EU Culinary Delights

Europe has a long history of winemaking, dating back thousands of years. The region is known for its indigenous grape and olive varieties, producing distinctive wines and products with flavors that reflect the local terroir. Two European regions with great history are Thassos and Kavala are both located in Greece, while Romania is a separate country in Eastern Europe. Each of these places has its own unique gastronomy traditions influenced by local ingredients, historical factors, and cultural influences.

Thassos is a beautiful Greek island known for its rich history and natural beauty. In terms of gastronomy, Thassos offers a blend of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine with core product the PDO Thassos Olive Oil, renowned for its high-quality olive oil and the PDO Throuba Olive Thasos while Kavala is a port city in Northern Greece and has its own culinary specialties.

Romania, a rich and fertile land with extend wine tradition has its own distinct character, combining influences from neighboring countries and its historical heritage with great wine tradition.

The EU financed campaign European Culinary Delight aims to promote the unique PDO/PGI products from Greece and Romania to consumers in USA and UK. More specifically the goal is to raise awareness for the exceptional nutritional value and authentic flavors of PDO Throumpa Thassou Olive, PGI Thassos Olive Oil, PGI Thassos Wine,  PGI Kavala Wine, PGI Terasele Dunării Wine and PDO Oltina Wine, while also highlighting their European background on food safety, quality, sustainability, traceability and authenticity.

The participant organizations are the Chamber of Kavala from Greece, which is the Coordinator of the EU campaign, and the Professional Wine Association “TERASELE DUNĂRII” OSTROV from Romania.