A GORGEOUS SET OF THREE STUNNING 100% RAW ARTISAN AWARD WINNING GREEK HONEYS
The set is made up of a 500g jar of the double award winning Greek Pine and a 500g jar of probably the best Thyme honey in the world, indicated by the triple awards it has won! And last but not least, the 2* award winning Mountain Forest Honey. Comes presented in a beautiful box!
ABOUT THE HONEYS
Raw Greek Organic Pine Honey - 500g : On Mount Halkidiki - Greece. grow beautiful Pine Trees - which produce a spectacular award winning honey. This honey won Awarded the coveted Gold Award at the 2020 London Honey Awards and 2 stars at the Great Taste Awards. Certified Organic, wilderness honey from a traditional award winning Greek beekeeper.
How does it taste: Great Taste judges said of the flavour: 'Dark and sultry, this honey has the deep caramel sweetness of dates and the aroma of pine needles and leather. The texture is rich and syrupy....The overall flavour fades in sweetness and almost becomes savoury....with a herbaceousness that persists.... a sophisticated honey to be savoured." The Raw Honey Shop is the only stockist in the UK to sell this honey.
About the beekeeper: Vicky and Dimitris' bees work the trees and plants in a Natura 2000 reserve in the area of Mount Holomontas in Chalkidiki. It is a forested reserve, a very pure and wild area, with soil and climate that enables the bees to produce very special honeys - with a depth and intensity of flavour that you only find in the very best honeys. Organic beekeepers Vicky & Dimitris believe that honey in the jar should be as it was in the hives.
More on honeydew honey: This is a dark thick honey – it is known as a honeydew, because it is from the sap and resin of the tree not from flower nectar. Honeydews are high in oligosaccharides, which are known for their prebiotic qualities- aiding digestion.
Raw Greek Thyme honey 500g: This is one of the best Thyme honeys in the world - as demonstrated by the top awards it keeps winning. This honey is produced near Delphi, famous from Greek myths. - considered the centre of the world. Delphi is a place where the climate and soil combine with his bees and his beekeeping craft to produce sublime honey.
How does it taste: The Great Taste judges said: "This is a glorious honey, with a clear amber colour and delicate herbal aroma.... develops slowly with complex layers of fresh thyme and beautifully balanced sweetness....with a finish that allows the just-right sweetness and light herbal tastes to melt together."
Raw Mountain Forest honey 500g: This honey comes from the foothills of Mount Kissavos, Greece and is amongst the best forest honeys we have tasted.
How does it taste: The Great Taste Award judges said: ''Huge notes of mountain forests and the great outdoors! It has the most glorious viscosity with a luxurious velvety feel. Big notes of woods and herbs, then tapers off into soft meadows and wild flowers. A real journey of flavour, beautifully balanced and harmonious with just a touch of acidity. Delicious!".
Mountain honey facts: Bees kept at higher altitudes will have a much shorter period of time within which to gather nectar and make honey before the seasons change. This makes high altitude honeys rarer due to their smaller supply. Mountain honeys also tend to have a slightly thicker consistency due to their low moisture content.
About the beekeeper: Giorgos' is a master beekeeper behind a series of premium award winning honeys including the Thyme and Mountain Forest included in this set. His honeys keep winning top awards year after year. Giorgos' has a knack for finding the best places in Greece for his bees to produce honeys, with outstanding complex flavours. Giorgos' is certified to the highest level.
Please know that raw honey does crystallise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikipedia.
About Us - Here at The Raw Honey Shop we take honey very seriously and we believe honey should be RAW, unpasteurised and 100% natural. Since 2008 we've been introducing our customers to a whole new world of pure all natural unpasteurised raw honey. With a product catalogue consisting of over 30 different raw and organic honeys we have a variety to suit all tastes.
Thank you for visiting our shop and we look forward to introducing you to a world of raw, pure and truly wonderful natural honey, the way the bees would want it!
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