Famous and dear – perhaps most dear – our Cretan drink. Produced from the distillation of Marc (strafyla) in special craft workshops (rakokazana). It has a strong smell, pleasant taste and high alcohol, consumed at every opportunity.
Stafylos and the Onop(o)ion were the two boys that begat the Ariadne when found alone and abandoned on Naxos by Theseus God Dionysus and his wife made according to legend.
In a place covered by 13.5 million olive trees, from which at least 1000 (so marked and registered at present) have been monumental (i.e. living more than 2,000 years) might be redundant to mention in olive oil.