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Bovis Family Extra Virgin Greek Olive Oil

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Bovis Family Extra Virgin Greek Olive Oil at Rosalina’s

This is 100% pure extra virgin oil from the Korοneki Olive.

The Bovis Family, owners of Rosalina’s, have been producing the EVOO for over 100 years!

Grown in Kalamata, Greece, it’s high quality lends authenticity to the exquisite Italian dishes at Rosalina’s.

Bring a little Rosalina home with you for $20 a bottle!

Quick Bites: Rosalina

Συνεντευξη-παρουσίαση, των ιδιοκτητών του εστιατορίου ROSALINA, Tom Bovis & Lauren Bovis,  στο κανάλι


του Providence R.I.   USA

T.V. Maitre D’ Joe Zito explores the Rhode Island dining scene.

Πηγή: Quick Bites: Rosalina

Κ. Μπαλάφας: Ο κόσμος νομίζει ότι το ελαιόλαδο είναι η γη του Χρυσού. Πολύ σύντομα όμως διαπιστώνει ότι δεν ισχύει κάτι τέτοιο

Κ. Μπαλάφας: Ο κόσμος νομίζει ότι το ελαιόλαδο είναι η γη του Χρυσού. Πολύ σύντομα όμως διαπιστώνει ότι δεν ισχύει κάτι τέτοιο.Κ. Μπαλάφας: Ο κόσμος νομίζει ότι το ελαιόλαδο είναι η γη του Χρυσού. Πολύ σύντομα όμως διαπιστώνει ότι δεν ισχύει κάτι τέτοιο

Μικρά Επιχειρηματικά Βήματα!!!

Ένα ένα τα πιστοποιητικά για το ελαιόλαδο της φετινής μας σοδειάς έρχονται, για να ετοιμαστούμε για το έπόμενο βήμα: της εμφιάλωσης και της εξαγωγής μας!!!!
Οι συνεργάτες μου και εγώ δουλεύουμε μεθοδικά για την εξασφάλιση της ποιότητας, της αισθητικής και των διαδικασιών για το καλύτερο αποτέλεσμα!!  Εξάλλου τα ντοκου

What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is made simply by crushing olives and extracting the juice. It is the only cooking oil that is made without the use of chemicals and industrial refining.

Extra virgin olive oil must have no taste “defects.” It needs to have a nice flavor of fresh olives and achieve higher scores in lab tests for its chemical composition than other grades.

Since extra virgin olive oil is simply fruit juice without any additives, its quality and taste are influenced by the varieties of olives, the terroir where they were grown, and the countless decisions and production practices of a dedicated producer.


Organic oilExtra virgin is the highest quality and most expensive olive oil classification. It should have no defects and a flavor of fresh olives.

In chemical terms extra virgin olive oil is described as having a free acidity, expressed as oleic acid, of not more than 0.8 grams per 100 grams and a peroxide value of less than 20 milliequivalent O2. It must be produced entirely by mechanical means without the use of any solvents, and under temperatures that will not degrade the oil (less than 86°F, 30°C).

In order for an oil to qualify as “extra virgin” the oil must also pass both an official chemical test in a laboratory and a sensory evaluation by a trained tasting panel recognized by the International Olive Council. The olive oil must be found to be free from defects while exhibiting some fruitiness.










Olive oil tasters describe the «positive attributes» using the following terms:

  • Fruity: Having pleasant spicy fruit flavors characteristic of fresh ripe or green olives. Ripe fruit yields oils that are milder, aromatic, buttery, and floral. Green fruit yields oils that are grassy, herbaceous, bitter, and pungent. Fruitiness also varies with the variety of olive.
  • Bitter: Creating a mostly pleasant acrid flavor sensation on the tongue.
  • Pungent: Creating a peppery sensation in the mouth and throat

Read more about tasting olive oil


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