The olive oil “Oliviennos” and “Olivos” is produced in private olive groves integrated in the Cultivation System of Holistic Management, located in the municipal district of Ano Viannos, Heraklio, Crete.
The broader oil region is characterized by the European Union as “Protected Designation of Origin” (Journal EEC no L148/21-6-1996).
Viannos is a mountainous municipality and the cultivation of olive trees is the main occupation of the inhabitants from time immemorial. The variety cultivated in this area is exclusively the “Koroneiki”.
The olive oil “Viannos Heraklio Crete PDO” is world famous known for its rich fruity taste and golden colour due to the texture of the soil, the specific climatic conditions and mild forms of cultivation.