words about me & my workshop...
I build my workshop in my own property among
big olive trees and wine grows.
My family lives in Marineika for
about four centuries. Marinos Avouris was the first who came
to live in this area. Actually, the name of the village (Marineika) comes
from his first name. Marineika means : "the place of
Marinos" or "the place where Marinos lives". For all these
centuries my family worked on the land, our main
products being olive oil, Corinth raisins, wine, lemons etc.
My father (who also has
the name Marinos Avouris) is also a farmer keeping the tradition of my
Some of the olive trees you
will see on your way to my workshop are more than 1000 years old!!! We call
them Dopies (it means something like "local", "native").
You can recognize them by their big-thick main branches and the way the split
like being two or three different trees.
If you like olive
oil, or if you can't find organic extra fine olive oil in your
country, you can make a special gift to you and your family! You can
find here organic virgin olive
oil , product of my
father, Marinos D.
Avouris. So don't forget
to ask me!
You can also find here wine of best quality, also product of
You can visit my workshop by car from Zakynthos town (distance
4 Km), or after a
pleasant walk (25 minutes) among olive trees from Tsilivi. There are three different paths
(all with magnificent view of the inner part of Zakynthos island towards Laganas Bay) which bring you to my
workshop from Tsilivi beach. For details on how to find my workshop visit
the page of Zakynthos Map.
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