Reading a Greek Wine Label Greek Wines: Hard to Pronounce Easy to Drink The wine label is the consumer’s important first contact with the wine. Over half of the wine buyer’s decision is based on the appearance of the wine label. A well-made label promotes the unique...

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...

Instructions Step 1 Heat 5 tbsp. oil in a 5-qt. pot over high heat. Add the parsley, oregano, bay leaves, onions, and fennel; cook, stirring often, for 4 minutes. Add the eel, the bones and head of the sea bass, 1 1⁄2 cups wine, and 9 cups...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

Agiorgitiko (r) One of the two most important red varieties of the Greek vineyard which we come across mainly in the Peloponnese and mostly in Nemea, but because of its dynamics, gradually in other parts of Greece too. It is a multifunctional variety since, except from...

In order to fully and safely enjoy wine, all that is needed is to keep in mind some simple responsible drinking guidelines: • Drink slowly and savor the wine • Accompany wine with good food even if it is a light meal • Accompany your wine drinking with...

With their premium quality, distinct character, and unadulterated sense of terroir, the new wines of Greece win over even the most demanding wine lover. Their attributes are further fortified in the case of the Greek dessert wines which have found in the sun a willing...