Proud Descendants

An enthusiastic “revolution” in olive oil production has led to the birth of the multi awarded olive oil The Governor. Spyros and George the proud descentants of Dafnis Family, have driven their own successful route since then “marrying” tradition The innovate and technology.

A Humble Wish

There are many people asking me… what makes you love an olive tree? The answer is simple… her humble life. A tree that survives from natural disasters, produces after human catastrophes, always a great lesson, not to give up. In a year full of challenges , Governor’s Family wishes you Merry Christmas and a New […]

Get to Know “The Governor”

“The Governor” was created by an “ancient” and so far unknown Corfiot olive forest variety called “Lianolia”, which has been for centuries native to the north of the Ionian Sea and the southern Adriatic Sea. It is, therefore, the First single-variety (monovarietal) “Lianiolia” olive oil in the global market. It’s flavour, as well as the […]

DUBAI 2021 International Olive Oil Competition

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Gold Award for The Governor ! The Governor for second consecutive year won the gold award. On the way of success we path with professionalism and with happiness we welcoming the new award. In addition more great news will follow

Fox 14 News HD – Cancer’s Slippery Solution

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Fox 14 News HD took an interview from Dr. Khalid professor of ULM. The Governor Olive Oil participate on reseach projects for cancer. Having one of the most highest oleocanthal records worldwide. Health is not a marketing toll but the most valuable asset in our lives. Therefore, the biggest prize for an olive oil, is […]

EVOO of the Year

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“EVOO of the Year 2020” the “Best Olive Oil from Lianolia variety of Corfu ” & “Among the best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in the world”, according to the EVOO world rankings and the association of writes and journalists of Wines and Spirits. However from 13.342 olive oils from 42 countries and 1605 companies has […]

Origo Magazine : One of the best antioxidants

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We had the great honour to host the Hungarian journalist Mrs. Gabriella Szende. Inspired by the two “Spyros” of the family. She learned the story of Corfu from grandpa Spyros and taught the secrets of olive oil from his grandson. An interested article which describe her amazing “olive” adventure. Thank you Gabriella Link of the […]

Interview at Well and Good magazine

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An interview from producer owner of The Governor Olive Oil Mr. Spyros Dafnis Difference between a simple olive oil from a Premium one is the difference between a good olive oil and an olive oil with character! Good olive oil can be bought … bottled and sold by almost everybody or at least a good […]

Paris Match: Se régaler de la gastronomie grecque

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Feast on Greek Gastronomy Paris Match magazine wrote for The Governor Olive Oil and the passion of Dafnis brothers. Who recognised the local variety in the olive oil world with brand “The Governor”. On their base Corfu island. This green little island which rains twice as London every year. Allows the 4.5 million olive trees […]

Food and Wine Magazine: Courtesy of The Governor


Meaning of early harvest olive oils A great article from writer Shivani Vora at food and wine magazine. With the title “why you need to try early harvest olive oil right now? Explain the great meaning of early harvest olive oils and mentioned the best examples from Greece, Italy and Spain. The representative of Greek […]



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