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...

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...

Visit Greece. A land of unbelievable beauty and diversity. Although 80% of its terrain is mountainous or semi-mountainous, making it one of Europe’s hilliest countries, at the same time its coastline is approximately 16,000km in length of which 7,500km belong to the islands in the Greek...

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...

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...

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...