinia in the Peloponnese Greece by  food critic Christine Salins.


Radio ads, June 2012
These radio ads were played on MIX 106.3 Canberra FM

Listen to the ads:

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Press ad, June 2012
Appeared in Canberra Times Food and Wine, Canberra Weekly and City News
View the ad as a PDF

The Sydney Morning Herald, 27 March 2012
Taste of the Old Coutry Worthy of the Gods – An article about the maker of Dionysus Olive Oil, his olive grove, village and family tradition.

This article also appeared in Melbourne’s  The Age.


Canberra Times, 13 March 2012
An article on the need for specifying olive varietals on the labels. A photo of our olive oil appears in the article. Note the problem for Australian growers is that it is difficult to put olive oil varietals because many, such as kalamata olive oil, have a Protected Designation of Origin.


The Olive Times, 13 march 2012
Extra Virgin of Messini more than Liquid Gold – An article by the international professional olive and olive oil producers, on a strudy of over 150 olive varietals.  The highest evidence of health benefits from olive oil comes from Messinia in the Peloponnese Greece, where we produce our olive oil.  Read this artice and The Olive Times article of 8 November 2012.


Canberra Times, 15 Feb 2012
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