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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

One of the advantages in clocking the mileage I manage through the vineyards is meeting people who make wine to share with friends. Most of this wine gets bottled. No label, apart from chalk or felt-pen codes. It does not enter the marketplace. There is...

Wine Roads that are designed and supported by the Wine Producers Association of the Peloponnesian Vineyard (ENOAP), as part of the greek wine tours map, whose activities extend to the Ionian Islands, are one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The two southernmost...