The olive is a noble fruit, representing big ideas. Ancient Olympians were awarded an olive wreath as a symbol of victory and honor and the olive branch representing peace and hope is biblical. The oldest olive tree we visited was over 3,000 years old and still produced fruit. An olive in the bottom of your Martini is not a meaningless orb, it is root to the beginning of civilization itself. Give your Martini the garnish it deserves.