Dionysos  (Museum of Corinth), is the god of wine, the inspirer of ritual madness and ecstasy, and a major figure of Greek mythology, and one of the twelve Olympians, among whom Greek mythology treated Dionysus as a late arrival. He was also known as Bacchus and...

The vine did not originate in Greece; it's likely that the Caucasus, to the east, had that honor. But the ancient Greeks were making wine from grapes long before most civilizations, maybe as early as 7000 B.C. And yet, many Americans' knowledge of the country's...

Μια πραγματικά αξέχαστη εμπειρία βίωσαν 120 καλεσμένοι απο 90 χώρες του κόσμου, την περασμένη Δευτέρα 29 Μαϊου 2017 στην Θεσσαλονίκη, μέσα απο την μοναδική αίσθηση των ποιοτικών ελληνικών κρασιών που τους πρόσφεραν οι άνθρωποι του “The Greek Wine Experience” στα πλαίσια του συνεδριακού οινοτουρισμού. Μέσα απο...

As an aperitif Sun-dried sweet wines originated from every part of Greece. Taste the worldwide famous Santorinian Vinsánto, made by blending together the varieties of Assýrtiko and Aidáni.The famous Vinsanto, a luscious sweet wine, is made from sun-dried grapes and aged by law for at least...

According to Greek mythology, Cephalus (Kephalus), son of Hermes and Ersi, while being chased by the gods, arrived in “Athenian land” (“Athinaea” in Greek), where he planted a vine to remind him of his home, Athens. In the course of time, “Athenian” became “Thrinaea” and...

Apart from Greece’s world-renowned and distinguished gems—Assyrtiko Santorini, Moschofilero Mantinia, Nemea Agiorgitiko and Xinomavro Naoussa / Amynteo / Goumenissa—there are several new, up-and-coming grape varieties which, depending on the type and style of wine they yield, show impressive potential and seem to be but a...

Locals carefully grow and mature ROBOLA in a way that has made them famous for the quality wines produced. The Omala Valley of Kefallonia is the island’s primary wine-region, and most vineyards and wineries are clustered around St. Gerasimos Monastery. Most are open to the...

Greek Wines: 7 Greek Varietals to Know Though they’ve been around for four millennia, Greek wines are a bit overlooked today. We have been performing Greek wine tasting several times on indigenous varieties and we are pointing out seven varietals to look for. Greek wines may be...

What would be the wines that could matches to every kind of fish? How easy is to do greek wine and food pairing? Each fish corresponds to a number of possible combinations of wine. Fishes, depending on their texture and their flavor can be divided into four...

According to Greek and international wine experts, that have reviewd a great number of samples, we have completed a list of the 10 best Greek red wines, made from indigenous Greek grapes. 1. 2008 Domaine Sigalas Mavrotragano, PGI Cyclades. 94 points. 100% mavrotragano. (50+ yrs. old vines) organic. 18 months new French oak. Regional food: Kleftiko, World:...